"Hi, I'm Michelle LaVoy and as your Elected City Clerk I am committed to maintaining municipal integrity by providing access to City government through open and accessible meetings and recording of City Council proceedings. Voting rights are my passion, and I look forward to serving you, the citizens of the City of Monroe, to protect and preserve our democratic legacy."

Clerk's Office

The City Clerk, an elected official, serves as custodian of all official records of the City, including minute books, ordinances and resolutions, contracts, the City of Monroe Code of Ordinances and other official records.

The City Clerk is responsible for recording and maintaining official actions, meetings and records of the City Council and prepares the official proceedings of Council meetings by preparing and posting meeting agendas. All agendas are posted on the website and at the public notice display area at City Hall a minimum of 24 hours before the start of the meeting.

The City Clerk, while providing administrative support to the City Manager, City Attorney, Mayor and City Council members, also performs a wide variety of services to encourage and document citizen interaction with their local government including:

  • Providing notice for meetings according to the Michigan Open Meetings Law

  • Archiving and preservation of permanent records

  • Attesting contracts and other documents

  • Serves as the election authority for the City, and as such, accepts filings for elected offices, certifies election results, and administers the oath of office to public officials.

  • Handling inquiries and researching requests from citizens and other municipal departments

  • Processing public records requests

  • Certifying documents and resolutions

  • Administering Oaths of Office

  • Serve as a notary public for the City

  • Respond to requests for information from the public, other municipalities, state officials, and state and federal legislative offices


Contact Information

Michelle LaVoy
City of Monroe Clerk-Treasurer
120 East First Street
Monroe, Michigan 48161
Phone: 734.384.9140