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4th Avenue between 3rd Street and Main Street, including the intersection of Main Street and 4th Avenue, will be closed for storm sewer improvements beginning May 2, 2022. All work is scheduled to be completed by Friday May 6, 2022. Advance warning, detour and other temporary traffic control devices will…
N. Main Street, between 10th Avenue and McConaughy Avenue will be closed to traffic on April 21-27 for storm sewer replacement. Residents north of 1015 N. Main Street will be able to access their property from McConaughy Avenue. Residents south of 1015 N. Main will be able to access their…
Lincoln Highway, between 4th and 5th Avenues will be closed to traffic on April 4, 5 and 6 for a water service replacement for two downtown buildings. Advance warning, detour and other temporary traffic control devices will be posted near the affected area. Please use caution while traveling in this…
The City of Rochelle and Northern Illinois Disposal will be delivering new trash cans to residents the week of March 21st. Residential garbage collection using the new cans will begin on March 28th.  Starting March 28th and going forward, all residential garbage, recycling, yard waste, and brush collection within City…
Northern Illinois Disposal will resume weekly Yard Waste Recycling with pick-ups beginning March 14th.  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 14 and continuing through…
Zekelman Industries, the largest steel pipe and tube manufacturer in North America, has announced plans to commence operations in Rochelle, Il in the fall of this year. This development is expected to create between 100 and 150 jobs on this campus. The City of Rochelle expects the project to foster…
New Trash Can Distribution Trash collection for single-family homes and apartment buildings with three or less units, within Rochelle City limits:  The City of Rochelle has contracted with Northern Illinois Disposal to provide each residence a 95-gallon wheeled trash can with a flip-top lid.  Cans will be delivered in late…
The City of Rochelle, in its continuing effort to support the revival and development of local business, has expanded its Façade Improvement Program to all business owners and operators within the community. The City will provide a 50% matching grant, with a maximum amount of $5,000 to business or building…
The City of Rochelle will once again offer curbside Christmas Tree recycling between January 3-14th.  Anyone who would prefer to drop off a tree for recycling may leave the tree behind the band shell at Atwood Park anytime between December 26 and January 23.  Please remember to remove all decorations,…