December Water Bills

Due to a sewer line back up at City Hall it is asked that water bills be paid by sending in or pay online rather than stopping in to City Hall with payments due to the ongoing repair work.  Thanks!

SNOW REMOVAL ORDINANCE IN EFFECT FROM NOVEMBER TO MARCH 31st

VEHICLES WILL BE TICKETED

City ordinance is now in effect and states: No person shall park, abandon or leave unattended any vehicle on a public street, alley or city owned off-street parking area, from November 1st of each year to March 31st  of the following year, during periods of snowfall or within twenty-four (24) hours after a snowfall.  Resident cooperation is the key to helping the city remove the snow in a timely and safe manner. 

October 14th City Council Agenda

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
CITY HALL
OCTOBER 14, 2019, 7:00 P.M.

  1. CALL TO ORDER
  2. ROLL CALL
  3. CONSENT AGENDA:
    1. BILLS AND MINUTES FROM THE SEPTEMBER 2019 MEETING.
    2. CLERK AND TREASURER REPORT.
    3. CONSIDERATION OF MIKE’S LOUNGE – CLASS C LIQUOR, OUTDOOR SERVICE AND LIVING QUARTERS FOR 114 E. WASHINGTON.
  4. COMMITTEE AND BOARD REPORTS: MONROE LIBRARY, POLICE, FIRE AND MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT.
  5. ORDINANCES, RESOLUTIONS, AND PUBLIC HEARINGS:
    1. RESOLUTION APPROVING TRANSFERS WITHIN THE CITY OF MONROE.
    2. RESOLUTION SUPPORTING JASPER COUNTY HOUSING TRUST FUND.
    3. ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF MONROE, IOWA, BY AMENDING PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO OPERATING BUDGET PREPARATION.
    4. ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF MONROE, IOWA, BY AMENDING PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO THE CONFLICT OF INTEREST.
    5. 2NDAND 3RDREADING OF ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITY CODE OF THE CITY OF MONROE, IOWA, BY AMENDING SUBSECTION 65.02, CHAPTER 65, FOR THE INSTALLATION OF STOP SIGNS ON MEADOWLARK DRIVE AND BIG BLUE STEM.
  6. OLD BUSINESS:
  7. NEW BUSINESS:
    1. CONSIDERATION OF PAY ESTIMATE NO. 6 TO WOODRUFF CONSTRUCTION, LLC FOR THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT.
    2. PETITION AND DISCUSSION ON CONSIDERATON OF REQUEST FOR 3 WAY STOP ON BIG BLUE STEM AT MEADOWLARK DRIVE.
    3. ACCEPT RESIGNATION OF STEVEN WRIGHT.
    4. ACCEPT RESIGNATION OF KURT BRILES.
    5. DISCUSSION OF CEMETERY MOWING AND HIRING OF MAINTENANCE EMPLOYEE.
    6. CONSIDERATION OF PURCHASE OF RED ROCK PRAIRIE TRAIL SIGN FOR MONROE TRAILHEAD LOCATION AND FUNDRAISING EFFORTS.
    7. CONSIDERATION OF APPLICATION FOR REIMBURSEMENT FROM DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION PROGRAM FROM VAN RYSWYK PLUMBING AND HEATING.
    8. CONSIDERATION OF APPLICATION FOR REIMBURSEMENT FROM DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION PROGRAM FROM LYNN DONAHUE.
    9. CONSIDERATION OF APPLICATION FOR REIMBURSEMENT FROM DOWNTWON REVITALIZATION PROGRAM DOUG NIEDERMANN OF MONROE COMMUNITY PHARMACY.
    10. CONSIDERATION OF REQUEST FOR NO PARKING ON WEST SIDE OF JASPER STREET FROM THE CORNER OF WEST IOWA STREET TO WEST WASHINGTON STREET.
    11. CONSIDERATION OF REQUEST TO REMOVE NO PARKING SIGNS ON THE NORTH SIDE OF WEST SOUTH STREET FROM THE CORNER OF SOUTH FILLMORE TO SOUTH TAYLOR STREET.
    12. HOMES FOR IOWA PROGRAM DISCUSSION.
  8. OPEN FORUM:
  9. ADJOURNMENT

ADA – IF THERE IS ANYONE WISHING TO ATTEND THIS MEETING THAT MAY REQUIRE SPECIAL ASSISTANCE IN BEING ABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS MEETING, PLEASE ADVISE CITY HALL WITHIN 48 HOURS OF THE MEETING.

Fall Clean Up Day

Wednesday, October 2, 2019     

 ITEMS SHOULD BE ON THE CURB BY 6:00 A.M.  ITEMS TWO PEOPLE CAN LIFT MAY BE SET OUT.  CLEAN OUT THE HOUSE, BASEMENT AND GARAGE!!

ALL ITEMS WILL BE PICKED UP ON THE ABOVE DAY.

NOHOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE, TIRES, FLORESCENT BULBS, HAZARDOUS OR CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS. NO APPLIANCES, AUTOMOTIVE BATTERIES, YARD OR AGRICULTURAL WASTE, OIL OR WET PAINT. NO E-WASTE OR ELECTRONIC MATERIAL.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 259-2319

August 12th City Council Agenda

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
CITY HALL
AUGUST 12, 2019, 7:00 P.M.

