News and Announcements Listing | City of Monroe, Louisiana

News and Announcements Listing

Posted: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 2:07pm

(Monroe, LA) Join Mayor Friday Ellis and the City of Monroe as we host our annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.The fun kicks off Friday, December 2, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. at the Monroe Civic Center Plaza.We’ll be joined by local reigning

Posted: Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 2:27pm

 Public Safety Center1810 Martin Luther King Jr. DriveMonroe, LA 71202 

Posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 1:36pm

City of Monroe offices will close today at 1:30 p.m. due to the forecasted inclement weather. The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a hazardous weather outlook for all of north Louisiana beginning this afternoon through late

Posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 8:47am

(Monroe, LA) The City of Monroe and Carbo Landscape Architecture are hosting a community engagement meeting to gather ideas on ways to improve Forsythe, Charles Johnson, and Chennault Parks as a part of a parks master plan.Community members

Posted: Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 9:41am

(Monroe, LA) Tuesday morning, Mayor Friday Ellis and the City of Monroe handed out Thanksgiving turkeys to individuals and organizations in the City of Monroe.This year, the City was joined by the Zeta Phi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha

Posted: Monday, November 21, 2022 - 8:09am
Thanksgiving Camps
Posted: Friday, November 18, 2022 - 2:39pm

Downloadable Flyer (PDF) FreeAges 5-12November 21-23, 202211:00am-2:00pm Camps will be healt at the following community centers: Activity & Art CampEmily P Robinson Community Center3504 Jackson StreetMonroe, LA 71201318-329

Posted: Friday, November 18, 2022 - 1:27pm

(Monroe, LA) In preparation for drainage work associated with the South Grand overlay and sidewalk project, the City of Monroe’s Traffic and Engineering Department have announced the following temporary road closures:The closure of South

Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 4:43pm

(Monroe, LA) Mayor Friday Ellis announces City of Monroe facilities will be closed Thursday, November 24th, and Friday, November 25th, 2022, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen Monday, November 28th , 2022.The Monroe

Posted: Monday, November 14, 2022 - 2:56pm

(Monroe, LA) Join Mayor Friday Ellis and the City of Monroe as we announce the creation of the Divine Nine Cultural District and the expansion of the Riverside Cultural DistrictWHAT: Divine Nine Cultural District Press ConferenceWHERE:

Posted: Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 2:29pm

(Monroe, LA) Mayor Friday Ellis announces all City of Monroe offices and facilities will be closed Friday, November 11, 2022, in observance of Veterans Day.Offices will reopen Monday, November 14, 2022. Best,Michelli MartinMedia

Posted: Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 2:30pm

Thursday, November 17, 20225:30pm-7:00pmBenoit Recreation Center1700 Oaklawn Drive, Monroe, LA 71202 You're invited!Please join your neighbors as we discuss:Forming a Neighborhood Group in your areaWhat a Neighborhood Group could do for

Posted: Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 10:16am

Thursday, November 10, 20225:30pm-7:00pmPowell Recreation Center1401 Powell Evenue, Monroe, LA 71202 You're invited!Please join your neighbors as we discuss:Forming a Neighborhood Group in your areaWhat a Neighborhood Group could do for

Posted: Monday, November 7, 2022 - 10:45am

(Monroe, LA) Join Mayors Friday Ellis and Staci Mitchell for an economic development announcement impacting both cities.Destination Downtown is a regional conference developed and hosted by the Main Street coordinating programs in Louisiana,

Posted: Friday, November 4, 2022 - 2:08pm

(Monroe, LA) Join Mayors Friday Ellis for a pre-council press conference.WHERE: Executive Conference Room, Monroe City Hall WHEN: Monday, November 7, 2022 TIME: 2:00 p.m. There are several items on the Council agenda that we’re excited about

Posted: Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 5:10pm

(Monroe, LA) On Thursday, Mayor Friday Ellis and U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy welcomed leaders and stakeholders from Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and Alabama as they convened to discuss funding opportunities to bring the I-20 Corridor

Posted: Monday, October 31, 2022 - 4:50pm

(Monroe, LA) The National Park Service in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute for Museum and Library Services announced $24.25 million in Save America’s Treasures

Posted: Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 3:32pm

Please join Mayor Friday Ellis and the City of Monroe as we break ground on the South Grand Street overlay project.We'll meet Friday, October 28, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. at the intersection of South Grand Street and St. John Drive in Monroe.A more

Posted: Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 3:08pm

November 10, 2022 @ 6PM-7PM Public Safety Center1810 Martin Luther King Jr. DriveMonroe, LA 71202 Join us to learn how the Home in Monroe Program can help you become a fisr-time homeowner! 

Posted: Friday, October 21, 2022 - 11:14am

(Monroe, LA) Avian Influenza has been detected at the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo. Out of an abundance of caution, zoo officials are temporarily moving most of the bird population off-view to protect them from the virus.The virus, also

Posted: Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 10:49am

Join Mayor Friday Ellis, Governor John Bel Edwards, members of the northeast Louisiana delegation, and the City of Monroe as we celebrate a local landmark! We're excited to announce the Cooley House is one of 80 projects in the United

Posted: Wednesday, October 19, 2022 - 1:20pm

(Monroe, LA) Mayor Friday Ellis and the City of Monroe are excited to announce a potential partnership with the Biomedical Research and Innovation Park (BRIP) for the construction of a new, state-of-the art research and technology facility

Posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - 9:34am

City of Monroe & Healthy Funroe presentHocus Pocus! October 20, 2022 @ 6:00PM-8:00PM Charles Johnson Park3313 Bernstein Park Drive Bring a blanket and a lawn chair and head to the park for a fun filled evening!Pre-show

Posted: Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 3:09pm

(Monroe, LA) The City of Monroe is submitting a FY 2023 Brownfields Cleanup Grant application to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to obtain funds to abate asbestos-containing materials within the former Ouachita Candy Company,