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    You're invited: Facilities Master Plan Open House Dec. 13

    Merriam is developing a Parks and Recreation Facilities Master Plan and residents are invited to weigh in on progress that's been made based on public input up to this point. A draft of the plan at the Irene B. French Community Center on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. Read on...
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    What are your "Merriam Favorites?"

    What’s the best place to eat in Merriam? Do you have a favorite park? How about a favorite place to shop? Do you prefer a certain event or activity? Now’s the time to submit your favorites for consideration in the 2017 Merriam Community & Visitors Guide. Read on...
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    Merriam Police officers honored with awards of valor

    Two Merriam Police officers received the Silver Award for Valor at the Metro Chief and Sheriffs Association on Fri., Nov., 18. Corporal Weiler and Sergeant Brokaw were honored with the award for going above and beyond the call of duty. Congratulations!
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    What do you want for Merriam’s Parks & Rec facilities? Tell us on Dec. 13

    Merriam is in the process of developing a Parks & Recreation Facilities Master Plan, and residents can provide input on a draft on Dec. 13. Topics will include location, amenities, and funding for potential future community center and aquatics facilities. Read on...
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    Signs identify diverse species of trees in Merriam parks

    Nov. 8, 2016: While you're out enjoying one of Merriam’s colorful parks this unseasonably warm fall, you might notice signs identifying different species of trees. Signs provide the common and scientific names, as well as the mature height and spread. Read on...
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    PD officers provide self-defense training to local company

    Nov. 7, 2016 -- This morning, Merriam Police Officers Rashad Castaneda and Jason Reynolds paid a visit to CompAlliance Managed Care -- a local Merriam company -- where they trained employees in key principles of self-defense. Many topics were discussed. Read on...
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    Frequently Asked Questions: Parks Facilities Master Plan

    There's a lot of buzz around town about the Parks & Rec Facilities Master Plan currently in development. As the steering committee, city staff and consultants put finishing touches on recommendations, check out this FAQ for information about the process. Parks Facilities Master Plan FAQs
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    Police officers participate in low-light training exercise

    Police Officers are constantly training, learning new skills and practicing fundamentals. Recently, Merriam Police Officers participated in a low-light training exercise to become better prepared for situations when light or visibility isn't optimal. Read on...
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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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