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Did you know that over 2 million tons of electronics are discarded each year? Keeping these items out of landfills is essential – as most of them contain hazardous or toxic materials. An Electronics Recycling Event will be held at Rochelle Township High School located at 1401 Flagg Road in…
The Mayor and City Council approved the City of Rochelle joining the National League of Cities (NLC) Drug Prescription Discount Card Program in February of 2010. The NLC reported that during the past twelve months 238 Rochelle citizens have used the program for 478 different prescriptions with a total savings…
Rochelle City Clerk Bruce McKinney announced that the Rochelle City Council will meet in a Special Meeting on Friday, February 18, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. and go into Executive Session for the purpose of interviewing candidates for the City Manager's position under Section (c) (1) of the Open Meeting Act.…
Rochelle Police Chief Eric Higby has lifted the Extreme Snow Emergency Parking Ban that was declared February 2, 2011. Vehicles can now be parked on either side of the street, where allowed, as long as the snow has been plowed in the area.
Rochelle City Clerk Bruce McKinney announced that the Rochelle City Council will meet in a Special Meeting on Friday, February 11, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. and go into Executive Session for the purpose of interviewing candidates for the City Manager’s position under Section (c) (1) of the Open Meeting Act.…
The Rochelle Fire Department and RMU Water Operators ask that you please shovel the snow piled on and around the fire hydrants in the parkways near your homes. Water Operators are cleaning around the hydrants that are located at the schools, hospital and nursing homes, but we need your help.…

Trash Pickup Update

February 3, 2011
Rochelle Disposal will pick up trash for those who are on the Wednesday route as well as those on the Thursday route today. Please place trash in front of the snow at the end of your driveway so that it is visible to the drivers. Thank you for your cooperation…

Downtown Snow Removal

February 3, 2011
The City of Rochelle Street Division has announced that the winter snow emergency parking ordinance is now in effect for downtown streets and parking lots. Beginning Thursday February 3, 2011 at 1:00 A.M., crews will begin removing snow from the downtown area and Municipal Parking lots. There is no parking…
Mayor Chet Olson has announced that offices at City Hall and RMU Customer Service will be closed on Wednesday February 2. These closures do not apply to Public Safety and Emergency Services such as Police, Fire, Streets, and Utilities.
Rochelle, IL – With significant snowfall in our forecast, the City of Rochelle would like to remind residents to use caution while traveling in winter weather. Please leave early and use extra caution to arrive safely at your destination.