City News

Today we celebrated the completion of $3Million in water system upgrades to treat radium at our Hayes Road well.   The $3 million project was designed, permitted and constructed over a period of two years. This project also included 3,500 feet of 21” sewer line extension along Steward Rd. Funding was…
At their regular meeting on August 10th, Rochelle’s City Council voted to enhance and extend utility assistance programs for residential customers struggling to pay their balance. The utility offers a deferred payment program where customers can avoid disconnection by entering into a payment agreement.  The agreement allows for a 5%…
Shop local to save on your RMU bill!  The City of Rochelle and Rochelle Municipal utilities are kicking off a new program to encourage support of local businesses impacted by COVID-19.  By spending $300 at designated local businesses within RMU’s service territory, which includes Creston and Hillcrest, and submitting those…
The City has identified approximately 650 feet of deficient concrete gutter on the west side of the 1200 block of Westview Dr. Concrete gutter will be removed and replaced on the west side of the street starting at 1261 Westview Dr. continuing north for approximately 650 feet to 1207 Westview…
The City has identified approximately 350 feet of deficient concrete gutter on the east side of the 600 block of N. 6th St. Concrete curb & gutter will be removed and replaced on the east side of the street starting at 6th Avenue continuing north for approximately 350 feet to…
UPDATE: The Contractor has informed City of Rochelle staff that this project has been delayed to August 10-14. The City of Rochelle's Sealcoat Project is set for August 3-8, resulting in periodic lane closures in several areas. Please use caution while traveling through construction zones and pay close attention to traffic control devices…
Weather permitting, Rochelle Municipal Utilities will begin their annual hydrant flushing project July 22.  All 950 hydrants in the City of Rochelle will be flushed beginning near RTHS and moving south as the project progresses.  The fire hydrants are opened and allowed to run in an effort to circulate water…
The City of Rochelle Community Development Department is available to serve you this summer! A mailbox to pick up permit applications has been installed on the South end of the building at 333 Lincoln Highway. Completed applications may be dropped off in the secure drop-box at the East end of…
Rochelle Municipal Utilities is pleased to announce that the new radium removal treatment plant on Hayes Rd is now officially online.    The $3 million project was designed, permitted and constructed over a period of two years. This project also included 3,500 feet of 21” sewer line extension along Steward Rd. Funding was possible…
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