Terms of Use

City of Monroe Official Web Site Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting The City of Monroe’s Web site and reviewing our Use Policy.

The purpose of the official City of Monroe’s web site, monroemi.gov, is to provide accurate, non-editorial content and information about the City of Monroe’s municipal government’s operations and services. The web site is also used to provide direct services by this municipal government to its citizens, visitors, and businesses.

Acceptance of Terms

By accessing and using the City of Monroe site, you agree to be subject to the terms and conditions described in this document. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use this site. These terms of use apply to all visitors, users, and others who access this website.

Information Disclaimer

The City of Monroe maintains this web site to enhance public access to information regarding the City Government. This is a service that is continually under development. While we try to keep the information timely and accurate, we make no guarantees.

While we make every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, and to correct errors brought to our attention, neither the City of Monroe, nor any agent, officer, or employee is responsible or liable for inaccuracies or typographical errors in the information, products, and services included on this website. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. The City of Monroe may make improvements and/or changes in this Website at any time. Advice received via this Website should not be relied upon for personal, legal or financial decisions unless certified by the appropriate City official.

With respect to documents available from this server, neither the City of Monroe nor any of their employees assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights.

City of Monroe reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in City of Monroe’s sole discretion.

Users should be aware that the information available on this web site may not reflect official positions of the municipality, its representatives or its administration.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, any user of the data provided at this website shall indemnify and hold harmless the City from any claim, loss, damage, injury, or liability of any kind (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, court costs, attorney’s fees and costs of investigation), that arises directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from that user’s use of this data, including any secondary or derivative use of the information provided herein.

Every user of this data also specifically acknowledges and agrees to have an immediate and independent obligation to defend the City from any claim that may fall within this indemnification provision, even if the allegations are or may be groundless, false or fraudulent, which obligation arises at the time such claim is tendered to the user by the City and continues at all times thereafter. At its option, the City may choose to provide its own defense and seek indemnification pursuant to the preceding paragraph.

In no event shall the City of Monroe be held liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of this web site; with the delay or inability to use this web site; with the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through this web site, or otherwise arising out of the use of this web site, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if the City of Monroe has been advised of the possibility of damages.

Site Links

The City of Monroe makes no guarantee of any ‘url’ on its internet websites. Users or website administrators intending to deep link or bookmark items on this web site should be aware that this web site is dynamic and content changes on a regular basis. In no event shall the City of Monroe be held liable for relocation, deletion, renaming, or removal of documents, files, web pages or content in any form on its internet web sites.

Links to Third Party Sites

The City of Monroe provides external links to information and websites not under the direct control of the City of Monroe. Therefore, the City of Monroe cannot and does not make any representation to you about these sites or the materials available there. The fact that the City of Monroe has made these links available to you is only for your convenience and is not an endorsement or recommendation to you by the City of Monroe of these links or the materials found there.

At its discretion, the City may provide links to external sites that fall into one of the following categories:

I.  Other governmental agencies (.gov domains);
II.  Other municipalities (official municipal .us domains);
III. Private utilities that have a franchise from the City of Monroe by which the City regulates or monitors customer service issues, e.g. Miss Dig, etc.;
IV. Public and non-profit private, bona fide educational institutions as defined in (.edu domains) or hospitals;
V. U.S. Military (.mil domains);
VI. Non-profit organizations as defined in the Internal Revenue Code §501(c)(6) (.org domains);
VII. Convention & Tourism Bureau and/or Entities and organizations whose primary purpose is to provide the location, telephone number and/or description of tourism events in the City of Monroe;
VIII. Entities that the City has an existing formal, contractual relationship with through direct funding, or co-partnership on programs.
IX. Non-profit organizations that partner with the City of Monroe to meet the City's strategic or operational goals (.org domains), such as museums, libraries, historical organizations and similar kinds of established, bona fide organizations that provide cultural resources to residents and visitors of the City;
X. Entities that provide video streaming on the City's website.

The City of Monroe reserves the right to: (1) deny an External Link to any person, business or organization when it is determined, following review, that the entity or organization does not meet the criteria set forth in this policy; and/or (2) deny an External Link to any person, business or organization which fails to provide truthful information.

Examples of the type of websites that the City's website will not provide an External Link to:

i. Websites representing for-profit businesses (.com, .biz or any other commercial top-level domains);
ii. promoting or exhibiting hate, bias, discrimination, pornography; libelous or otherwise defamatory content;
iii. associated with, sponsored by or serving a candidate for elected office, any political party or organization supporting or seeking to defeat any candidate for elective office or any ballot proposal;
iv. associated with political organizations or other organizations advocating a position on a local, state or federal issue;
v. furthering the agenda of a political organization or candidate running for office;
vi. furthering the non-charitable agenda of a labor union;
vii. violating any of the City's equal opportunity or norms and values policies;
viii. that are individual or personal home pages.

The City reserves the right to immediately and without notice to any person or organization: (1) remove any External Link if the nature of the organization or business to which the link relates no longer complies with this policy; (2) discontinue an External Link at any time if entities' website parallels any of the above examples of websites the City will not link to), or incorrect information at any time; or (3) to revise this Policy without prior notice.

Endorsement Disclaimer

Reference in this Web site to any specific commercial products, processes or services, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation or favoring by the City or its officers, employees or agents. No information or statements contained on this server may be used for the purposes of advertising, or to imply an endorsement or recommendation.

Copyright and Trademark Limitations

The City has made the content of these pages available to the public and anyone may view, copy or distribute City information found here without obligation to the City, unless otherwise stated on particular material or information to which a restriction on free use may apply. However, the City makes no warranty that materials available on this website, or on external sites through links posted on this website, are free of Copyright or Trademark claims or other restrictions or limitations on free use or display. Making a copy of such material may be subject to the Copyright or Trademark laws.

City of Monroe Logo

Use and display of the City logo and the seals and logos of any City agency are restricted by law and may be used only as authorized by the law of the City.

Use of Images

Images of people or places displayed on the Site are either the property of, or used with permission by, The City of Monroe. The use of these images by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms of Use. Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.

Unauthorized Modifications or Use

Unauthorized attempts to modify or modifications of any information stored on the City’s web pages may result in criminal prosecution.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE: As a condition of your use of the City of Monroe Web Site, you warrant to the City of Monroe that you will not use the City of Monroe Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the City of Monroe Web Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the City of Monroe Web Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the City of Monroe Web Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the City of Monroe Web Sites.

The City of Monroe reserves the right in its sole discretion to deny any user access to this Website, any interactive service herein, or any portion of this Website without notice, and the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which this Website is offered.

Intrusion Detection

All City computer systems & agencies are subject to monitoring at all times to assure proper functioning of the systems, to provide security for the computer system’s operation and information contained therein, to prevent unauthorized use and access, and to deter and investigate violations of law. There is no reasonable expectation of privacy in the use of this Website.

Legal Compliance Disclaimer

The City of Monroe is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City of Monroe, all of its agencies and commissions, and all of its vendors and contractors are subject to and required to comply with EPA, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, ADA, and ADEA. The City of Monroe makes every effort to require outside contractors and vendors to maintain continued compliance with these laws. The City of Monroe welcomes comments and concerns regarding vendor and contractor compliance with these laws.

Reporting Web Site Errors

Users of this website should report any errors or problems that they encounter while using this website or accessing the data provided herein using the following link: Report A Web Site Problem.