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Hello, I am Jamie Mayo, mayor of the city of Monroe. On behalf of the city council we are truly honored that you have chosen to visit the website of our unique city, where "We Are Monroe Proud".

The heart of Monroe, found in the people who live here, makes, it a beautiful and exciting place to visit or live.

Monroe is an economic, educational, and medical hub for Northeast Louisiana, you will find it to be a very diverse area that anyone can get accustomed to.

In Louisiana, the Monroe metropolitan area is expected to see the largest percentage job growth over the next two years, thanks to public- private partnerships and cooperation at the local, regional, state, and federal levels. Monroe is the birthplace of Delta Airlines, and home to Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo.

There are three outstanding major universities and a community college within thirty minutes of our city. The University of Louisiana at Monroe, Grambling State University, Louisiana Tech University, and Delta Community College.

Monroe has scores of local restaurants, unique shops, neighborhoods parks and community centers. We have great food, great entertainment, and great people. By working together, we are laying the foundation for years of growth and development. Monroe is "One City, with One Future." Enjoy our website and we hope to see you soon!
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Thanksgiving Holiday Closure & Garbage Schedule
Posted on Thursday, November 20th, 2014 All City of Monroe Offices, Monroe City Court, Monroe City Marshals, Monroe Civic Center, Monroe Community (Recreation) Centers, and Masur Museum of Art WILL BE CLOSED on Thursday, November 27, and Friday, November 28, in observance of Thanksgiving. [ Read more ]
Low-Interest Federal Disaster Loans Available in Northeast Louisiana
Posted on Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved Governor Bobby Jindal\'s request for federal disaster assistance following last month\'s severe weather and tornadoes in Ouachita Parish. [ Read more ]
Annual City of Monroe Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Posted on Monday, November 17th, 2014 Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council are pleased to announce the City of Monroe Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be 6 pm Saturday, November 22, in the Monroe Civic Center Plaza. [ Read more ]
Thanksgiving Holiday Closure & Garbage Schedule
Posted on Thursday, November 13th, 2014 All City of Monroe Offices, Monroe City Court, Monroe City Marshals, Monroe Civic Center, Monroe Community (Recreation) Centers, and Masur Museum of Art WILL BE CLOSED on Thursday, November 27, and Friday, November 28. [ Read more ]
Winter Fire Safety Awareness Effort
Posted on Thursday, November 13th, 2014 Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council are pleased to join Fire Chief Terry Williams to announce the following: [ Read more ]
Twin Cities for Gumbo Cook-Off
Posted on Monday, November 10th, 2014 Downtown RiverMarket partners with Pilot Club of the Twin Cities for Gumbo Cook-Off [ Read more ]
Twin Cities for Gumbo Cook-Off
Posted on Thursday, November 6th, 2014 Community Trust Bank presents Downtown RiverMarket\'s \"GumboFestival\" on Saturday November 15, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the river walk. The Pilot Club of the Twin Cities is hosting a Gumbo Cook-off from 10:30am until 12pm. [ Read more ]
It\'s time for the third pARTy 318!
Posted on Thursday, November 6th, 2014 The Masur is continuing our new series of FREE special events for young professionals and museum members. This fun party will feature food trucks, free drinks, home brew, and more. [ Read more ]