City News

The City of Rochelle and Rochelle Municipal Utilities offices will be closing at 3pm on Tuesday January 29th and all day on Wednesday January 30th due to the extreme wind chills.  As always, utility and emergency crews will be on duty.  For your safety and that of our first responders,…
The Rochelle Golf Course Committee will not meet on Monday, January 28th as originally scheduled. The next Golf Course Committee meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 25, 2019 at 3:30 pm in the Golf Course Pro Shop.
Due to the inclement weather, City of Rochelle and RMU Offices will be closing at Noon today.  As always, essential emergency, street and utility services will continue.  
The City of Rochelle Street Department will conduct snow removal in the Downtown area beginning at 1:00AM on Thursday January 24. During this time, parking will only be allowed in the following lots: Lot #3 South Section only at 6th St. & 4th Ave. Lot #8 South Section located at…
The RMU Water Department will host an Electronics Recycling Drop-Off Day for RMU Customers on Saturday January 12 from 8am-Noon.  Those dropping off items will be required to show a photo ID Acceptable items for drop-off include:  televisions, monitors, printers, computers, fax machines, keyboards, electronic mice, VCRs, portable digital music…
Break out your rake! The City of Rochelle Street Department will offer one extra leaf vacuum date on Monday December 17th thanks to the warmer temps and melting snow. Please note the following: Please rake all leaves into the City parkway up to the edge of curb, or edge of…
The City of Rochelle’s 13th Annual Christmas Tree Festival was an overwhelming success.  Thirteen decorated tabletop trees, wreaths, centerpieces and holiday gift baskets were displayed in City Hall with the bidding culminating at 6:30p.m. on Friday, December 7th during the Downtown Christmas Walk Festivities.  Visitors to the festival were delighted…

Candidate Workshop

November 28, 2018
The City of Rochelle has scheduled a workshop for all candidates running for the office of Council Member and Mayor on Monday, December 17, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the lower level conference center at Rochelle City Hall. This will be an opportunity for candidates to learn about the roles…
Downtown Snow Removal The City of Rochelle Street Division has announced that snow removal operations will be taking place in the downtown area on Wednesday morning 11/28/18 beginning at 2:00 A.M. Crews will be removing snow from downtown area curbs, sidewalks and municipal parking lots. Snow that is removed will…
Visit Downtown Rochelle on Friday December 7th for our Annual Old Fashioned Christmas Walk! Start your weekend by visiting Santa at the Flagg Township Museum from 4:00-7:00pm on Friday evening. The Flagg Township Museum will decorate a special place for Santa Claus to meet your children and hear their wishes…