New Job Posting Added – Library Director

A new job listing for Library Director at the Monroe Public Library has been added to the Employment page on MonroeIA.com.  The complete listing and instructions on how to apply if interested are located within the job listing on the Employment page.

Reminder: Spring Clean Up Day Next Wednesday (May 14th)

Just a friendly reminder that Spring Clean Up Day in Monroe is next Wednesday, May 14th.  Great opportunity to clean out the house, basement, and garage!  Items two people can lift should be set out on the curb by 6:00am on the 14th. Remember:  No tires, windows with glass, construction materials, appliances, batteries, oil or paint. Any further questions call …

May 12th City Council Meeting Agenda

1.       Roll call 2.       Consent agenda 3.       Committee & board reports 4.       Monroe Recreation Park update 5.       Consider Monroe Liquor Class E and Sunday Sales license renewal request for 105 W Sherman 6.       Consider Casey’s Class E and Sunday Sales license renewal request for 201 Ralph Street 7.       7:30  p.m. Public Hearing for Budget Amendment 8.       Consider Old Settlers Committee …

Monroe Community Garden Underway

The rain has finally stopped and it’s time to enjoy the nice weather, what better way than to plant a garden!  The Monroe Community Development Group will be sponsoring a community garden this summer.  The garden will be located southeast of the Monroe City Hall building.  Produce will be purchased from the PCM High School greenhouse and PCM horticulture students …

Deadline for City Wide Garage Sale Submissions is Tomorrow!

Sign up sheets for garage sales are due at City Hall tomorrow, April 25th.  Submitting the form will put your sale on the map for the event.  Cost for submission is $5 which covers the costs for advertising the event.  Sign up sheets can be picked up at City Hall or can be downloaded on the City Wide Garage Sales …

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 …