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The City of Monroe Water Resources Department has announced the closing date for Lake Lee, Lake Monroe, and Lake Twitty. Oct. 31 will be the last day of fishing and boating for the season. Monroe City lakes are open seasonally from approximately March 1 to Nov. 1 each year. During the time the lakes...


This is a reminder that loose leaf pickup runs from mid-October through February. Piles are vacuumed up every 10-14 days.  Please place leaves above the curb and away from the street. Place piles where vacuum trucks can reach them but not in the streets, storm drains, road gutters, ditches, or...


Dear Friends,

It is with heartfelt sadness and disappointment that we have to announce the cancellation of the 2020 Warbirds Over Monroe Air Show.

While we were optimistic  that the Governor’s Executive Order moving North Carolina to Phase 3 would make provisions for...


The City of Monroe Water Resources Construction Division will be replacing approximately 480 linear feet of existing eight-inch cast iron water main along East Green Street between Hough Street and South Thompson Street to improve water service to customers in this area. Construction activities are...


We can no longer MASK our excitement!

The Monroe Aquatics and Fitness Center is happy to announce our reopening on Monday, September 28, contingent upon adequate staff being secured and trained.  We will operate at limited capacity following guidelines set forth by Executive Order #163,...



While these past few months have been difficult to say the least, the leadership and staff at the City of Monroe have continued to provide the high level of service our businesses and residents have grown accustomed to. We trust that you, your friends, neighbors, and family members are well.

While...


In an effort to consolidate all information about City closings, cancellations, modifications, and other actions in response to COVID-19, we have created a dedicated Web page.  Please click...


In accordance with Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order 124, the City of Monroe will do the following with respect to our residential utilities customers (water, sewer, gas and electric) from March 31, 2020 to May 30, 2020 (unless otherwise extended by Governor Cooper):

• The...


The City of Monroe would like to inform all residents that there may a delay in yard waste pickup over the next few weeks. With the number of residents staying home at this time, there is a larger than normal quantity of yard waste on each service day. Waste Pro will continue collection and will work...


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Proclamation 2020-05 p1Please click here for helpful information and tips.


Yard Waste and Debris Collection Information

Due to the debris resulting from Hurricane Florence, the City of Monroe would like to remind its residents of the general guidelines for yard waste collection.

  • Residents should not place any debris...

To report damage sustained to your property, please follow the link below to the Union County Damage Assessment Self-Reporting Webpage.

https://www.crisistrack.com/public/unionNC/citizenRequest.html


If you are interested in being a food vendor for a City of Monroe event, please click on the link below for rules, regulations, selection criteria, and application.

Special Event Food Vendor Information


Please follow this link to the City of Monroe's You Tube Channel for City Council Meetings:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzrGKOKR72fmCEn7D0f9mlg/feed?view_as=subscriber