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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Community recycling event on April 15

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The Cities of Merriam and Shawnee are once again collaborating on a community-wide recycling event to provide an opportunity for residents to drop off a variety of items in one convenient location. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 15, 2017, from...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

March 27, 2017 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 Mon., March 27, 2017 at 7 p.m. Read up on the full agenda, and remember, the public is always invited to these meetings. If you require any accommo...

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March 27, 2017 Merriam City Council Agenda
Posted on: March 3, 2017

Work to begin on Shawnee Mission Parkway bridge over railroad tracks in March

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Work will begin on Shawnee Mission Parkway over BNSF railroad tracks to the west of Merriam city limits in early March. The scope of this project is to replace the east and west bridge approaches, remove the median on the bridge, patch de-laminated areas ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Take advantage of City tree limb and branch collection

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Winter and spring storms can be hard on our trees. This year, the City is here to help get rid of the debris. During the week of March 20-24, the Merriam Public Works Dept. will conduct a citywide residential tree limb pickup. Piles must be left curbside ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Brian Knaff selected as Ward 2 council member

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Brian Knaff became the newest Ward Two council member after a public interview with Merriam City Council Monday night. He’ll finish out the final year of retired Council Member Jim Wymer's term (up for election on November 7, 2017). In ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Merriam welcomes new Assistant City Administrator Meredith Hauck

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Starting today, Feb. 23, the City of Merriam’s leadership team is fully staffed as a new assistant city administrator joins the ranks.

Meredith Hauck, who previously served as assistant city manager in Raymore, Missouri — population 19,754 ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

2016 Year-in-Review video now online

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Something is always going on in Merriam, but 2016 was especially eventful. Major infrastructure Improvements were made; public art was installed as part of a new placemaking initiative; and Parks & Rec programs continued to bring the community togethe...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Final Parks Facilities Master Plan released after Council presentation

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Following months of gathering public input, Merriam City Council formally acknowledged the completion of a Parks and Recreation Facilities Master Plan, at tonight's meeting.

A team of consultants partnered with a steering committee of residents to dev...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Merriam cops and residents get out of the cold to chat over coffee

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Dec. 14, 2016 -- Residents interested in getting to know their local law enforcement officers met up at the Irene B. French Community Center this morning for Coffee with a Cop. Attendees came in from the cold to enjoy coffee, snacks and conversation.

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 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: 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.

Parks Facilities Master Plan FAQs
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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