What's New

Refuse Contract Update - Stevens Disposal
06/09/2023
The City of Monroe’s new refuse contract with Stevens Disposal begins Monday, July 3, 2023.
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Road Construction
06/08/2023
Welcome to the 2023 road construction season! Projects for the upcoming week of May 15th and local traffic impacts.
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West Elm Underpass
06/07/2023
The City of Monroe has been awarded a federal grant to fund the design and construction of a new underpass for West Elm Avenue.
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Memorial Day Holiday Observance
05/25/2023
City offices will be closed Monday, May 29, 2023, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
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2023 Summer Concert Series
05/24/2023
The Summer Concert Series presented by Monroe Community Credit Union is BACK!
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Parks Scavenger Hunt
05/24/2023
Get to know your City of Monroe parks by completing this fun, self-guided city parks scavenger hunt by yourself, or with others!
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Pedestrian Safety Survey
05/23/2023
Our Pedestrian Safety Survey opens May 15th and will run through May 29th. What do you know about pedestrian safety in the City of Monroe? Let us know!
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Tot Lot
05/11/2023
Join us at our city parks throughout the summer for Tot Lot! Programs begins June 19 and activities run through July 28.
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May 2nd Special Election
04/24/2023
Unofficial election results have been posted for the May 2nd, 2023, Special Election.
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Recreational Burn Ordinance
04/21/2023
The City of Monroe burn ordinance allows for outdoor recreation burning in UL approved fireplaces.
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Downtown Monroe Walk Your Wheels
04/20/2023
Please be considerate of others, and walk your wheels in Downtown Monroe.
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Assessor Field Reviews 2023
04/10/2023
The Assessor’s Office will be conducting city-wide field reviews of residential properties beginning now through October 2023.
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City Offices Closed Good Friday
04/05/2023
City offices will be closed Friday, April 7, 2023, in observance of the Good Friday holiday.
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Spring Yard Waste Collection Resumes
03/27/2023
Spring yard waste collections resumes the week of April 3rd on your normal waste and recycling collection day.
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2023 Community Survey
03/16/2023
All City of Monroe residents are invited to participate in an online community survey!
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Daddy Daughter Dance 2023
03/15/2023
The 33rd Annual Daddy Daughter Dance will take place Saturday, April 22, 2023!
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Ice Storm Tree/Brush Debris Collection
03/06/2023
DPS will do a one-week sweep of residential areas in the City for the purposes of brush collection starting Monday, March 6th.
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Fantastic Family Movie Nights
03/03/2023
Due to the uncertainty of this evenings weather and the potential for severe weather, tonight's event has been cancelled.
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Mother & Son Bowling
03/02/2023
Registration is open for the 2023 Mom & Son Bowling event!
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Wet Weather Warning
02/27/2023
Watch for moderate to major river flooding, road closures due to flooding and basement flooding.
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Presidents' Day Holiday Closure
02/15/2023
City Offices Will Close Monday, February 20th, in Observance of Presidents' Day
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Winter Tax Bills
02/13/2023
Winter taxes are due Tuesday, February 14th, 2023.
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Now Hiring - City Manager
02/06/2023
The City of Monroe is looking for a strong candidate that has the vision, energy, and passion to serve the city!
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observance
01/11/2023
City offices will be closed Monday, January 16, for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
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Parks and Recreation Five-Year Master Plan Review Draft
01/04/2023
The City of Monroe has updated its Parks and Recreation Five-Year Master Plan and is now accepting feedback on the proposed plan.
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New Year's Holiday Observance
12/27/2022
City offices will be closed Friday, December 30, and Monday, January 2 for the New Year's holiday.
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Christmas Holiday Observance
12/19/2022
City offices will be closed Friday, December 23, and Monday, December 26, 2022, in observance of the Christmas holiday.
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Yard Waste Collection Ends
12/02/2022
Yard Waste Collection will end the week of December 5th.
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Thanksgiving Holiday Observance
11/21/2022
City offices will be closed November 24 & 25 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Monroe's Hometown Tree Lighting
11/14/2022
Join us in Loranger Square for the annual Monroe Hometown Tree Lighting! Now featuring The Vintage Market!
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Veteran's Day Holiday Observance
11/10/2022
City offices will be closed Friday, November 11th, for the Veteran's Day holiday.
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2022 Leaf Bag Program
10/30/2022
UPDATE: As of 10.26.2022, we have now distributed our entire supply of free leaf bags. 🍂
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Halloween Trick-or-Treat
10/28/2022
Trick-or-Treat times and best practices - Halloween 2022.
