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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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Beginning Stained Glass Workshop for Adults
Posted on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 Monday – Thursday, February 8 – 11, 2016 • 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. • Masur Museum Carriage House • $160 museum members / $180 non – members [ Read more ]
Beginner Digital Photography Workshop with Jenny Ellerbe
Posted on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 Learn the basics of digital photography and editing in this six week workshop. • Tuesdays, February 23 – March 29, 2016 • 6:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. • Masur Museum Carriage House • $120 museum members / $160 non - members [ Read more ]
Bookmaking Workshop with Frank Hamrick
Posted on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 Saturday, February 27, 2016 • 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. • $135 for museum members/ $155 for non-members [ Read more ]
Mayor Mayo announces Annual Town Hall Meetings
Posted on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 Leading up to his February 11th State of the City Address, Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo announces two Town Hall Meetings for the public and business community to attend. [ Read more ]
2016 State of the City Address
2016 State of the City Address
Posted on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 The annual State of the City of Monroe Address will take place Thursday, February 11, 2016, at the Monroe Civic Center Arena, located at 401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway. [ Read more ]
Forsythe Point Temporarily Closed due to Flooding from High Water
Posted on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council share this announcement on behalf of the City of Monroe Public Works and Community Affairs Department. [ Read more ]
6th Annual City of Monroe-Benoit Community Center Adult 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
Posted on Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council are pleased to join the Parks & Recreation Division of the City of Monroe Community Affairs Department to announce the 6th Annual City of Monroe Benoit Community Center Adult 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament [ Read more ]
Mayor Mayo releases FIGHT THE BLIGHT Walking Town Meeting Schedule
Mayor Mayo releases FIGHT THE BLIGHT Walking Town Meeting Schedule
Posted on Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 Mayor Jamie Mayo is pleased to announce the following schedule of Walking Town Meetings: [ Read more ]