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Monroe County
County Information

 Monroe County, Michigan  was established in July, 1817.  Located at 106 East First Street Monroe, Michigan 48161.  You can reach us at 1-888-354-5500.

Monroe County, Michigan is Michigan's southeasternmost County, and is Michigan's only port on Lake Erie. It is situated directly between Detroit to the north and Toledo, Ohio to the south, with proximity to other cities like Ann Arbor, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario. Its estimated population in January 2009 was 153,817.

Monroe County is characterized by urban and industrial development along its eastern shoreline, and agriculture in its western sector. It has two coal-fired power plants, and one nuclear power plant. The lakeshore offers many fishing and boating opportunities, and harbors North America's only International Wildlife Refuge.

Monroe County has a rich historic legacy, having been the adopted home of General George Armstrong Custer, and the site of the Battle of the River Raisin, part of the War of 1812, which took place on January 23rd, 1813.


 Certification of Accountability and Transparency

In accordance with Public Act 200 of 2012, the certification of accountability and transparency, the County of Monroe is happy to provide to the residents a citizen’s guide and a performance dashboard.  Click on the links below to view the information:

Dashboard  https://www.accessmygov.com/DirectUrl/MunicipalDashboard/370
Financial Summary  https://www.accessmygov.com/DirectUrl/FinancialSummary/370
Performance Dashboard  https://www.accessmygov.com/DirectUrl/PerformanceDashboard/370
Debt Listing -- 2012 County of Monroe Debt Listing (pdf)



 Certification of Consolidation of Services

2014 Summary of Consolidation Services

Form 4887 - 2014 Consolidation Plan Certification

Consolidation of Services Plan


 Announcements

County of Monroe Seeking Applications to Boards and Commissions

The Monroe County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from Monroe County Residents to serve on the following: 

Monroe County Community Mental Health Authority

Individuals interested in being considered for an appointment must submit an application to the office of the Monroe County Board of Commissioners no later than 5:00 pm Wednesday, April 7, 2014.   

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Monroe County Board of Commissioners recognized local area schools that participated in the 2013 Telephone Directory Recycling Program.  Summerfield Elementary came in first place with 5.61 tons of directories collected, Waterloo Elementary placed second with more than .63 tons and St. Patrick Catholic placed third with .61 tons.  

Board Recycling Recognition

Telephone Recycling Resolution (pdf)

 

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Monroe County is home to a wealth of locations for you to run, walk, bike, hike or play.  The Monroe County Building Healthy Communities Coalition encourages you to use this map as a resource to help you increase your physical activity level.  Even as little as 30 minutes a day of physical activity can reduce the risk for diabetes, heart disease or stroke, help maintain weight and boost your mood.  Take charge of your health and get active today

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Monroe County Historical Museum Announces New Hours and New Programming Series for 2014

New Hours and Programming Document (pdf)

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Financial Assistance for Families of Military Personnel -A program is available to provide limited financial assistance to family members of a military service person. Help with a leaky roof, car repairs, children needs, etc., may be eligible to receive assistance. The program is called "Hearth & Home."
The contact person is Mr. Wayne Blank, and he may be reached at (734) 242-5895. He is located in the Salvation Army Building (the old Frenchtown Nursing Care Center). Hours are Tu/Wed from 11 am to 4 pm and on Thurs from 1 pm to 4 pm.

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Internet Essentials - Comcast offers fast, affordable internet for low income households. For more information visit http://www.internetessentials.com


  

Events
  • Finance Committee
    Board of Commissioners Chambers
    Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 6:00 pm
    Agenda (pdf)
  • Board of Commissioners
    Regular Meeting
    Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 7:00 p.m.
    Agenda (pdf)