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The Monroe City Council will have their regularly scheduled Regular Council Meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10, 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 of Monroe Water Resources Construction Division will be replacing approximately 614 linear feet of existing two-inch steel water main on Harley Street from West Franklin Street to the end. This improvement will enhance water service to the customers in this area. Construction activities are...


The Monroe City Council will have their regularly scheduled Regular Council Meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13, 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 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...


The City of Monroe Water Resources Maintenance Division will be replacing two sanitary sewer mains within the right-of-way on Morrow Avenue East between Church Street and Blair Street. Weather permitting, work will begin on Jan. 11 and will take approximately three weeks to complete.

All...


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