2021 Legislation

An Ordinance is the formal written enactment of Council in the exercise of a governmental power vested by the Constitution or statutes in the Municipality for the regulation of the conduct of its citizens or others subject to its control, and intended to be of permanent duration. Every action of a general and permanent nature; or granting a franchise; or levying a tax; or appropriating money; or contracting an indebtedness, to be evidenced by the issuance of bonds or notes; or for the purchase lease, or transfer of public property; or establishing an offense and fixing the penalty therefor, shall be taken by ordinance.

Ordinance Number 2021-01 (PDF). An Ordinance amending and supplementing Chapter 286 of the Codified Ordinances to increase and add certain fees for services.

Ordinance Number 2021-02 (PDF).  An Ordinance amending Section 860.06 of Chapter 860 of the Codified Ordinances to remove the specific license fees.

Ordinance Number 2021-03 (PDF). An Ordinance amending Exhibit "1" of Ordinance No. 2020-36 to establish the position and pay range of GIS Analyst.

Ordinance Number 2021-04 (PDF). An Ordinance repealing and amending Chapter 284 of the Codified Ordinances to comply with the Charter and change the procedures of the Audit Committee to align with the procedures of other boards, commissions, and committees of the City.

Ordinance Number 2021-05 (PDF). An Ordinance amending and supplementing Ordinance No. 2020-35, otherwise known as the temporary appropriations ordinance, to meet current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Monroe, during fiscal year ending December 31, 2021.

Ordinance Number 2021-06 (PDF). An Ordinance granting an easement to Duke Energy Ohio, Inc. for the underground transmission of natural gas at 6262 Hamilton-Middletown Road.

Ordinance Number 2021-07 (PDF). An Ordinance, otherwise known as the permanent appropriations ordinance, to meet current expenses, and other expenditures of the City of Monroe, during fiscal year ending December 31, 2021.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2021-08 (PDF). An Ordinance authorizing the City to participate in cooperation with, and requesting the Warren County Port Authority's participation in, the refunding of Port Authority Development Revenue Bonds issued to finance public improvements for the Monroe special assessment project; and authorizing the execution of a First Amendment to Cooperative Agreement in connection with such refunding, and declaring an emergency.

Ordinance Number 2021-09 (PDF). An Ordinance authorizing the extension of the existing contract with Rumpke through January 31, 2023, and amending Section 1060.03(a) of the Codified Ordinances to increase the rate charged for garbage and trash collection to $18.48.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2021-10 (PDF). An Ordinance granting an easement to Duke Energy Ohio, Inc. for the purposes of the installation and maintenance of electric lines serving Monroe Bicentennial Commons Park and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2021-11 (PDF).  An Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 2021-09 to correct a typographical error and declaring an emergency.

Ordinance Number 2021-13 (PDF).  An Ordinance amending and supplementing Ordinance No. 2021-07, otherwise known as the permanent appropriations ordinance, to meet current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Monroe, during fiscal year ending December 31, 2021.

Ordinance Number 2021-14 (PDF).  An Ordinance supplementing Exhibit "1" of Ordinance No. 2021-03 to establish the unclassified position and pay range of Human Resources Manager.

​Ordinance Number 2021-15 (PDF).  An Ordinance combining the Street Fund and the Motor Vehicle License Tax Fund.

​Ordinance Number 2021-16 (PDF).  An Ordinance accepting real property containing 1.3427 acres, more or less, from Park 63, Limited, a further described herein to be used for public purposes.

​Ordinance Number 2021-17 (PDF). An Ordinance supplementing Section 412.01 (A) (1) of the Codified Ordinances to specifically include grass clippings.

​Emergency Ordinance No. 2021-18 (PDF).  An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to enter into a lease agreement wit the highest bidder for the real property known as the Baker Sports Complex and declaring an emergency.

Ordinance Number 2021-19 (PDF).  An Ordinance amending and supplementing Chapter 1065 of the Codified Ordinances to change the reservation fees and rules and regulations related to the reservation of the Monroe Community Room and Small Conference Room located at 6 East Avenue.

Ordinance Number. 2021-20 (PDF).  An Ordinance supplementing Chapter 286 of the Codified Ordinances to establish the reservation fee for the Monroe Community Room and Small Conference Room at 6 East Avenue.

Ordinance Number 2021-21 (PDF).  An Ordinance amending and supplementing Section 1064.03 of the Codified Ordinances to establish rules and regulations for park areas designed as dog parks. 

