HOW TO ACCESS THE AGENDA….The Town of Monroe is happy to announce that in 2018 we are launching Board Docs for our Town Meetings, Agendas, and Minutes.

Please follow the process below to access Board Docs. Thank you!

  • Log into our website at www.monroeny.org
  • Across the green banner just below the picture of the lake you will see an image of a leaf with the title “Board Docs”
  • Click on Board Docs
  • Under Meetings (center of screen) you will be able to view and print the Agenda for the current featured meeting
  • To view previous meetings (click MEETINGS in the upper right corner)
  • Click on 2018, and then choose the meeting you want to view

We are very excited about this new feature, and know you will be too!

*****NEW FEATURE*****

 

HOW TO VIEW THE VIDEO FROM A PRIOR MEETING…

  • Follow instructions listed above
  • Click on the Meetings Tab in the upper right side
  • Click on the year you’re looking for
  • Click on the meeting you want to view
  • Click on Watch Video
  • Click on the item you want to view and the video will start playing at that point

Clarence Board joined the Mombasha Fire Company in 1957. Eisenhower was President, the average yearly salary was $4,500; a gallon of gas was $0.24; “Twelve Angry Men” was playing at the movies; Perry Mason debuted on TV; Monroe’s fire trucks were red. Through the decades, so much has changed in society, here in Monroe, and at the Mombasha Fire Company. The one constant in Monroe and at the Mombasha Fire Company is Clarence Board. He has served in many capacities over his 60 years of dedicated service, including Secretary, Chaplin, Assistant Chief, and Chief.  He is currently the Sergeant at Arms. Throughout the years he has also served beyond Monroe’s borders in the Orange County Chiefs Association, Orange County Fire Advisory Board, NY State Chiefs Association, Hudson Valley Volunteer Fire Association, and FASNY (Fire Association of the State of New York. He also served as Vice President and President of the Orange County Volunteer Firemans’ Association. While he no longer fights fires, there’s not a meeting, parade, or civil function that you won’t see him actively participating in.  

We gratefully acknowledge Clarence Board for his 60 years of service and his dedication to serving the residents of the Town of Monroe and Orange County!

ALL TOWN OFFICES INCLUDING HIGHWAY, DIAL-A-BUS, SENIOR CENTER, AND THE COURTS WILL BE CLOSED WEDNESDAY JULY 4, 2018 IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY.

WE APPOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HOLIDAY.

Dear Town of Monroe Residents and Community Day Attendees:

The Town of Monroe was proud to host its first Community Day at Mombasha Park on Saturday, June 16th.   This community oriented day was celebrated in honor of our local First Responders in appreciation of all that they do for our community.  This fun-filled day featured a large variety of food trucks with mouth-watering menus, several unique vendors, as well as fantastic musical entertainment by several local artists!  We would like to take this opportunity to thank the residents of the Town of Monroe, those who attended our event from surrounding areas, as well as our dedicated First Responders for their support of this event.  The success of this event was a team effort led by Councilman Sal Scancarello and Ann Marie Morris, Director of the Monroe Senior Center and Department Head for Mombasha Park and the Alex Smith Pavilion.  In addition, many Town of Monroe employees worked hard to ensure the success of this event, especially our Highway Department, our Maintenance Team, Dial-A-Bus, Fire Police, and Jennifer Schnaars in the Supervisor’s office.  Thank you to our event emcee, Johnny Ciao for his time and efforts in making the day fun and entertaining.  In addition, we would like to thank Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus and his office, Rob Schreibeis and the Orange County Sherriff’s Department, Alan Mack and Jim Bakun of the Orange County Office of Emergency Management, as well as John Scherne, Town of Monroe Highway 

Superintendent. It is always wonderful to see various departments and agencies working together to support each other!

