City News

The Union Pacific Railroad crossing on Mulford Road, between Rt. 38 and Creston Road, will be closed from Monday April 9th through Wednesday April 11th. The closure is necessary due to maintenance of the track and/or crossing surface. Roadsafe will be providing traffic control services for the Union Pacific Railroad…
The electrical system infrastructure upgrade is currently in progress in the area of Route 251 North, Bethel Road (east and west of Route 251), Lynnville Road, and portions of Kent, Queens and Kings Roads. 36 customers in that area will experience a power outage on March 21st, 2018 from 8:00…
Governor Rauner dropped into the Hub City on Tuesday afternoon to speak with local business leaders at the RMU Technology Center. He highlighted his commitment to bringing more businesses to Illinois through lowering the cost of doing business by reforming Illinois’ outdated workers compensation system and freezing property taxes. He…
Northern Illinois Disposal will resume weekly Yard Waste Recycling with pick-ups beginning March 19th. Yard waste is collected on your regular garbage day. All yard waste such as grass, leaves, flowers, plants, and sticks are recyclable through the yard waste recycling program every week, beginning March 19 and continuing through…
On Thursday, February 22, 45 mayors from throughout Illinois and representatives of the Illinois Municipal League gathered in Washington, D.C. to attend a “Mayors of Illinois White House Conference” and discuss issues of importance to municipalities. The purpose of the conference was to build working relationships between mayors and high-ranking…
UPDATE (2/21/18 at 4:12pm) --  The male juveniles (ages 14 and 15) were charged with unlawful use of a weapon (class 2 felony) and disorderly conduct (class A misdemeanor). Both males were transported to the Kane County Juvenile Center. The weapon was found to be a CO2 powered pistol.  …
For the fourth year in a row, the City of Rochelle has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (CAFR) for the fiscal year 2016 by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. An Award of Financial Reporting Achievement has been awarded…
The City of Rochelle Street Division has announced that snow removal operations will be taking place in the downtown area on Tuesday morning 2/13/18 beginning at 12:00 A.M. Crews will be removing snow from the downtown area curbs, sidewalks and municipal parking lots. Snow that is removed will be pushed…
City of Rochelle and Rochelle Municipal Utilities Offices will be closed due to the significant snowfall on Friday February 9th.  As always, our Police, Fire, Street and essential Utility crews will continue to provide services.  

No Trash Pickup 2/8

February 8, 2018
Northern Illinois Disposal has cancelled all trash collection for tomorrow February 9th. Collection will take place Saturday for any business or residence typically collected on Friday.