News and Announcements Listing

Posted: Monday, May 16, 2022 - 3:47pm

(Monroe, LA) Mayor Friday Ellis and the City of Monroe are proud to announce Bancorp South’s donation of $2,500.00 to the city’s Home in Monroe Program.The Home in Monroe Program provides community investment to promote home ownership in the

Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - 8:30am

(Monroe, LA) Mayor Friday Ellis has been invited to participate in the Heartland Summit as a panelist on the Mayors Making Change: Leaders in the Heartland Panel. The Heartland Summit kicks off Wednesday, May 11 and wraps up Thursday, May 12

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2022 - 12:08pm

The entrance to long-term parking at MLU is closed for the foreseeable future. If you wish to enter long-term parking, you will need to access that lot through the short-term parking lot entrance. A lightning strike caused a malfunction

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2022 - 8:07am

(Monroe, LA) The City of Monroe and Entergy are proud to present the Mayor’s Cup Charity Golf Tournament.We will hold a brief media event at 12:30 p.m. Tee Off is at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2022 at the Chennault Park Golf Course located at

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Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 9:11am

 MONROE SPEAK UP! WE ARE LISTENING.  WE WANT YOUR COMMENTS ON THE 2022 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN We invite you attend the Public Hearing to learn more about eligible programming and provide your comments OR mail them to us!

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Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 9:05am

 The Community Development Division will hold a Pre-Proposal Conference for 501(c) (3) non-profit organizations and City Departments that plan to compete for CDBG & HOME entitlement funds.Mandatory attendance is required to apply for

Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 8:55am

(Monroe, LA) The City of Monroe will host its annual State of the City address Sunday, May 8, 2022. This year’s State of the City will return to a television near you.On Mother’s Day, Mayor Friday Ellis, the Monroe City Council, and other

Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 8:49am

Mayor Friday Ellis and the City of Monroe, joins the nation in recognizing Thursday, May 5, 2022, as the National Day of Prayer. At 10:00 a.m., the City of Monroe will host a prayer event on the front steps of Monroe City Hall. Mayor

Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2022 - 8:26am

Due to last night's severe weather and the closure of Ouachita Parish and Monroe City schools today, Mayor Friday Ellis has closed City of Monroe Offices today; this closure does not include City Court. Only essential personnel are

Nirali Patel
Posted: Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 8:08am

(Monroe, LA) Mayor Friday Ellis and the City of Monroe are excited to welcome Nirali Patel to the position of Main Street Director. Nirali previously served as Thesis, Dissertation, and Graduation Compliance Specialist at the University of

Posted: Friday, April 8, 2022 - 4:09pm

(Monroe, LA) In August of 2021, Mayor Friday Ellis and the City of Monroe engaged in a professional relationship with Campo Architects for the development of a master plan to revitalize downtown Monroe. That work included analyzing

City of Monroe Chosen as Cleanest City Contest in our District's Category
Posted: Friday, April 8, 2022 - 3:54pm

The City of Monroe is the winner of the Louisiana Garden Club Federation's Cleanest City Contest in our District's category. The categories are based on population size; The City of Monroe falls in Category I. The judges from the LGCF

Posted: Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 10:07am

(Monroe, LA) Mayor Friday Ellis and MPD Chief Vic Zordan are working together to develop a Repeat Violent Offender Task Force that will involve representatives from multiple agencies. This task force would allow agencies to share information

Now Hiring Full Time Vista Members
Posted: Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 1:08pm

For Monroe Building Blocks ProjectThree positions are available for individuals interested in making a difference in our community!Benefits include:Living AllowanceEnd of Service AwardProfessional Development Trainingand many more!Vista

Summer VISTA Positions Flyer
Posted: Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 1:00pm

June 9 - August 3. 2022Application Deadline: April 25Must be 18 or older to apply Bi-weekly summer stipendEnd of service award If interested contact Takia Hillemail takia.hill@ci.monroe.la.us or call (318) 329-4953 Downloadable

Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 4:00pm

(Monroe, LA) The Monroe Regional Airport (MLU) is back open after a single plane crash this afternoon. It happened just before 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2022.MLU Airport Director Charles Butcher says a small engine plane made a crash

Home in Monroe Housing Expo
Posted: Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 1:50pm

The Louisiana Housing Corporation and the Department of Planning & Urban Development have partnered to connect our first-time homebuyers to an array of resources that will help us shape the future of housing in Monroe! Please join us

Posted: Monday, March 21, 2022 - 10:27am

(Monroe, LA) In anticipation of predicted heavy rainfall in the next few days, the City of Monroe Public Works Department is urging residents to ensure that all debris is cleared from yards, ditches, curb sides, drainage grates, etc.

Posted: Monday, March 14, 2022 - 9:02am

(Monroe, LA) The cities of Monroe and West Monroe are banding together to bring technology opportunities to the Twin Cities. Both municipalities have entered into an agreement with Technology for Rural America (TFRA) that will help bring

Posted: Friday, March 11, 2022 - 10:01am

(Monroe, LA) Monroe Mayor Friday Ellis and West Monroe Mayor Staci Mitchell will hold a press conference Friday, March 11, 2022 to talk about a joint technology opportunity for the Twin Cities.The press conference begins at 4:30 p.m. and is

Posted: Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 3:46pm

(Monroe, LA) Mayor Friday Ellis and the City of Monroe are excited to welcome Lakeysha Bullock to the position of Contract and Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) Facilitator. Lakeysha previously served as Airport Security Coordinator for

Posted: Monday, March 7, 2022 - 3:50pm

(Monroe, LA) The Monroe Regional Airport will be conducting a disaster drill beginning at 9:00 a.m. Thursday, March 10, 2022.There will be a large presence of emergency vehicles and personnel around the airport.Passengers arriving and

Krewe of Janus Parade Route
Posted: Friday, February 18, 2022 - 4:15pm

Saturday, February 19th is the Krewe of Janus Parade! The parade starts at 6:00 p.m. There are road closures for the parade. They are:Louisville Ave. from the bridge to Oliver Rd.Louisville Ave. to Washington St. -Washington St. to N.

Posted: Monday, February 14, 2022 - 8:23am

(Monroe, LA) To provide the most effective disinfection process, the City of Monroe Water System is making a temporary change in the type of disinfectant used in the water supply starting on February 14, 2022 and ending around April 15, 2022.

Road Closures for Krewe de Riviere Mardi Gras Parade
Posted: Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 8:50am

(Monroe, LA) The Krewe de Riviere Mardi Gras Parade is set to roll at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 12, 2022. The parade begins at West Monroe High School located at 201 Riggs Street, West Monroe, LA. As the parade travels through West