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    Parks & Rec Facilities Master Plan news

    In an effort to keep the community up-to-date on the development of a Parks Facilities Master Plan, there's now a blog dedicated to the issue. This week, we provide background on Merriam's aging facilities and the process of crafting a master plan. Read on...
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    September 26, 2016 City Council agenda

    The Merriam City Council will address a wide-range of issues at its regularly scheduled business meeting on Monday, September 26, 2016 at 7 p.m. The public is always welcome and invited to attend! Read on...
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    Merriam resident wins 2016 Park Passport challenge

    This summer the cities of Roeland Park, Mission, Merriam, Fairway, Leawood and Prairie Village joined forces to offer a Park Passport program, encouraging families to visit a park in each city. The grand prize winner was announced today. Read on...
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    There's a new website in town: welcome to the new merriam.org!

    Merriam is proud to present its newly redesigned website. Merriam.org features a mobile-friendly design that allows users to easily display and maneuver through the site on their preferred device, and much more content, information, etc. Read on...
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    Only four more Saturdays left to enjoy the Farmers' Market

    Get all your farm-fresh produce while you can! This awesome 2016 Farmers' Market season is about to come to a close, but there's still a whole bunch of fun to be had. Food, entertainment and great vendors will be here four more Saturdays. Read on...
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    Engel promoted to city administrator

    At its meeting on Aug. 8, 2016, the Merriam City Council voted to promote Assistant City Administrator Chris Engel to city administrator. Engel will begin the position on Sept. 1, 2016, following the retirement of longtime City Administrator Phil Lammers. Read on...
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    City kicks off placemaking initiative with "Still Time"

    On Wed., July 6, the City of Merriam unveiled “Still Time,” a new public art installation located at the corner of Merriam and Johnson Drives. The sculpture represents the first in a series of five placemaking projects the city will fund. Read on...
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    Check out Merriam's very own "Pianos on Parade" work of art at the Marketplace

    Play ball...or piano! Pianos on Parade is back at the Merriam Marketplace! Now through September, you can visit and play the Kansas City Royals-themed piano designed by artists Anita Rhnea Sisk and Michael Schliefke. Read on...
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    Merriam appoints new city attorney

    Nicole Proulx Aiken has been appointed to the post of Merriam city attorney following the resignation of Michelle Daise. Daise served Merriam for more than 15 years and is stepping down to spend more time with family. Read on...
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    Merriam joins Nextdoor private social network

    One of the many ways the City of Merriam is working to improve its communication is by joining Nextdoor, a private social network for you, your neighbors and the community. Nextdoor’s mission is to use technology to build stronger and safer neighborhoods. Read on...
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