  1. CALL TO ORDER
  2. ROLL CALL
  3. CONSENT AGENDA:
    1. BILLS AND MINUTES FROM THE JULY 2019 MEETING.
    2. CLERK AND TREASURER REPORT.
    3. CJ’S BAR & GRILL, CLASS C LIQUOR, OUTDOOR SERVICE AND SUNDAY SALES FOR 105 EAST MARION.
  4. COMMITTEE AND BOARD REPORTS:
  5. ORDINANCES, RESOLUTIONS, AND PUBLIC HEARINGS:
    1. PUBLIC HEARING FOR PURCHASE OF EAST/WEST ALLEY IN BLOCK 21.
    2. 1ST, 2ND, & 3RDREADING ORDINANCE VACATING AND DISPOSING OF CERTAIN REAL ESTATE CONSISTING OF THE EAST/WEST ALLEY, LOCATED IN BLOCK 21, ORIGINAL PLAT, MONROE, JASPER COUNTY, IOWA.
    3. 2NDAND 3RDREADING OF ORDINANCE FOR NO PARKING ON EAST LINCOLN STREET FROM THE CORNER OF N. MECHANICS STREET TO APOINT 100 FEET ON THE NORTH SIDE OF EAST LINCOLN STREET.
    4. RESOLUTION ASSIGNING ADDRESS FOR 901 EAST COLFAX STREET.
    5. RESOLUTION ADOPTING FEE SCHEDULE AND 28E AGREEMENT WITH JASPER COUNTY FOR BUILDING INSPECTION SERVICES.
    6. RESOLUTION APPROVING PLAT 2 OF THE MEADOWS AT MONROE.
    7. RESOLUTION APPROVING TRANSFERS WITHIN THE CITY OF MONROE.
    8. RESOLUTION CHANGING THE DATE OF THE SEPTEMBER 2019 COUNCIL MEETING.
  6. OLD BUSINESS:
  7. NEW BUSINESS:
    1. CONSIDER STREET CLOSING REQUEST FOR OCTOBER 5, 2019.
    2. CONSIDERATION OF APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 AND PAY ESTIMATE NO. 4 TO WOODRUFF CONSTRUCTION, LLC FOR THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT.
    3. CONSIDERATON OF PAY REQUEST NO. 2 TO GRIMES ASPHALT FOR THE WEST LINCOLN STREET PROJECT.
  8. OPEN FORUM:
  9. CLOSED SESSION DISCUSSION UNDER CODE OF IOWA 21.5(h)(i).
  10. ADJOURNMENT

ADA – IF THERE IS ANYONE WISHING TO ATTEND THIS MEETING THAT MAY REQUIRE SPECIAL ASSISTANCE IN BEING ABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS MEETING, PLEASE ADVISE CITY HALL WITHIN 48 HOURS OF THE MEETING.

Service in the Park/Vacation Bible School – July 21st

Country Junction
Vacation Bible School
for one day

Sunday, July 21st
All activities are in the Monroe Town Square Park

10:00 Sunday Morning Worship
11:30 Potluck

Parents:  Registration 12:00-12:30
ALL PARENTS NEED TO REGISTER

12:30-3:45 VBS for ages Preschool – Adult

Bring your lawn chair, blanket, and covered dish

Drinks and table service provided

Everyone Welcome!

Hosted by the Monroe United Methodist Church and the Monroe Presbyterian Church

July 8th City Council Agenda

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
CITY HALL
JULY 8, 2019, 7:00 P.M.

  1. CALL TO ORDER
  2. ROLL CALL
  3. CONSENT AGENDA:
    1. BILLS AND MINUTES FROM THE JUNE 2019 MEETING.
    2. CLERK AND TREASURER REPORT.
    3. MUSTANG LANES, CLASS B BEER AND SUNDAY SALES FOR 112 W. SHERMAN ST.
  4. COMMITTEE AND BOARD REPORTS:
  5. ORDINANCES, RESOLUTIONS, AND PUBLIC HEARINGS:
    1. SALARY RESOLUTION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020.
    2. ORDINANCE FOR NO PARKING ON EAST LINCOLN STREET 100 FEET FROM THE CORNER OF INTERSECTION LOCATED AT E. LINCOLN ST. AND MECHANIC ST.
  6. OLD BUSINESS: FRIENDS OF MONROE LIBRARY REQUEST FOR VOTE ON NEW COMMUNITY CULTURE CENTER.
  7. NEW BUSINESS:
    1. CONSIDERATION OF TOPOGRAPHIC AND BOUNDRY SURVEY EXPENSE FOR 416 S. BUCHANAN ST.
    2. PAY REQUEST #3 TO WOODRUFF CONSTUCTION FOR THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT AND APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDERS.
    3. CJ’S BAR AND GRILL EVENT REQUEST CONSIDERATION.
    4. CONSIDERATION OF PLANNING AND ZONING RECOMMENDATION FROM RESIDENTIAL TO COMMERICAL PROPERTY FOR 315 N. COMMERCE ST.
    5. JASON VAN AUSDELL OF VEENSTRA AND KIMM ENGINEERING, DISCUSSION OF BUILDING INSPECTIONS FOR THE CITY OF MONROE.
    6. ALLEY PURCHASE REQUEST.
  8. OPEN FORUM
  9. ADJOURNMENT

ADA – IF THERE IS ANYONE WISHING TO ATTEND THIS MEETING THAT MAY REQUIRE SPECIAL ASSISTANCE IN BEING ABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS MEETING, PLEASE ADVISE CITY HALL WITHIN 48 HOURS OF THE MEETING.