City News

The City of Rochelle, in its continuing effort to support the revival and development of local business, has again approved the Façade Improvement Program for 2023. The City will provide a 50% matching grant, with a maximum amount of $5,000 to business or building owners who complete eligible improvements to…

Winter Storm Information

December 21, 2022
With forecasted subzero temperatures, snow and high winds, the City of Rochelle and RMU have announced the following: City & RMU Offices will close at Noon on Thursday, December 22nd.  Offices are closed Friday, December 23rd as Christmas Eve Observed. The odd/even parking ordinance will come into effect with three inches…
The City of Rochelle's leaf vacuum service ends for the season on Friday, December 2nd.  Leaves and landscape waste will be collected via Northern Illinois Disposal's weekly landscape waste pickup through December 15th.
The 2022 Old Fashioned Christmas Walk will take place on Friday December 2 throughout Downtown Rochelle from 4-8pm.   The parade steps off at 5:30, strolling down Lincoln Highway.  Visit Santa and roast a s'more at the Museum from 4-7pm.  His reindeer will be parked at Terri Shaeffer State Farm Insurance…
ROCHELLE, IL – The City of Rochelle and the Greater Rochelle Economic Development Corporation (GREDCO) today announced plans to open a new intermodal container yard in the heart of Rochelle’s industrial park. A groundbreaking event was held at the Rochelle Intermodal Transload Center (RITC) served by the City of Rochelle…
The community is invited to attend a Veteran's Day Memorial Ceremony on November 11th at 11:00am at Lawnridge Cemetery. 
Candidate packets for one (1) 4-year full-term Mayor and three (3) 4-year full-term Council Members in the City of Rochelle are available in the Clerk’s Office at Rochelle City Hall located at 420 N 6th Street. City residents running for the office must file as if there will be a…
The City of Rochelle's Sealcoat Project is set to take place beginning at 6AM on Wednesday 9/14 and finishing on Friday 9/16 by 4PM, resulting in periodic lane closures in several areas. Please use caution while traveling through construction zones and pay close attention to traffic control devices and flaggers.…
The City of Rochelle is thrilled to be a recipient of over $1.1 Million for downtown redevelopment as part of Governor Pritzker's Rebuild Illinois' Downtowns and Main Streets program.  Improvements to our downtown attract small business, create jobs, and improve the quality of life for our residents.  Rochelle is one…
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