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spring cleanupNEW!  icon Limb and Brush Pickup Schedule

The City of Monticello Streets Departments is announcing the Annual Spring Clean-Up
  •  East of Main Street Saturday, April 6, 2019
  • West of Main Street Saturday, April 13, 2019
Items must be ready for pick-up by 6:00 am as multiple trucks will be running.  The city will be emptying Toters that Saturday in addition to picking up stacked debris.  They will also pickup additional bags sitting next to the Toters, on that day only.

Spring Clean-up Day is a chance for residents of the City of Monticello to dispose of excess and bulky items, please help us continue this service by not allowing non-residents to bring trash to your residence, this service is funded by your city fees.

Items which will NOT be picked up
Items picked up with special instructions
  • OPEN PAINT CANS (empty or filled with kitty litter to create a solid)
  • ONLY ONE APPLIANCE OF EACH KIND (such as a water heater or stove etc.)
  • REFRIGERATORS AND FREEZER must be tagged making sure that Freon has been removed by a trained professional
  • Please put LOOSE MATERIAL in cans or bags not to exceed 40 lbs for ease of pick up
Please be respectful of your neighbors and try to keep your “trash” stacked neatly.  

spring programsMarch towards Spring with our City Parks Programs!  The Monticello City Parks Department and the Monticello-Union Township Public Library announces its programs for April.


  • 19th  Garden Mushrooms, for adults and teens, will be a clever project for decorating the garden. Meet at the Anheier Building at 7pm on Tuesday March 19th for concrete work and Thursday March 21st to decorate with tiles. Cost: $5.00. 


  • 1st, 8th, and 15th    Audubon Club for kids, families or anyone who loves birds! Program are Mondays April 1, 8 and 15th at 7pm at the Anheier Building in City Park. No fee, use our binoculars or use ours. Please register.   icon Download Flyer
  • 9th  Easter Crafts for kids pre-2nd grade with a parent. Spring has sprung and it’s time for Easter and spring crafts. Join us Tuesday, April 9th at 6:30pm in the Anheier Building in City Park. No fee, please register.  icon Download Flyer
  • 11th   Two Tiered Tray for adults on Thursday, April 11th at 7pm in the Anheier Building in City Park. It’s great for spring decorating and redecorate for each season. Cost $15.00, please register.  icon Download Flyer
  • 16th  Exploring Space Study satellites, probes and rocket capsules past and future. On Tuesday April 16th at 7:00pm meet at the Anheier Building in City Park. This project is for students in 3rd to 8th grade. Please register.  iconDownload Flyer
To register call Cindy at 583-4525 or Parks 583-3983

NEW!  View all City Park and Library events on our calendar.
Review our flyers here or like us on the Monticello Parks Department Facebook Page
earthdayDo you enjoy the outdoors? The Monticello Parks Department is announcing our Earth Day 2019 plans.

Saturday, April 27th - Earth Day Celebration.  7:30AM Kickoff at the Altherr Nature Park
  • 7:30am - Birding with Rick Read at Altherr Nature Park
  • 1-3PM  - Earth Day Activities:  For All Ages at Altherr Nature Park
  • 9PM - Owling with Rick Read in City Park
Come to your parks to enjoy the outdoors and celebrate Earth Day. Hope to see you all there!

The City of Monticello and the Mayor’s Advisory Council for the ADA Is proud to once again support Disability Awareness Month during the month of March.  The City of Monticello is committed to being accessible and inclusive for all. Our Disability Awareness Month Activities are provided without using tax payer dollars and would not be possible without your generous support.   (See sponsorship information below.)

ada logoPlans for Disability Awareness Month 2019 are well underway. Each year sponsors like you make our awareness month activities some of the best in the State of Indiana. This year we have even more engagement from the community, expanding some of our events, and reaching more and more of our citizens.

As always the City of Monticello is committed to being an accessible, responsive, community that welcomes and includes everyone. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has become a useful tool in assuring that access changes are made and policies are developed to give people with all kinds of disabilities an equal opportunity to participate and benefit from community programs and activities.

January 2019
  • Wedensday, January 9, 2019 - Art Contest projects due by 4PM in City Hall, Mayor's Office
  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - Art Judging IUHWMH Hibner Conference Rooms, 10AM-2PM
February 2019
  • Thursday, February 28, 2019  - Art and Banner displays at MUTPL & White Co. Courthouse
March 2019
  • Friday, March 1, 2019, 6:00 pm  - Annual Disability Awareness Month Award Ceremony at the MFD Training Room
  • Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 10:00am  -  ADA Program at Monticello-Union Township Public Library
  • Thursday, March 7, 2019, 5:30 pm, Twin Lakes High School—Pre-Game Activities and Transitions/Social Services Fair
    • Lafayette Spinners Wheelchair Basketball Demonstration
    • City Department Challenge
    • Aktion Club Leadership Inauguration
    • Half-time activities—Please visit our concession stand and social services booths
    • For more information about the activities and to sign-up for a booth, please click here for the information and sign-up flyer.
  • Tuesday & Wednesday, March 12 &13, 2019 - 'No Boundaries'  convocation at all 4 area high schools
  • Thursday, March 21, 2019, Noon-2pm - Annual Mile in My Shoes Day Forum at the White Oak Health Campus 

April 2019

  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 - Celebrating Our Differences Event at North White High School, Monon IN
Sponsorship Information
  • Street Banners--$80.00 each—these are created from Art Contest Winners and flown down Main Street throughout the month of March. Prior years’ banners are flown down side streets as well. A Great Bang for your Buck!
  • Large Banner for Gazebo $120.00—multiple art projects displayed on a large banner which is flown on the County Courthouse Gazebo throughout March—multiple sponsors are welcomed
  • Award Plaques—2 Annual Awards--$60.00 each—Advocate & Trailblazer of the Year Awards, plaques indicate sponsor
  • Art Contest Awards—approximately 150 at $2.00 each—All Art Contest participants receive an award—all donations are gratefully accepted &/or single sponsorship
  • Awards Reception—Approximately $500.00 total event cost—Food & beverages, venue decorations, invitations, & postage
  • Spinners Concessions—Approximately $350.00 total event cost—Lafayette Spinners Wheelchair BB Game
We offer sponsorships for every budget...I hope we can once again count on your support.  All donations are gratefully accepted, acknowledged, and sincerely appreciated. If you would prefer to sponsor an event or opportunity not listed, please contact us to indicate how you wish your donation applied.

If sponsoring a banner, or if you require logo display please attach or email to:   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Please make checks payable to:
City of Monticello, ADA
227 N Main St.
Monticello IN 47960

Call Cathy Gross, ADA Coordinator, at 574-583-4568 with questions or concerns.

Advocate & Trailblazer Nomination Forms

We would also encourage you to nominate someone in our community as our Advocate of the year and the Trailblazer of the year. I am attaching the nomination forms for your consideration, please return you nominations to me by February 9, 2018.

icon Advocate Nomination Form
icon Trailblazer Nomination Form

The City of Monticello hopes we can count on your support again in 2019. Please consider a small financial contribution and a nomination.  We look forward to hearing from you, and welcome any questions, suggestions, and support you can lend to our effort.  Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call us at 574-583-4568.