City News

The City of Rochelle Street Division has announced plans for a full adulticide mosquito control application throughout the community June 29, 30 and July 1. This application will be performed from approximately 8pm to 1am, weather permitting, when mosquitos are most active.  Please avoid direct contact with the spray as…
The City of Rochelle is excited to accept proposals for the redevelopment of the former Patterson Lumber Building site and a 1.3-acre downtown lot at the corner of 2nd Avenue and Washington Street. “We’re excited to see more redevelopment take place in our Downtown corridor,” said City Manager Fiegenschuh.  “The…
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad has notified the City of Rochelle of rail crossing work beginning June 7th in the early morning hours.  Work will begin at Steam Plant Road, moving west to Oregon, closing one crossing at a time.  The crew will then come back through a second time…
The City of Rochelle’s property maintenance code is in place to ensure the safety of the public and to preserve and protect the character of Rochelle’s neighborhoods, industrial parks and commercial areas.  Property maintenance codes address issues such as tall grass and weeds; trash on the property; or building maintenance…
The City of Rochelle is excited to accept proposals for the site of the former Hickory Grove building.  The two-acre parcel is located near the intersection of Routes 251 and 38 in the heart of Rochelle and would make an ideal location for a new business endeavor. “Our City Council…
The City of Rochelle is pleased to announce its annual Fireworks display to take place on Saturday July 2nd at dusk.  The show will take place in the usual location, just to the west of Cooper and Atwood Parks.  Local food vendors and the Municipal Band will join the celebration. …
Would you like to learn about your local government? Would you like to know more about the services the city provides? Do you wonder where your tax dollars are spent? If you answered yes to any of these questions, the City of Rochelle Citizens Academy is for you. Citizens Academy…
The City of Rochelle and the Office of Mayor John Bearrows announce the Rochelle Community of Opportunity Spring 2022 Hiring Expo to be held on May 6, 2022, in the Blue Gym at the Rochelle Township High School, 1401 East Flagg Road. The in-person city-wide Expo will feature over 40…
4th Avenue between 3rd Street and Main Street, including the intersection of Main Street and 4th Avenue, will be closed for storm sewer improvements beginning May 2, 2022. All work is scheduled to be completed by Friday May 6, 2022. Advance warning, detour and other temporary traffic control devices will…
N. Main Street, between 10th Avenue and McConaughy Avenue will be closed to traffic on April 21-27 for storm sewer replacement. Residents north of 1015 N. Main Street will be able to access their property from McConaughy Avenue. Residents south of 1015 N. Main will be able to access their…
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