News & Announcements Listing

Posted: Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 2:19pm

Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo has been named to the Transportation & Infrastructure Task Force of Governor John Bel Edwards Resilient Louisiana Commission. The state commission is charged with examining Louisiana’s economy amid the COVID-19

Posted: Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 8:50pm

The Monroe City Court Families in need of services (FINS) Program will help distribute approximately 300 meals and snacks to families affected by COVID-19 and the Easter Sunday tornado. This will be a “drive-thru” curbside event with box

Posted: Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 8:49pm

The Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI) and Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) are hosting a tele-town hall called “COVID-19: Preparing for the Next Phase.” The event will be moderated by Shelina Davis, CEO of LPHI, and Earl Benjamin-

Posted: Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 2:25pm

The Monroe City Court Families in need of services (FINS) Program will help distribute approximately 300 meals and snacks to families affected by COVID-19 and the Easter Sunday tornado. This will be a “drive-thru” curbside event with box

Posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 8:06pm

The COVID-19 pandemic and April 12, 2020 tornado are having a negative impact on our local economy. The City of Monroe is taking several actions to control its budget. Attached is an April 20 memo Mayor Jamie Mayo sent to City Department

Posted: Monday, April 27, 2020 - 5:22pm

“Like all leaders across the state, Mayor Jamie Mayo is paying attention to the updated plan shared by Governor John Bel Edwards, regarding the extension of the ‘Stay at Home Order’ through May 15. The mayor will have a 10 am press conference

Food Bank
Posted: Monday, April 27, 2020 - 5:20pm

Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council are pleased to announce the City of Monroe is partnering with the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana to distribute 1000 food boxes to families whose household incomes have been affected by COVID-19.

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2020 - 5:23pm

Mayor Jamie Mayo will have a featured interview on the Louisiana Public Broadcasting (PBS) show “Louisiana: The State We’re In”. The show will air at 7 pm tonight (Friday, April 24); and, it will re-air at 4:30 pm Sunday, April 26. Mayor

all masks are out
Posted: Friday, April 24, 2020 - 3:42pm

Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council are pleased to announce the City of Monroe received 18,500 masks that are part of the 2-million masks donated to the State of Louisiana by HANES. Mayor Mayo is making these masks available to

Free Water Distribution
Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 8:26am

Thanks to donations from Monroe Walmart, Monroe Coca-Cola United Bottling Company, Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana and Louisiana Healthcare Connections tornado victims can pick up FREE cases of water and other beverages at three sites,

Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 10:33am

Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council are pleased to share this important reminder from Atmos Energy. Mayor Jamie Mayo says, “As residents, volunteers, municipal workers, and contractors aid in the ongoing tornado recovery and

Posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 12:20pm

The Monroe Fire Department is currently investigating a fire involving one fatality.At approximately 12:33 A.M. Wednesday, April 15, 2020, firefighters responded to 1122Mississippi Street on the report of a residential structure fire. Three (

Posted: Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 4:50pm

Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council join Planning & Urban Development Director Ellen Hill to make the announcement below.Due to damage from the recent tornado, Planning and Urban Development Department office phones are not

Posted: Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 4:48pm

Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council are pleased to make the followingannouncement.Personnel from the City of Monroe fire, police and other departments will be joined by Walmartemployees as they rally at the Monroe Public Center

Posted: Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 4:46pm

Mayor Jamie Mayo and Interim Monroe Police Chief Reginald Brown are pleased to joinprogram coordinator Jason Stewart to announce the S.A.V.E. Program of Monroe has partneredwith the Jackson Street Church of Christ, Parkview Drive Church of

Posted: Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 4:20pm

Monroe City Council Chairwoman Juanita Woods announces the following re: the Tuesday,April 14, 2020, City Council Meeting“The next regularly scheduled Monroe City Council meeting is 6:00 pm Tuesday, April 14,2020, at Monroe City Hall. In

Posted: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:15pm

Mayor Jamie Mayo announces changes and temporary rules at all City of Monroe Parks, effective immediately. “We have taken down the basketball goals at all outdoor courts in City parks. We have taken up the swings and roped off playscape

Posted: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:14pm

PLEASE: NO WIPES IN PIPES Mayor Jamie Mayo & the Monroe City Council share this announcement on behalf of Public Works Director Tom Janway and Sewer Manager Charles Westrom. The City of Monroe Sewer Division has 75 lifts

Posted: Monday, April 6, 2020 - 4:51pm

Mayor Jamie Mayo announces all City of Monroe facilities will be CLOSED Friday, April 10, in observation of the Good Friday holiday. GARBAGE SCHEDULE Garbage normally picked up on Friday, April 10, will be picked up Wednesday, April

Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 4:56pm

WHAT: The Monroe Public Works Department announces a temporary road closure on Deborah Drive between Barbados and Jefferson Davis for emergency road repairs.WHEN: 8 am until 5 pm Friday, April 3, 2020 (estimated time) 

Posted: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 10:13pm

Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo has announced Monroe City Hall and Monroe City Court will be closed effective March 26th thru March 29th after receiving word that an employee has tested positive for COVID-19. Mayor Jamie Mayo says, “Out of an

Posted: Friday, March 20, 2020 - 2:28pm

Monroe City Council Chairwoman Juanita Woods announces the following re: mitigationmeasures being taken to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 disease while continuing tohave City Council meetings:“The next regularly scheduled Monroe City

Posted: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 3:10pm

WHAT: Temporary Street Closure on Desiard Street at North 9th Street for Railroad RepairsWHEN: 7am Tuesday, March 24th until 5pm Wednesday, March 25, 2020 (estimated time)DETOUR: East-bound traffic will detour at North 8th Street; and, West-

Posted: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 3:10pm

Mitigation Measure taken by City of Monroe re: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)In conjunction with the mitigation measures being taken to help prevent the spread ofCoronavirus (COVID-19), restricted access is being implemented at the City Hall

Posted: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 4:31pm

At a City Hall press briefing, held at 2 pm today, Mayor Jamie Mayo shared the followingstatements re: the updated City of Monroe response to mitigate the coronavirus disease(COVID-19).Today, I joined other Mayor’s from across the state, on a