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Due to the increased risk of exposure and possibility of transmission associated with the Delta strain of COVID 19, all guests, staff, and officials will be required to wear face masks at the November 9 Monroe City Council Strategic (4 p.m.) and Regular (6 p.m.) meetings at Monroe City Hall....


The City of Monroe Maintenance Division will be replacing sanitary sewer mains in the street right-of-way on South Branch Street from Gordon Street to Pate Street.  Weather permitting, work will begin on Oct. 20 and will take approximately five weeks to complete. 

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Please follow the link below to the City Manager's report to City Council with new and relevant information regarding city departments and city projects. This will be an ongoing message sent out every other week as a means to keep City Council updated. 


The City of Monroe Construction Division will be replacing sanitary sewer mains in the street right-of-way on Miller Street between West Roosevelt Boulevard and East Myers Street and on Castle Road at Walkup Avenue. Weather permitting, work will begin on Oct. 4 and will take approximately four weeks...


The City of Monroe is releasing police body camera video at 4:15 p.m. today, Thursday, September 16. The video will be released on the City’s YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzrGKOKR72fmCEn7D0f9mlg) and...


At the request of the Union County Health Department, The Monroe City Council meeting for tonight at 6 p.m. has been canceled.


On behalf of the City Manager, in response to requests from media, staff and the public, a statement has been prepared regarding what occurred the evening of Sept. 9 involving Monroe Police Officers and Council Member Angelia James.

On the evening of Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021 staff at the...


The City of Monroe Engineering Department and Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with the North Carolina Department of Transportation, will be sweeping US Highway 74 (Roosevelt Boulevard) during the weeks of October 4 and October 11. During street sweeping operation, temporary lane closures...


Masks required when inside City of Monroe Facilities

In an effort to help reduce the spread of Covid-19 and the Delta variant, especially as it pertains to maintaining levels of service throughout the City, effective Monday (Aug. 23), masks will be required by the public in all City indoor...


Protecting the environment is a top priority for the City of Monroe Water Resource Department. Water Resources is pleased to announce its Annual Wastewater System Report. This report provides an overview of Monroe’s wastewater system performance. The City is committed to providing quality wastewater...


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. 

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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...


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