Walnut St. Project's Double Standard
July 27, 2022
An economic development project spearheaded by former Monroe city councilman, Mike Echols, came under fierce opposition from community leaders during the Monroe City Council Tuesday, July 26, 2022. In the most recent meeting, council members wrestled with explaining the intended project and how the city would benefit. The agenda item was slated for further discussion and possible final passage at the July 12 meeting but was canceled because there were not enough council members able to attend. Before council members discussed and voted on agenda items, elections for council Chair and Vice C...
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