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Rochelle officials along with the Howard Hayes family celebrated the completion of the newest water tower today. The project, with a total cost of nearly $5 Million includes a 750,000 gallon elevated storage tank, well house, pump, and connecting water main. The new tower also includes the City’s new branding…
As of Friday May 19th, the boil orders for Sunset Terrace, North 14th Street, Scott Avenue and Highland Avenue have been lifted.
We are continuing boil orders for 1101-1353 Sunset Terrace and 14th Street; 1416, 1420 and 1425 Highland; 1122 to 1146 N 14th Street; and 1102-1301 Scott Avenue. These boil orders are in effect through Friday or until further notice.
A precautionary boil order is in effect for Sunset Terrace in Rochelle through Wednesday due to a water main break in the area.
Rochelle’s City Council is pleased to announce that the search for the City’s newest City Manager has begun. The City will accept applications through June 12, 2017. The Council is searching for a City Manager who understands the issues facing a municipality such as Rochelle in today’s economic climate with…
The City of Rochelle would like to remind property owners, including owners of rental property or vacant lots, that local ordinances require lawn maintenance. Any grass or weeds exceeding eight inches in height are considered a nuisance and will be cited by the City of Rochelle’s property maintenance inspector. Interested…
The Rochelle City Council is pleased to announce that Sue Messer has been named Interim City Manager for the City of Rochelle. The interim period may last as long as six months from the date of the vacancy created by the outgoing City Manager, per City Code. Once the incoming…
The City of Rochelle Street Division will resume work along 20th Street the week of April 10th, weather permitting. Beginning next week, work will resume on the ditches along 20th Street beginning on the East side of the street, followed by the West. In May, we will accept bids for…
Beginning April 5th, the City of Rochelle Street Department will be clearing Kyte Creek banks from Parkview Drive running North along the bike path (behind Alfanos & First Presbyterian Church). Crews will be repairing creek bank and clearing debris from drainage tiles through the end of the week. Please use…
The City of Rochelle welcomes two new City Council Members as a result of the April 4th Election:  Kathryn Shaw-Dickey and John Bearrows.  Dan McDermott will serve another term on the Council.   We offer our thanks and gratitude to our two outgoing Council Members:  Kathy Hollonbeck and Dave Eckhardt.…