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If you would like to make a tax deductible donation toward the fireworks this July 5, you can donate at City Hall or the KSB Bank. Please make your check payable to the Montrose Community Fireworks Commission.

Spring Cleanup is scheduled for Wednesday April 23, 2014. Please have all items out by 7:00 a.m. on the 23rd. For more information, please contact City Hall. There is also a notice in the City Hall front window. They will not take appliances or computers/peripherals or nicad batteries.

The City of Montrose roadside cleanup will be April 26, 2014 with a rain date of May 3, 2014. A signup sheet for high school students looking for community service hours will be posted at Central Lee. Please meet at Kinnick on the River at 10:00 a.m. Supplies will be provided.

All of Lee County including the City of Montrose is currently under a burn ban due to dry weather.

The City Clerk is now a Notary Public.

April 15, 2014 - added March 6, 2014 Regular Meeting Minutes; March 13, 2014 Special Meeting Minutes; and March 20, 2014 Special Meeting Minutes.

April 3, 2014 - added April 3, 2014 Regular Meeting Agenda.

March 10, 2014 - added March 13, 2014 Special Meeting Agenda.

March 5, 2014 - added March 6, 2014 Regular Meeting Agenda.

February 20, 2014 - added January meeting Minutes.

February 14, 2014 - updated Council and employee information.

February 6, 2014 - added February 6, 2014 Agenda.

January 28, 2014 - added December 5, 2013 Minutes; added January Budget Workshop and Planning & Zoning Agendas.

January 2, 2014 - added January 2, 2014 Agenda.

City of Montrose Holiday Closings: Thanksgiving - November 28-29, 2013; Christmas - December 24-25, 2013; New Year - January 1, 2014.

December 12, 2013 - added October 3, 2013 and November 7, 2013 Minutes.

December 5, 2013 - added December 5, 2013 agenda.

Pet Tags will go on sale beginning October 1, 2013. Tags will be $5.00 through December 31, 2013 for each pet; dogs and cats. Pet Owners must present a current rabies vaccination when purchasing a tag. New residents will pay only a $5.00 fee if purchased within 30 days of residency. Pets under 3 months of age are not required to have tags. Owners will be charged $5.00 per tag once the new pets have their rabies shots.

Beggar's Night is scheduled for Thursday October 31, 2013 from 5:00 to8:00 p.m. Have a safe and Happy Halloween.

October 22, 2013 - added September 5, 2013 Minutes; October 29, 2013 Planning and Zoning Public Hearing Agenda.

October 2, 2013 - Added October 3, 2013 Agenda.

September 6, 2013 - added July 8, 2013 Minutes; August 1, 2013 Minutes and September 5, 2013 Agenda.

The Watermelon Festival is August 15, 16 and 17. Events start at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday and Friday; Saturday at 7:00 a.m through 11:00 p.m.

July 31, 2013 - added August 1, 2013 agenda.

July 12, 2013 - added June 6, 2013 Regular Meeting Minutes.

July 12, 2013 - Reminder: Please DO NOT throw household garbage and dead animals in the recycle bins. These are for recyclables only. Continued use of the recycle bins in this manner will result in the loss of recycling priveleges for everyone. Please call or stop by City Hall for a list of recyclables.

THE NEXT MEETING OF THE MONTROSE CITY COUNCIL IS MONDAY JULY 8, 2013 AT 7:00 P.M.

Water and sewer rates are increasing. Water rates will remain at $29.45 for the first 1,000 gallons used; and will increase to $3.95 for each successive 1,000 gallons used. Sewer will be a flat fee of $31.65. Business users will pay $31.65 for the first 1,000 gallons and $5.00 for each successive 1,000 gallons used. Just a reminder that the City bills one month behind. You will see the increase in the utility bill you receive the beginning of July.

The water/sewer deposit amount will also increase. The amount for two months water and sewer deposit will be $134.78.

Golf Cart Permits are now on sale at Montrose City Hall. You must present a current driver's license (unless already on file) and proof of insurance. The cost is $10.00.

Watermelon Festival is August 15, 16, 17, 2013.

Farmer's Market is every Tuesday at Montrose Riverfront Inc. from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

June 11, 2013 - added June 6, 2013 agenda and May 2, 2103 Minutes.

