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Posted on: December 1, 2016

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

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The City of Merriam is developing a Parks & Rec 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 C...

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

What are your "Merriam Favorites?"

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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 Gui...Read on...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Merriam Police officers honored with awards of valor

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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!

Posted on: November 22, 2016

What do you want for Merriam’s Parks & Rec facilities? Tell us on Dec. 13

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The City of Merriam is developing a Parks & Rec Facilities Master Plan and residents are invited to provide input and comments on a draft of the plan at the Irene B. French Community Center on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. The presentation will feature a summary of r...

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

Signs identify diverse species of trees in Merriam parks

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While you’re out enjoying a nature walk in one of Merriam’s colorful parks this unseasonably warm fall, you might notice signs identifying different species of trees. This is part of a Kansas Forest Service initiative to encourage the planting of differen...Read on...

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Posted on: November 7, 2016

PD officers provide self-defense training to local company

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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, i...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2016

Frequently Asked Questions: Parks Facilities Master Plan

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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.

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Posted on: October 26, 2016

Police officers participate in low-light training exercise

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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. Most...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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