MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD)– Mayor Friday Ellis announced that the City of Monroe facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2023, in observance of Thanksgiving. The city offices will reopen on Monday, November 27, 2023.

Trash pickup that is normally scheduled for Thursday, November 23, 2023, has been moved to Wednesday, November 22, 2023. Pickup normally scheduled for Friday, November 24, 2023, has been moved to Saturday, November 25, 2023.

Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo will also be closed to the public on November 23, 2023, and November 24, 2023.