A special thank you to the following businesses and musicians who participated in Community Day:

Brownie Bar, Ridgefield Park, NJ

Michele’s Bistro, Budd Lake, NJ

Corbett’s Cookie Bar, Warwick, NY

Pop Jack’s, Greenwood Lake, NY

Crumm Cake Cupcakes, New Hampton, NY

Thank Goodness It’s Vegan, Chester NY

Kangaroo Swirls Ice Cream, New City, NY

Vesuvius Pizza, Greenwood Lake, NY

Mr. Cannoli Italian Ice, New Windsor, NY

Empanada Master, Blooming Grove, NY

Wafels & Dinges, New York, NY

Entertainment Food Service, Pleasantville, NY

Dogfellas, Blooming Grove, NY

Concrete Jungle, West Hempstead, NY

Spacy Tracey’s Pickles, Rhinebeck, NY

Three Little Pigs, Hawthorne, NY

Sugar Mag’s Rags, Newburgh, NY

Stumpthing Chained, Westbrookville, NY

Athena’s Designs, Monroe NY

The Tipsy Turtle Henna, Highland, NY

Whiskey Crossing

Third Degree Band

Tone Benders

Matt Mulhare and his Band           

Looking ahead, we are excited to announce that plans are already underway to host another Community Day this October at Mombasha Park. Be sure to visit the Town of Monroe website at www.monroeny.org in the upcoming months for additional details!

It is my honor and privilege to serve the Town of Monroe as Supervisor. On behalf of our Town Board, we thank you for your support and look forward to introducing additional community oriented events in the future.

Sincerely,

Tony Cardone

Supervisor, Town of Monroe

 

Refuse and Recycle Collection starting Wednesday July 4, Independence Day:

Wednesday, July 4 – No recycle collection

Thursday, July 5 – Recycle collection – Town of Monroe, Village of Monroe, and Village of Harriman

Friday, July 6 – Refuse - Village of Monroe and Village of Harriman

Saturday, July 7 – Refuse - Town of Monroe

Normal collection schedule for the Town of Monroe, Village of Monroe, and Village of Harriman resumes the following week.

Village of Monroe

Independence Celebration at The Mill Ponds

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 (Street Fair 5:00pm / Fireworks 9:00pm)

Rain date Friday, July 6, 2018 (9:00pm)

Last evening Orange County presented their EMS Awards.  Monroe Volunteer Ambulance Corps were the recipients of Four Awards:

-Youth Provider of the Year - Emily Walker, Monroe Volunteer Ambulance Corp

-Harriet C. Weber Leadership Award - Nancy Peifer, Monroe Volunteer Ambulance Corps

-EMS Agency of the Year - Monroe Volunteer Ambulance Corp

-EMS Educator of Excellence - Wayne Chan, Monroe Volunteer Ambulance Corps

Monroe-Woodbury Community Coalition (MWCC)

Community officials along with some concerned citizens have formed a new coalition to help educate, support, and raise awareness of the substance and alcohol abuse in our Monroe-Woodbury Community. 

Our Coalition, MWCC, realizes that drugs (whether illegal or prescription) and alcohol abuse can be a problem for the young and old alike. Individuals dealing with substance use disorder aren’t always the ones abusing the substance – they can be the families, children, and co-workers watching someone they care about struggle with the disease of addiction. 

MWCC's goal is to learn more about our community from our residents, and hear what families are concerned about. By understanding what substances are thought to be most prevalent in our area, our coalition can focus its efforts to give our community help and hope for those struggling with addiction in any capacity. This survey will help us begin to understand more. Thank you for taking a few minutes to fill out this anonymous survey.
Mayor Dwyer & the Board of Trustees

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Ethics Board of the Town of Monroe, New York as follows:

                The Town of Monroe Ethics Board meeting for June 27, 2018 is CANCELLED.

Thomas J. Sullivan

Chairman

Town of Monroe Board of Ethics

 

Dated: June 20, 2018

             Monroe, New York

There will be a disruption of water for residents of WD 12 on Thursday, 6-21-18 from 10 AM to 11 AM. Disruption is necessary for installation of an electrical control panel in the pump house. Bob

June 3rd - November 18th (every Sunday)

9am - 2pm @ Commuter Parking Lot (Millpond Parking between Airplane Park and Bourbon Street Bar and Grill)

The Farmers' Market is managed by Tony Romagnino of the Activities Committee
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