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News and Announcements Listing

Lead Safe Housing
Posted: Friday, July 21, 2023 - 2:32pm

Saturday, August 5th, 2023 @ 10am-12pm Public Safety Center1810 Martin Luther King DriveMonroe, LA, 71202 Downloadable PDF

Ouachita Job Fair
Posted: Monday, July 17, 2023 - 11:17am

Thursday, July 20, 202310AM-2PM State Building24 Accent Drive Suite B-701Monroe, LA Downloadable PDF

Posted: Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - 10:25am


Pre-Proposal Conference
Posted: Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - 2:39pm

The Community Development Division will hold a Pre-Proposal Conference for 501(c) (3) non-profit organizations that plan to compete for CDBG & HOME entitlement funds. MANDATORY ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED TO APPLY FOR FUNDING 

Public Hearing Notice - 2023 Annual Action Plan
Posted: Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - 2:30pm

We invite you to attend the Public Hearing to learn more about eligible programming and provide your comments or mail them to us! Thursday, June 15, 2023 at 5:30-7:00PMPublic Safety Center1810 Martin Luther King DriveMonroe, LA 71202

Rec Center Re-Envisioning Plan
Posted: Tuesday, May 30, 2023 - 10:40am

Join Manning Architechture & the City of Monroe at Emily P. Robinson Rec Center on June 6th to view the final plan for our 7 community centers!Presentations at:12:00 P.M. & 5:30 P.M. Rec Center Address:3504 Jackson St.Monroe, LA

Mayor's Cup Charity Golf Tournament
Posted: Monday, May 8, 2023 - 11:46am

September 22, 2023 - Shotgun start at 1:00pm All golfers are invited to participate in the Mayor ’s Cup Charity Golf Tournament hosted at the Chennault Park Golf Course. Food and Prizes will be available, along with exciting

Posted: Friday, May 5, 2023 - 10:28am

(Monroe, LA) The City of Monroe will host its annual State of the City address Sunday, May 7, 2023.Tune in as Mayor Friday Ellis, the Monroe City Council, and other city employees meet you where you live. The Monroe State of the City will air

Posted: Friday, May 5, 2023 - 9:53am

(Monroe, LA) The Monroe Fire Department’s Basic Training Academy will graduate its 16 th class on Thursday, May 4, 2023. The ceremony begins at 6:00 p.m. and will be held at the Public Safety Center auditorium located at 1810 Martin Luther

City of Monroe and Healthy Funroe to Host Annual Earth Day Event at Louisiana Purchase Garden and Zoo
Posted: Monday, April 17, 2023 - 4:20pm

(Monroe, LA) The City of Monroe and Healthy Funroe are hosting their annual Earth Day Celebration at the Louisiana Purchase Garden and Zoo. Join us Thursday, April 20, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., you can enjoy yoga, fitness tips, kids’

Posted: Wednesday, April 12, 2023 - 11:31am

(Monroe, LA) Mayor Friday Ellis is excited to announce that the City of Monroe has been chosen by Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund for a second CityStart cohort to engage community stakeholders to create public strategies that prioritize

Posted: Thursday, April 6, 2023 - 1:37pm

(Monroe, LA) Mayor Friday Ellis announces all City of Monroe facilities will be CLOSED Friday, April 7, 2023, in observation of the Good Friday holiday.  Best,Michelli MartinMedia Relations

Posted: Thursday, March 30, 2023 - 4:50pm

(Monroe, LA) The City of Monroe Public Works Department is facilitating an aggressive bulk trash collection service for our residents. This project is funded by a CDBG grant. For questions and concerns about trash or bulk pickup, please call

Posted: Thursday, March 23, 2023 - 9:27am

(Monroe, LA) Join Mayor Friday Ellis and Governor John Bel Edwards as the City of Monroe and the LA DOTD break ground on the Kansas Lane Extension Phase One.The groundbreaking ceremony will take place on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at 3:30 p.m.

Posted: Wednesday, March 22, 2023 - 4:23pm

Hosted by the Twin City Foundation to benefit the Masur Museum of Art Friday, April 14, 6:00 – 9:00 pmMasur Museum of Art, 1400 South Grand Street$50 per person Join us for the 14 th Annual Off the Wall fundraiser at the Masur

Come Celebrate 318 Day with the City of Monroe
Posted: Friday, March 17, 2023 - 10:57am

(Monroe, LA) Come celebrate 318 Day with Mayor Friday Ellis and the City of Monroe! On Saturday, March 18, 2023, the City of Monroe will host 318 Day in Palace Park. Come join the fun from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.There will be local vendors and

Posted: Friday, March 10, 2023 - 3:33pm

This morning, Amtrak announced that it is joining the Southern Rail Commission, the City of Monroe, and other municipalities in Louisiana and Mississippi, to seek a federal study for new long-distance service across Mississippi and Louisiana

Blight Boot Camp
Posted: Wednesday, March 8, 2023 - 1:16pm

REGISTER TODAY! Seating is limited!  "All Hands on Deck to Fight Blight" Saturday, April 22, 20238:30am-2pm Monroe Civic Center, Convention Center401 Lea Joyner Memorial ExpresswayMonroe, LA 71201 Free Continental

Posted: Tuesday, March 7, 2023 - 4:54pm

(Monroe, LA) The Monroe Police Department is hosting a Public Safety Job Fair. The job fair will feature the following agencies: The Monroe Police DepartmentThe West Monroe Police DepartmentThe Ouachita Sheriff’s OfficeThe Louisiana

Posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - 2:09pm

(Monroe, LA) Please join Mayor Friday Ellis, the City of Monroe, and Entergy for details on an ongoing lighting project.We’ll meet on the steps of Monroe City Hall Friday, March 3, 2023, at 11:30 a.m.We look forward to sharing what we’ve been

Posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - 1:28pm

The 3400 block of Polk Street will be CLOSED from Lidell to Mouton due to cleaning and CCTVing the Sewer Line. Closed 02/22/23- 03/01/23 or until further notice. CONTRACTOR: Arcadis PROJECT: Reach MR-09 Thomas and Georgia Sewer

Posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - 1:23pm

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, beginning at 12:00 am, all I-20 westbound lanes at the US 165 interchange will be closed and traffic will be detoured. The

Posted: Monday, February 27, 2023 - 10:35am

(Monroe, LA) The City of Monroe is hosting a pre-council update. Please join us Monday, February 27, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. in the 2nd floor media room at City Hall for a briefing on some exciting projects happening in the City of Monroe.Let me

Posted: Monday, February 27, 2023 - 10:27am

The City of Monroe's Traffic and Engineering Department have announced a temporary road closure. Atmos Energy is working on a gas repair on South 8th Street. Roads will be closed to through traffic beginning at the intersection of South

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2023 - 10:21am

(Monroe, LA) Mayor Friday Ellis and the City of Monroe are excited to share some personnel changes.Up first, we’d like to introduce Harry Brown. Brown is an Assistant City Attorney in the City Prosecutor’s Office and is a proud native of