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Easter Eggstravaganza Poster


In order to meet stricter Federal and State drinking water regulations, the City of Monroe operates its water treatment plant located on Lake Twitty using the practice of “chloramination” to disinfect the drinking water. The chloramination process, which uses a combination of chlorine...


The City of Monroe Water Resources Department has announced the opening schedule for the city lakes. Lake Lee and Lake Monroe are scheduled to open Monday, March 1. Lake Twitty will open on Tuesday, March 2.

The open season will run from March 1 to approximately Nov. 1. Hours of operations...


The City of Monroe will be replacing one sanitary sewer main in the street right-of-way on Concord Avenue between Kerr Street and Pedro Street and two sanitary sewer mains on Helms Street between Patton Avenue and Engleside Street. Weather permitting, work will begin on Wednesday, Feb. 17 and will...


Well, here we are; nearly a year after we had to stand up and take notice of a new overseas viral threat, we are still fighting a battle that has caused nothing but mayhem in our personal and professional lives. COVID has made many of us sick and has taken too many of the lives of friends, family,...


The City of Monroe held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Jan. 28 to put a new liquefied natural gas plant officially into operation. The plant will supplement the City’s gas supply during times of peak demand when the cost of gas increases exponentially. The City of Monroe is only the second municipality...


The City of Monroe Water Resources Construction Division will be replacing approximately 1,295 linear feet of existing two-inch steel water main on Louise Drive between Arden Drive and Midwood Drive. This improvement will enhance water service to the customers in this area. Construction activities...


The City of Monroe Water Resources Department will be conducting sewer system smoke testing at various locations throughout Monroe beginning Jan. 18 and continuing until mid-March. 

Smoke testing is an innovative technology where a harmless smoke product is blown into sewer manholes...


Frozen Pipes PSA


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...


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