Residents passionate about our community are encouraged to file for the Merriam City Council. The filing deadline is June 3 to run in the November election. If there are more than three candidates filing for the same ward, there will be a primary election on Aug. 6.
Our City Council is made up of four wards with two members from each ward elected to represent their district. City councilmembers serve four-year, staggered terms. Meetings are held the second and fourth Monday of each month, beginning at 7 p.m.
The filing deadline is June 3 by noon. There’s a $20 filing fee. You can file at the Johnson County Election Office; 2010 E. Kansas City Road; Olathe, KS; 66061. Find more information at jocoelection.org.