Memos From The Mayor – April 2014

This time of year as the weather begins to turn nice; thoughts turn to spring cleaning including cleaning up properties around town.  This can be one of the most controversial topics cities can deal with in any given year.  It truly can be a ‘damned if you do, damned if you don’t’ situation.  As a conservative, I am really torn …

Change to Spring Clean Up Date

The date for Spring Clean Up Day in Monroe has been changed from Wednesday May 7th to the following week on Wednesday May 14th. Items should be on the curb by 6:00am.  Items two people can lift may be set out.  Clean out the house, basement, and garage!  All items will be picked up on the 14th. NO:  Tires, Windows …

Old Settler’s Committee Meeting Tonight

The Old Settler’s Committee is meeting tonight (April 21st) at 6:00pm at the Monroe American Legion.  Anyone who would like to participate are welcome to attend. Agenda items for the meeting will be: Music in the park Service in the park Parade route Saturday night entertainment  

City Council Meeting Agenda – April 14th, 2014

Below is the agenda items for tonight’s council meeting: Roll call Consent agenda Committee & board reports Monroe Recreation Park update Josh Hansen, Presentation of new City of Monroe website Nichole Gent, PCM High School Agricultural Instructor; request for livestock facility at PCM High School Brandon Lagergren, Mike’s Loung; request for outdoor beverage garden on September 13, 2014 Discuss former …

Spring City Wide Garage Sales/Clean Up Day

City-wide garage sale day this year is set for Saturday, May 3rd.  Once the map is available it will be posted on the City Wide Garage Sales page. The following Wednesday, May 7th, will be clean up day in Monroe. All items should be on the curb by 6:00am.  Items that two people can lift may be set out on …

City of Monroe Social Media

In addition to the relaunch of, the City of Monroe has established pages on both Facebook and Twitter.  Be sure to like/follow us to stay in the loop with the City of Monroe!

Welcome to the new!

We are excited to publish our first post from the new  This site is the official information source for the City of Monroe, Iowa.  Our hope for this site is to continually provide the most relevant, up to date information to both residents of Monroe and visitors alike.  Thanks for visiting!