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:
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
Form 4887- Consolidation Plan Certification
Summary of Consolidation Services
Consolidation of Services Plan
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.
Telephone Recycling Resolution (pdf)
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
Monroe County 2012 Recreation Survey - Results
The Monroe County Parks and Recreation Commission conducted a mail survey in September, 2012 in order to provide public input into the process of updating the County's Recreation Plan. A total of 1,000 surveys were mailed to registered voters in the county along with a postage paid return envelope. An additional 30 surveys were sent to people who had rented park shelters in the past year. By mid-October 241 survey forms were returned.
The link below provides the results of the survey, the comments entered by respondents, and a copy of the original survey form and cover letter.
2012 Recreation Survey Results (pdf)
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.
Internet Essentials - Comcast offers fast, affordable internet for low income households. For more information visit http://www.internetessentials.com
Board of Commissioners Chambers
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 6:00 p.m.
Board of Commissioners
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.