Added May 2, 2013 Agenda and April 4, 2013 Minutes.

The City of Montrose is asking volunteers to help clean up the five entrances to the city on Saturday April 20, 2013. Volunteers will meet at Kinnick on the River at 9:00 a.m. Cleanup supplies will be provided. After cleanup, volunteers are invited to return to Kinnick on the River for hot dogs and pop.

Spring Cleanup is scheduled for Wednesday April 17, 2013. Please have all items out by 7:00 a.m. on the 17th. For more information, please contact City Hall. There is also a notice in the City Hall front window. They will not take appliances or computers/peripherals or nicad batteries.

April 12, 2013 - Added April 4, 2013 City Council Agenda and April 11, 2013 Planning & Zoning Agenda. Added March 7, 2013 Minutes.

March 20, 2013 - added February 7, 2013 Minutes.

March 5, 2013 - added March 7, 2013 Agenda.

February 13, 2013 - added February 28, 2013 Planning and Zoning Commission Agenda.

Added January Regular Meeting Minutes, Special Meeting Minutes and Budget Workshop Minutes.

Added February 7, 2013 agenda and December 6, 2012 Minutes.

Added 1/03/13 Agenda and Minutes from October and November 2012.

GARBAGE PICKUP WILL BE WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 26 AND WEDNESDAY JANUARY 2. PLEASE HAVE YOUR GARBAGE OUT BY 7:00 A.M. BOTH DAYS.

 

OPEN HOUSES AND PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AT PARK RIDGE WORKSHOP OCTOBER 9 AND 11, 2012. OPEN HOUSE BEGINS AT 6:00 P.M. AND THE PUBLIC HEARING BEGINS AT 7:00 P.M. THE CITY HAS OFFERED TO PURCHASE PARK RIDGE WORKSHOP AND WILL HAVE A BOND ISSUE OF AT LEAST $100,000. THIS WILL RAISE YOUR PROPERTY TAX. PLEASE PLAN TO ATTEND THESE VERY IMPORTANT MEETINGS.

BEGGAR'S NIGHT IS TUESDAY OCTOBER 30, 2012 FROM 5:00 - 8:00 P.M.

October 9, 2012 - added October 9 & 11, 2012 Agenda. Added August 2, 2012; September 6, 2012 and September 27, 2012 Minutes.

October 4, 2012 - added October 4, 2012 agenda.

Dates for next year's Watermelon Festival are August 15, 16, and 17, 2013.

September 5, 2012 - added September 6, 2012 Tentative Agenda.

September 4, 2012 - The Burn Ban was lifted at 1:00 p.m. today.

URGENT: Lee County has issued a burn ban until further notice.

As you are aware, the City is part of the Rathbun Regional Water System. Please click on the following link for information regarding conserving water during the drought: www.rrwa.net

For more information about the drought, visit: www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/expert_assessment/seasonal_drought.html

Watermelon Festival has new dates: Aug 16-18, 2012.

Montrose Riverfront, Inc. sponsors the Farmer's Market every Tuesday from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

July 31, 2012 - added August 2, 2012 agenda.

July 10, 2012 - added July 5, 2012 agenda and June 7, 2012 minutes.

June 18, 2012 - added agendas through June 7, 2012; and minutes through May 3, 2012.

City staff is currently working on updating the website. Thank you for your patience.

March 15, 2012 - started updating 2012 Minutes.

February 29, 2012 - added March 1, 2012 agenda.

December 7, 2011 - added November 3, 2011 Minutes and December 1, 2011 Agenda.

November 8, 2011 - added 10/6/11 Minutes.

November 3, 2011- added 11/3/11 agenda.

October 14, 2011 - added September 1, 2011 minutes.

October 5, 2011 - added October 6, 2011 agenda.

September 14, 2011 - added June - September 2011 Agendas. Added April - August 2011 Minutes. Updated "City" page. Updated the "Montrose" page. Updated the "Contact" page.

Please DO NOT throw household garbage and dead animals in the recycle bins. These are for recyclables only. Continued use of the recycle bins in this manner will result in the loss if recycling priveleges for everyone. Please call or stop by city hall for a list of recyclables.

Please remember the City no longer allows planting trees or shrubs in the City Right of Way.

July 15, 2006

- First City of Montrose website in construction. Links added with city information.


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