Hydrant flushing will begin the week of May 2, 2016. The Firefighters will start flushing on Broadway beginning on the Square and moving east and west on Broadway. Daily updates will be posted on the City of Monmouth and Monmouth IL Firefighters Facebook pages as they are available.
Lifeguards Needed for the Municipal Pool this Summer
We are taking applications for lifeguards at the Municipal Pool for this summer. Requirements - must be able to swim 300 yards and take a life guard certification class. Following is an application form to fill out and return to City Hall, 100 E. Broadway, or you can apply in person at City Hall or complete the application and return to
. Jessica Lindley, Pool Manager, will be reviewing the applications and hiring her staff for the summer.
With the continued growth of the region's largest employer (Smithfield), the new Cloverleaf Cold Storage distribution center and one of 49 new Enterprise Zones in the state, Monmouth is a great place to call home for your business. Please enjoy this new video showcasing the best of our wonderful, small community.
Downtown Facade Grant Program
The Monmouth Facade Improvement Program is a matching grant program designed to help building owners within the Warren County Courthouse Commercial Historic District (roughly bounded by Archer Avenue on the North, First Street on the East, Second Avenue on the South and A Street on the West) improve the exterior facades of their buildings in accordance with the historic nature of the District. The maximum grant amount will be $7,500 match per project (50% match from program), as available funds allow, on a first-come, first-serve basis. The facade funds have been made available by the City of Monmouth and are administered by the City after approval by the Downtown Facade Committee.
Our newly-enhanced interactive Zoning Map is now online. The ESRI-powered map is hosted at the GIS Center at Western Illinois University. It should be noted that this map is for informational purposes only - the zoning districts outlined on the map are not legally binding, since they are not precisely mapped the the individual property tract coordinates. If you have any specific questions about zoning district boundaries, please contact the Zoning Department.
Simply click on the image below to be taken to the interactive zoning map.
Note: our new map works well on smartphone and tablets and can access your device's internal GPS coordinates.
The new ShopsOfMonmouth.com site is now live! Created collaboratively by the Monmouth Business Council, the City of Monmouth, the Chamber and Midwest Bank of Western Illinois, this community marketing site will help spread the word about the excellent retail, dining and lodging we have here in Monmouth. If you would like your business featured on the site, please use the Contact form on the site to let us know and a site administrator will be in touch.
Live Music in Monmouth
Live music has a new home in Monmouth: GoMonmouth.com. The new website, which officially launches today, is an effort to provide a one-stop-shop resource for regional music fans to find out who is playing and where they're playing. The website will also serve as the new web home for both the Maple Leaf Community Concert Series and the Deep Blue Innovators Blues Festival. Click on the button below to visit the site.
A Progressive Community Since 1831
Welcome to the City of Monmouth! We're glad you're here. Monmouth is a great place to live, to learn, to work and to play. Whether you are a current resident, business owner, or someone new to our community, this web site is for you. Explore, learn and together, we can keep our progressive community thriving and growing.
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