Frequent Questions Monroe, LA
How can I contact my Council Members?
The City Council Members hold full-time jobs outside of being a part-time public official. To reach Council Members, call their offices at City Hall, located 400 Lea Joyner Medical Expressway, second floor in the City Council Clerks Office at (318) 329-2262 or (318) 329-2252. The Council Clerk will assist you accordingly and faxes may be sent to (318) 329-3416.
When and where are Council Meetings held?
Council meetings are held in Council Chambers at the City Hall, 400 Lea Joyner Medical Expressway. Meetings are generally conducted every second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 6:00 p.m. for Legal and Regular Session unless that date falls on a holiday. For information on the agenda, please call the Council Clerks office at (318) 329-2252.
The Citizens Participation portion of the council meeting is not a forum for debate but is simply an opportunity for interested persons to speak on any matter or issue relating to city government. Click here for citizen participation procedures.
The City of Monroe's Charter
A proposed Mayor - Council Home Rule Charter was adopted by the Monroe Charter Commission August, 1979. The City of Monroe was incorporated March 14, 1820.
- Article I. Incorporation, Form of Government, Boundaries, Powers
- Article II. City Council
- Article III. Executive Branch
- Article IV. Administration
- Article V. Financial Procedures
- Article VI. Initiative, Referendum, Recall And Removal By Suit
- Article VII. General Provisions
- Article VIII. Transitional Provisions