​Ordinance Number 2021-22 (PDF).  An Ordinance amending and supplementing Ordinance No. 2021-13, otherwise known as the permanent appropriations ordinance, to meet current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Monroe, during fiscal year ending December 31, 2021.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2021-23 (PDF).  An Ordinance adopting an allocation plan for the distribution of certain personal services and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2021-24 (PDF). An Ordinance establishing the American Rescue Plan Act Fund and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2021-26 (PDF). An Ordinance providing for the submission to the electorate of amendments to Section 4.02 of the Charter of the City of Monroe, Ohio, to allow any eligible Council Member to submit their name for consideration of Mayor and/or Vice Mayor, and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2021-28 (PDF). An Ordinance providing for the submission to the electorate of amendments to the Charter of the City of Monroe, to provide for gender neutral references; require Council proceedings on public media platforms; include additional duties of the City Manager; amend what is to be adopted by an ordinance; permit legislation to be read by title only unless otherwise indicated; all resolutions to become effective immediately; increase the time limit for zoning public hearings from 30 to 60 days; add or eliminate departments; eliminate the requirement for Council to authorize obtaining bids; and declaring an emergency.

Ordinance Number 2021-29 (PDF).  An Ordinance rezoning real property containing approximately 35 acres, more or less, located at 860 Holman Avenue from A-1 Large Scale Agricultural District to L-1 Light Industrial District.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2021-30 (PDF).  An Ordinance approving a final plat for Section 5, Block A, of the Monroe Crossings Subdivision and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2021-31 (PDF).  An Ordinance approving a final plat for Section 2, Block A, of the Trails of Todhunter Conservation Subdivision and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2021-32 (PDF).  An Ordinance determining to adjust special assessments levied for the purpose of constructing certain improvements and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2021-33 (PDF).  An Ordinance determining to adjust special assessments levied for the purpose of constructing certain improvements and declaring an emergency.

Ordinance Number 2021-34 (PDF).  An Ordinance supplementing Chapter 204 of the Codified Ordinances to designate the dog park located at 401 Old Street as Monrover Park.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2021-35 (PDF).  An Ordinance granting and designating real property owned by the City of Monroe as an easement for the Great Miami River Trail and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2021-36 (PDF).  An Ordinance authorizing the purchase of real property from Barbara Trimble, Successor Trustee of the William H. Trimble Trust Agreement and Barbara Trimble, Trustee of the Barbara Trimble Trust Agreement for easement purposes for the Great Miami River Trail, and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2021-37 (PDF). An Ordinance authorizing the purchase of real property from Frank C. Frey and Mary Lindon Trustees of the Frey Preservation Trust for easement purposes for the Great Miami River Trail and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2021-38 (PDF).  An Ordinance authorizing the purchase of real property from Frank C. Frey and Mary Lindon, Trustees of the Frey Preservation Trust to be used for public purposes and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2021-39 (PDF).  An Ordinance amending Exhibit A of Emergency Ordinance No. 2021-26 to reference the correct section of the Charter proposed for amendment and declaring an emergency.

Ordinance Number 2021-43 (PDF).  An Ordinance amending and supplementing Ordinance No. 2021-22, otherwise known as the permanent appropriations ordinance, to meet current expenses, and other expenditures of the City of Monroe, during fiscal year ending December 31, 2021.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2021-44 (PDF).  An Ordinance adjusting the compensation of the Law Director and declaring an emergency.

Ordinance Number 2021-45 (PDF).  An Ordinance amending and supplementing Chapter 887 of the Codified Ordinances requiring retirees and minors to only file if they meet Federal guidelines and eliminate the requirement for businesses to file withholding payments semi-monthly.



​A Resolution is the formal written enactment of Council of a less permanent nature, not prescribing any permanent rules of conduct and usually required or applied to the preliminary declaration of legislative intent to be effectuated by the subsequent passage of an ordinance, or for the disposition of a specific matter not required by statute or Charter provisions to be done by ordinance.

Emergency Resolution Number 01-2021 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate and ratify the change orders in the amount of $295,496.67 for the reconstruction of 601 South Main Street to Graybach, LLC and declaring an emergency.

Resolution Number 02-2021 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding by and between the City of Monroe and other participating political subdivisions in Warren County for the purpose of establishing and maintaining the existence of a task force to provide tactical response in specialized situations requiring a law enforcement response.

Resolution Number 03-2021 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an employment agreement by and between the City of Monroe and William J. Brock, I.

Resolution Number 04-2021 (PDF). A Resolution adopting the Warren County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation 5 Year Plan Update.

