Get Involved

How to get involved

Several input and engagement opportunities will be available to residents.  Two public open houses, booths at community events, and survey’s via this website will also be used to collect input and feedback on plan recommendations.  Results from these input sessions will serve as a continuing guide for City staff and the consultant team as they proceed with the development of the plan. Community surveys, information about future meetings, and past meeting presentations and materials will continue to be added to this site as the process continues.

Provide Your Feedback

Materials are ready for review! Click the button below to be redirected to where you can provide thoughts and comments on the vision statement, goal statements, and maps for the future land use, transportation, and quality of life sections. More materials will continue to be posted here throughout the coming weeks.

Previous Public Engagement Opportunities

For residents and stakeholders who are interested in the previous public engagement opportunities and events, please see the list below. Additional materials may be available to view and download here or on the Document Center page. For additional help, to ask questions, or get in touch with someone involved in the development of the Comprehensive Plan, please visit the Contact Us page. 

meetings and opportunities

Monroe Area CIC Meeting

March 16, 2021

The most recent Monroe Area Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) Meeting had a short presentation to update the members on the Comprehensive Planning process. This presentation focused on a quick explanation of the vision and goal statements and focused on some of the economic development elements that will be included in the plan. 

Steering Committee Meeting 5

November 19, 2020

Members reviewed all work from previous meeting including vision statement, goal statements, and the future land use map. Discussion points were called out to make final changes to the future land use map during this meeting. Additionally, we pushed forward in revealing the future transportation and recreation network maps, the Downtown Plan, and Butler Tech Plan.

Steering Committee Meeting 4

February 26, 2020

This steering committee meeting is focused on reviewing the vision statement and goal statements for a variety of topics that are covered in the Comprehensive Plan. This meeting was also focused on the future land use map which was the first time many members were seeing it. Various areas of interest were called out to discuss with members and create the final future land use map. During the meeting, multiple map graphics were called out with precedent imagery to show examples of development and where it could be developed. 

Image Preference Survey

January 17, 2020 - February 7, 2020

This steering committee at the last meeting participated in an image preference survey that was integrated into the presentation. Additional surveys were made for both steering committee members who were not in attendance at the third meeting, and for the public. These image preference surveys were in a series of 5 different surveys specific to various categories that will help staff and consultants develop appropriate recommendations and help guide developers in the future. These images, or similar images, will be used in the final plan. 

Steering Committee Meeting 3

November 18, 2019

This steering committee meeting is will be focused on the vision for Monroe and help determine, based on previous meetings, public feedback, and precedent images what the City needs to continue to grow and be successful.   

Steering Committee Meeting 2

August 15, 2019

This steering committee meeting is will be focused on the vision for Monroe. The committee will be reviewing the existing Comprehensive Plan goals, ranking community issues in order of importance, and participating in a mapping exercise.

Public Meeting 1

August 5, 2019

We appreciate the impressive turnout for the first public meeting. The meeting at the Monroe Library and Community Center where the consultant team presented the project’s process, Monroe’s existing conditions, and had the attendees identify community assets, issues, and opportunities to help the team start to develop a vision for Monroe.

4th of July Festival

This public engagement opportunity occurred at Community Park on July 4th, 2019 during the City’s annual 4th of July Festival. Residents and event attendees were asked to participate in a series of exercise to identify community assets, issues, and opportunities that the plan should address and big idea for the City. The input gathered will guide the consultant team as they continue to construct a vision to strengthen the City of Monroe.

Steering Committee Meeting 1

June 17, 2019

This was the kickoff meeting with the Monroe Steering Committee to begin the discussion on the Comprehensive Plan. The meeting consisted of establishing the purpose and outcomes for the plan, learning about Monroe’s existing conditions, and discussing what the committee’s vision for Monroe’s future is.