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Howl-o-ween Bark in the Park
10/12/2022
New this year! Howl-o-ween Bark in the Park to take place Saturday, October 15th!
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Labor Day Holiday Observance
09/02/2022
City offices will be closed Monday, September 5, for the Labor Day holiday.
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Flowering Rush Treatment
08/30/2022
The City of Monroe will be treating the River Raisin to control the spread of Flowering Rush.
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Orchard East Neighborhood Plan
08/15/2022
Public meeting to be held Monday, August 15th! Join us at City Hall for a public open house and meeting to review and discuss a draft of the Orchard East Neighborhood Plan.
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Annual River Raisin Cleanup Event 2022
08/10/2022
River Raisin Cleanup to be held Saturday, August 13th from 9AM to Noon - Rain or Shine!
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Downtown Parking Updates
07/28/2022
Changes to the parking system in Downtown Monroe! More complimentary parking added!
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Fourth of July Holiday Observance
06/30/2022
City offices will be closed for the Independence Day holiday, Monday, July 4th, 2021.
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Fireworks Safety and Considerations
06/27/2022
Fireworks are beautiful and a great way to celebrate the 4th of July, but they can also be dangerous and a nuisance to your neighbors and their pets. It's important to understand the Michigan laws, and common safety practices to have a safe and happy holiday if you choose to light fireworks at home.
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Family Dance Party
06/17/2022
Join us on the tennis courts at St. Mary's Park for a fun, family-friendly dance party!
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Trail Advisory Workshop
06/02/2022
Public Workshop to be held on Wednesday, June 8 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM to plan for future pedestrian and bicycle improvements.
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Firefighter-Paramedics WANTED
04/22/2022
The City of Monroe is accepting applications for full-time Firefighter/Paramedic job vacancies.
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Parks and Recreation Survey
03/25/2022
The City of Monroe Parks and Recreation Department is seeking community feedback as they plan for improving pedestrian, bicycle, and park facilities.
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River Raisin Survey
03/21/2022
The US Army Corps of Engineers will be conducting survey work along the banks of the River Raisin the week of March 21st
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Tree Advisory Commission
03/14/2022
The City of Monroe is currently seeking interested individuals to participate in an upcoming Tree Advisory Commission.
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Recycling Guide 2022
03/10/2022
Waste Management recently updated their collection guidelines for city residents.
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River Raisin Flooding
02/23/2022
UPDATED: The River Raisin is no longer at flood stage.
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Snow Emergency LIFTED February 18, 2022
02/18/2022
A Snow Emergency in the City of Monroe has been lifted as of February 18, at 3:30PM.
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No Water Main Break
02/07/2022
Reports of Current Water Main Break Unfounded
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Snow Emergency Lifted
02/04/2022
A Snow Emergency in the City of Monroe has ended as of Friday, February 4, 1:05PM.
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City Hall Courtyard Entrance Construction
01/25/2022
Our courtyard entrance is currently under construction but we are 𝐎 𝐏 𝐄 𝐍 for your city business needs
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Yard Waste Collection Extended
11/29/2021
Yard waste collection extended through the week of December 13th.
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November 2nd, 2021 Municipal Election
11/01/2021
Unofficial Results for the Tuesday, November 2nd Municipal Election are IN!
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Monroe Water System Notice
09/03/2021
The City of Monroe Water System NOT Connected to the State of Emergency in Flat Rock.
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City Council Meeting Information
08/30/2021
City Council has a Special Meeting tonight, Monday, August 30th. Click here for more information on how you can watch or participate.
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Storm Cleanup Ongoing
08/16/2021
Department of Public Service will be performing a courtesy sweep of the City for excess tree limb collection and chipping up of brush from private trees starting next week (week of August 23).
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Fall Adult Softball 2021
07/29/2021
Registration is now OPEN for Fall Adult Softball!
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Fall Adult Soccer 2021
07/27/2021
Registration is now OPEN for Fall Adult Soccer!
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Summer Adult Coed Sand Volleyball Summer 2021
06/25/2021
Registration is now OPEN for Summer Adult Coed Sand Volleyball!
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Summer Adult Soccer 2021
06/23/2021
Registration is now OPEN for Summer Adult Soccer!
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Coronavirus COVID-19
06/22/2021
Mayor Robert E. Clark terminates the City of Monroe State of Emergency
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Yard Waste Collection Delay
06/21/2021
Yard Waste Collection delay for the week of June 21, 2021.
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Electronic Scooters
06/04/2021
The City of Monroe has partnered with the shared electric scooter company, Bird Rides, to bring e-scooters to the community.
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City of Monroe Police Department on RING
05/13/2021
The City of Monroe Police Department has joined the RING Neighbors app.
