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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Two weeks left to visit the Farmers' Market

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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 two more Saturdays.

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Final "Yard of the Week" chosen for 2016

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The final Yard of the Week for 2016 is the property located at 4804 Wedd, owned by David and Ingrid Hanners — Merriam residents for more than 29 years.

Their yard features several plants such as roses and hostas that complement the Hanners' lush green ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

Parks & Rec Facilities Master Plan news

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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 that ai...Read on...

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

September 26, 2016 City Council agenda

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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 full agenda is available is attached.

And remember, the public is always invited to these meetings. If...Read on...

Sept. 26, 2016 Merriam City Council agenda
Posted on: September 15, 2016

Merriam resident wins 2016 Park Passport challenge

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This summer the cities of Roeland Park, Mission, Merriam, Fairway, Leawood and Prairie Village joined forces to offer a Park Passport program, which encouraged families to visit a park in each participating city. This program coincided with National Parks...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2016

There's a new website in town: welcome to the new merriam.org!

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The City of Merriam is proud to present its newly redesigned website. Merriam.org features a mobile-friendly (responsive) design that allows users to easily display and maneuver through the site on their preferred device, be it a smart phone, tablet or de...Read on...

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Only four more Saturdays left to enjoy the Farmers' Market

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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. Here's the enter...Read on...

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Engel promoted to city administrator

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At its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, August 8, 2016, the Merriam City Council voted unanimously to promote Assistant City Administrator Chris Engel to the role of city administrator. Engel will officially begin his new position on September 1, 20...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

City kicks off placemaking initiative with "Still Time"

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On Wednesday, July 6, the City of Merriam unveiled “Still Time,” a new multi-sensory 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 fun...Read on...

Posted on: June 10, 2016

Check out Merriam's very own "Pianos on Parade" work of art at the Marketplace

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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. Play a tune or step into the batter...Read on...

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Merriam appoints new city attorney

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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.

Prior to joining Merriam, Aiken wa...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2016

Merriam joins Nextdoor private social network

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One of the many ways the City of Merriam is working to improve and expand its communication efforts with residents is by joining Nextdoor, a private social network for you, your neighbors and the community. Nextdoor’s mission is to use the power of techno...Read on...