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City Council will have their Strategic Planning Meeting (4:00 p.m.) and Council Regular Meeting (6:00 p.m.) on August 10, 2021.  The meetings will also be recorded and posted for the public to watch on the City of Monroe YouTube channel at Monroe North Carolina Government 


The City of Monroe Construction Division will be replacing approximately 1,600 linear feet of existing six-inch cast-iron water main along Iceman Street between Dover Place and Guild Street. The improvement will enhance water service to customers in this area. Construction activities are scheduled...


The City of Monroe is currently accepting information requests for the 2021 City of Monroe Citizens Academy. This is a an eight-week program starting on September 13 that will meet on Monday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to roughly 7:30 p.m. Each session will begin at City Hall. Space is limited.


The City of Monroe Construction Division will be replacing approximately 220 linear feet of existing six-inch cast iron water main along Dover Place between Dover Street and Iceman Street. The improvement will enhance water service to customers in this area. Construction activities are scheduled to...


The City of Monroe Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a barbecue food vendor for the Music On Main Concert Series. The vendor must provide a menu that specializes in barbecue. Selection will be based on the uniqueness and variety of the menu.


In an effort to provide continued education to our customers, Waste Pro and Solid Waste Staff will be using tags to identify items that are not placed at the curb correctly for pickup.  Each service is listed with several examples as to why items were not collected. 

If you receive...


The Monroe Parks and Recreation Department is currently soliciting applications for food vendors to provide certain fun foods for the 2021 Movie and Food Truck series this summer on Friday, July 30 and Friday, August 20 in Belk Tonawanda Park.  Space is limited.


The City of Monroe Maintenance Division will be replacing sanitary sewer mains in the street right-of-way in the Benton Heights area including Cranberry Street, Cherry Street, Oak Street, Walnut Street, Warren Street, and Riggins Street. Weather permitting, work will begin on June 14 and will take...


The City of Monroe Water Resources Department has completed the annual Water Quality Report as required by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Safe Drinking Water Act, and the State of North Carolina.

The report provides an overview of the City’s drinking water...


A new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee has been established, and applications are currently being accepted.

Interested applicants can click on the following link for more information: https://www.monroenc.org/City-Council/Committees/Committee-Vacancies....


          The City of Monroe would like to encourage property owners to report non-City activity along sanitary sewer easements in order to help the City control dumping, vandalism, and possible damage to City utilities. The City also would like to remind...


Union County Critical Intersection Program Information

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The Monroe City Council will have their regularly scheduled Regular Council Meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.

The meeting will be conducted virtually with council following their adopted electronic meeting rules. The meeting will also be live-streamed on the city...


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...


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,...


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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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