Resolution Number 05-2021 (PDF). A Resolution of support for the Great Miami River Trail Feasibility Study.

Emergency Resolution Number 06-2021 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $3,150.00 to Munission and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 07-2021 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $3,825.00 to the Center for Local Government and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 08-2021 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $5,485.00 to ESO Solutions, Inc. and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 09-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $31,477.21 to Civica North America, Inc. and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 10-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution accepting the lowest and/or best bid submitted for the Brittany Heights Curb Inlet Rehabilitation Project and authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and W.G. Stang, LLC for said project, and declaring an emergency.

Resolution Number 11-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a memorandum of understanding by and between the City of Monroe and Performance Food Group related to the 2019 payroll tax hurdles under their Community Reinvestment Area Agreement.

Emergency Resolution Number 12-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $3,600.00 to CIVICA North America Inc. and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 13-2021 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a modification agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Clark, Schaefer, Hackett & Co. and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 14-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution amending Emergency Resolution Number 85-2020 to increase the blanket purchase order amount to Clark, Schaefer, Hackett & Co. and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 15-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution ratifying the City Manager's execution of the non-residential line extension agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Duke Energy Ohio, Inc. for the extension of electric service to Monroe Bicentennial Commons Park and declaring an emergency. 

Resolution Number 16-2021 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager or designee to apply for any and all grant funds; provided that acceptance of any grant funds, including matching funds, must be specifically approved by Council.

Resolution Number 17-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution expressing Council's intent for the sale of personal property not needed for public use or is obsolete or unfit for the use for which it was acquired by Internet auction.

Emergency Resolution Number 18-2021 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $19,793.80 to Majors Supply and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 19-2021 (PDF). A Resolution accepting the lowest and/or best bid submitted for Phase 1B of the Monroe Bicentennial Commons Park Project and authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Universal Contracting Corporation for said project, and declaring an emergency.

Resolution Number 20-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a professional engineering services agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Fishbeck for the East Avenue Water Main Replacement Project.

Emergency Resolution Number 21-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $5,400 to the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 22-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an assignment agreement by and between the City of Monroe, Butler County Commissioners, and CSX Transportation, Inc., and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 23-2021 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $3,596.40 to Columbitech and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 24-2021 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing specific expenditures of the City of Monroe's Share of Coronavirus Relief Funds as legislated in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 25-2021 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a professional architectural design services agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Brandstetter Carroll Inc. for the redesign of a portion of the Great Miami River Trail and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 26-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a lease agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Enterprise Fleet Management and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 27-2021 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract by and between the City of Monroe and Bluescope Construction for the remodeling of the lower level of 233 South Main Street and declaring an emergency.

Resolution Number 28-2021 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing a change order to Graybach, LLC in the amount of $29,912.08 for 601 South Main Street.

Resolution Number 29-2021 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing membership in the Houston-Galveston Area Council Cooperative Purchasing Program.

Resolution Number 30-2021 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Cintas for the rental of uniforms for the Department of Public Works.

Emergency Resolution Number 31-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Jones-Warner Consultants, Inc. for professional engineering services related to the Monroe Crossings Catch Basin Replacement Project and declaring an emergency.

​Resolution Number 32-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an award agreement related to the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

​Resolution Number 33-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution adopting the Tax Budget for the City of Monroe, Ohio, for the 2022 fiscal year.

​Emergency Resolution Number 34-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $3,148.68 to Phoenix Safety Outfitters and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 38-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution to authorize the City Manager to enter into a collective bargaining agreement by and between the City of Monroe and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 39-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Velecor for a new telephone system and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 40-2021 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract by and between the City of Monroe and R.A. Miller Construction Co., Inc. for the 2021 ADA Compliance program and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 41-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract by and between the City of Monroe and Ford Development Corporation for the State Route 63 and Lawton Avenue reconstruction project and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 42-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract by and between the City of Monroe and Graybar Electric for the South Main Street Lighting and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 43-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract by and between the City of Monroe and Barrett Paving Materials Inc. for the 2021 Asphalt Paving Program and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 44-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and CT Consultants for professional engineering services for the observation and reporting of the State Route 63 and Lawton Avenue Reconstruction Project and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 45-2021 (PDF).  A Resolution authorizing the City of Monroe to participate in the proposed opioid litigation settlement plan of claims against distributors in the suits against Amerisource Bern, Cardinal Health, and McKesson; and declaring an emergency.