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Posted on: May 18, 2022

City of West Monroe Master Plan completed

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The City of West Monroe has completed a citywide master plan that outlines bold strategic initiatives that will guide the city as it moves forward with ongoing projects that improve the quality of life for everyone.

The Master Plan developed a vision, guiding principles and priority initiatives for the community. The plan provides the needed direction to help the City of West Monroe become a vibrant place for people to live and do business. The plan addresses key areas including:

  1. Community Character & Land Use
  2. Housing & Neighborhoods
  3. Transportation
  4. Parks & Recreation
  5. Economic Development
  6. Public Infrastructure

The Master Plan was funded by a $76,000 Rural Business Development Grant by the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Rural Development. The City leveraged this federal grant to develop a citywide master plan by engaging Atlas Community Studios, a firm specializing in collaborative strategic planning and place-based economic development.

"I believe it is vital to the health and vibrancy of any city to have a comprehensive plan that guides its direction and focus," said West Monroe Mayor Staci Mitchell. "The completion of the City of West Monroe Master Plan is a true example of community-based economic development and placemaking."

To view the City of West Monroe Master Plan, visit

For more information, contact the West Monroe Mayor's Office at (318) 396-2600 or

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