The City Manager s office is governed by the City of Monroe in North Carolina, which administers a police department that works for the protection of residents lives and properties. The City of Monroe s government administers a fire department that provides emergency medical and fire suppression, education and prevention services. The city s government also operates finance, engineering, economic development and energy services departments. Its government administers a planning and development department that reviews residential and commercial development proposals, as well as processes building, zoning and special use permits. The City of Monroe s government provides administrative, street light repair and waste water management solutions.