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City's $7M Baby

A resolution for the city of Monroe to provide matching funds in the amount of $7,426,609 for the Texas Standifer Sewer Trunkline was a major discussion during the Tuesday, June 14, 2022, Monroe City Council meeting. According to Mayor Friday Ellis and Ouachita Parish Engineer Kevin Crosby, this project is huge in scope and must be done if the city wants to improve its sewer/water infrastructure. Ellis said that this is an issue that he inherited from previous years where the project can no longer be left undone. The project covers about 9,000 feet (close to three miles) and is one of Monroe's...


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