January 2020
Welcome to the Town of Monroe
´╗┐ Monthly Update!
Hello and Happy New Year! We are excited to announce that in addition to our regular Constant Contact communications, throughout 2020, we will be sharing monthly updates pertaining to town offices, important town and community happenings as well as answers to frequently asked questions so that we may best serve our residents and community members.

Please help us spread the word by forwarding this email and asking your friends and neighbors to sign up for the Town of Monroe Constant Contact. A link for signup is below. We are grateful for your ongoing support. Thank you for being a part of our wonderful town!


Tony Cardone
Supervisor, Town of Monroe
Upcoming Events
Tax Collection

Mary Ellen F. Beams, Tax Collector for the Town of Monroe, will be collecting taxes at 1465 Orange Turnpike from January 1st - March 31st from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Monday - Friday. Payments should be made payable to Town of Monroe Tax Collector.

Payments by mail: 1465 Orange Turnpike, Monroe, New York 10950

Online payments: Visit the tax collection page at www.monroeny.org, to view and pay your tax bill online.

Penalties: A 1% penalty will be added for payments made during February. A 2% penalty will be added for payments made during March.

Deadlines: The last day for the acceptance of tax payments will be March 31, 2020. Tax payments after that date must be paid to the Orange County Commissioner of Finance.

January Town Meetings

Planning Board:
1/21/2020, 7:15 p.m., 101 Mine Road

Town Board :
1/22/2020, 7 p.m., 101 Mine Road

Zoning Board of Appeals:
1/28/2020, 7:30 p.m., 101 Mine Road
Orange and Rockland Park
Photo Credit: Cristina Kiesel
Spotlight On
´╗┐Grant Funding
The Town of Monroe is pleased to announce the award of the following grant funding:

  • $897,750 through the NYS Water Infrastructure Improvement Act (WIIA) grant for Water District 12 Well House Improvements.

  • $250,000 through the State and Municipal Facilities Capital Program (SAM) for the renovation of Town Hall

  • $400,000 through the New York State Capital Assistance Program for Transportation, Infrastructure and Economic Development, administered through the NYS DOT for Permanent Road Improvements, Lake Region Blvd. and School Road

  • $175,000 through the State and Municipal Facilities Capital Program (SAM) for Road Repaving (Rye Hill Road from Jean Drive to Cedar Cliff) and Excavator Purchase

  • $250,000 through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for Automation of Senior Center Doors/ADA Compliancy, HVAC Replacement
Sunset on Round Lake
Photo Credit: Ed Scully

We'd love to see your photos taken at Town of Monroe properties!

Do you have a scenic photo taken in the Town of Monroe that you'd like to share? If so, please email the photo along with a description to Jennifer Schnaars at jschnaars@monroeny.org.
Important Town of Monroe Phone Numbers
Supervisor's Office:
783-1900, extension 104
Town Clerk's Office :
783-1900, extension 203
Assessor's Office:
783-1900, extension 206
Building Department:
783-1900, extension 208
Finance Department (Water Billing):
783-1900, extension 204
Planning & Zoning:
783-1900, extension 207
Town Court:
783-1900, extension 209
Water Department Emergency Hotline:
Highway Department :
Senior Center:
Smith's Clove Park: