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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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9th Annual Ouachita Water Sweep
Posted on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council are pleased to join OuachitaGreen to announce the 9th Annual Ouachita Water Sweep. [ Read more ]
Labor Day Holiday Closures
Posted on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council announce the following will be closed in observance of the September 1, 2014, Labor Day Holiday [ Read more ]
14th Annual Bayou Black Open Rodeo AND Gospel Explosion
Posted on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council are pleased to join the Department of Community Affairs, the Real Cowboy Association, and our event sponsors to invite the media and public to Monroe Civic Center Arena lobby for a PRESS CONFERENCE [ Read more ]
World War II veterans to be honored Sunday
Posted on Monday, August 4th, 2014 Sunday, Aug. 10, ceremonies will honor \"The Greatest Generation\" at 3 p.m. at the Northeast Louisiana War Veterans Home on 165 North. [ Read more ]
Groundbreaking for Monroe Civic Center Complex Emergency Shelter Generator Project
Posted on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 The City of Monroe was awarded a grant by the Governor\'s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) as awarded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). [ Read more ]
Dedication of Oregon Trail Pump Station Generator
Posted on Monday, July 7th, 2014 Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council are pleased to announce the following ribbon cutting/dedication event: [ Read more ]
Groundbreaking for Monroe Civic Center Complex Emergency Shelter Generator Project
Posted on Monday, July 7th, 2014 SAVE THE DATE - July 23 Groundbreaking for Monroe Civic Center Complex Emergency Shelter Generator Project [ Read more ]
Free Swimming Lessons at City Pools
Posted on Monday, July 7th, 2014 CITY OF MONROE, YMCA OF NELA and MONROE HOUSING AUTHORITY FORM PARTNERSHIP TO OFFER FREE SWIMMING LESSONS AT CITY POOLS [ Read more ]