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Spring Road Construction Begins
05/10/2021
Spring Road Construction continues in the City this week!
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May 4th, 2021 Election
05/03/2021
Unofficial results will be posted by the Monroe County Clerk for the Tuesday, May 4 Election!
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Request for Qualifications
04/19/2021
The City of Monroe is currently soliciting request for qualifications (RFQ)/letters of interest from qualified professionals to engage in a community facilitation project.
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Summer Recreation Ball Program
03/23/2021
Registration is now OPEN for Summer Recreational Ball programs!
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Trails Advisory Committee
03/10/2021
The City of Monroe is currently seeking interested individuals to participate in an upcoming Trails Advisory Committee.
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Monroe City Hall Offices Open By Appointment Only
12/14/2020
Effective Tuesday, November 24, 2020, City Hall will remain open by appointment only.
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Water Main Break
12/08/2020
The City of Monroe Water System has a water main break in Downtown Monroe along East Front Street.
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November 3 City Ballot Proposals
10/26/2020
The City of Monroe will have three proposals on the November 3, 2020 General Election ballot.
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Community Tree Planting Event
08/26/2020
We're looking for volunteers to assist in planting 15 trees along the River Raisin Heritage Trail on Saturday morning, September 19th from 8:45 AM – 12:00 PM
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Election Workers Wanted
07/24/2020
The Clerk's Office is looking for people interested in working as election inspectors!
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New Payment Options
02/07/2020
There are now more options to view and pay your invoices with the City of Monroe using our simple and secure e-billing and online payment services.
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Recreation Program Catalog Spring 2020
01/31/2020
Parks and Recreation has released their Spring 2020 newsletter!
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Christmas Magic in Monroe
12/11/2019
The third annual Christmas Magic in Monroe takes place this Saturday, December 14th.
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Monroe Police Department Annual Kettle Drive
12/02/2019
The Monroe Police Department will be holding their annual kettle drive Tuesday, December 3rd, from 6AM to 1PM.
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Breakfast with Santa 2019
11/26/2019
Monroe Fire Department to hold its second Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 7th, from 9 AM to 12 PM
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Boil Water Advisory LIFTED
10/15/2019
The Boil Water Advisory for Raisinville, Exeter and London Townships and the Village of Maybee has been cancelled
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Fire Station Annual Fall Open House
09/16/2019
The City of Monroe Fire Department is hosting its annual Fall Open House Saturday, October 5th. Stop by to tour the new Station #1!
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River Raisin Jazz Festival
08/01/2019
The 18th Annual River Raisin Jazz Festival will takes place Saturday, August 10th in St. Mary's Park.
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Downtown Monroe Fine Art Fair
08/01/2019
The Monroe Fine Art Fair will take place both Saturday, August 10th, and Sunday, August 11th in Downtown Monroe.
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Norfolk Southern Rail Replacement
07/22/2019
Rail construction to close intersections in the city this week.
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Memorial Day Holiday Observance
05/21/2019
City offices will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday, Monday, May 27, 2019.
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Road Construction Reports
05/17/2019
Did you know weekly City Road Construction Reports are available on our web site?
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Recreation Summer Program Catalog
05/03/2019
Parks and Recreation has released their Summer 2019 newsletter!
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Medication Take Back Event
04/25/2019
Dispose of unused and expired medications this Saturday, April 27th at Promedica Monroe.
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River Raisin Mini Documentary Released
03/13/2019
Commission on the Environment and Water Quality releases mini documentary showcasing ongoing cleanup efforts for the River Raisin.
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2018 Monroe Police Department Officer of the Year
02/20/2019
Officer Brace Timmins has been selected as the MPD Officer of the Year
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Garbage/Recycling Collection Cancelled for Today
02/12/2019
Trash/Recycling collection is cancelled for Tuesday, February 12
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UPDATE: Trash/Recycling Collection Delay
01/31/2019
Trash/Recycling Collection is now cancelled for Thursday, January 31, 2019
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Christmas Tree Lighting Event
11/13/2018
Downtown Monroe Launches Holiday Season with Tree Lighting
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Researching Your Historic Home Presentation
11/01/2018
Curious to find out who built a historic house? When was the home built? Who lived in it?
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15th Anniversary River Raisin Halloween Festival
10/12/2018
Kids of all ages enjoy dressing up and Trick-or-Treating at downtown businesses, live music, and more!
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Midterm 2018 Absentee Ballots
09/28/2018
Absentee ballots for the upcoming midterm election will be mailed to City of Monroe residents early the week of October 1st to voters who have submitted an absentee ballot request.
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