Boards & Commissions

Boards and Commissions use their expertise to provide guidance on how to best serve the residents and businesses of Merriam.   

Appointments & Volunteering

Appointments to Merriam's Boards and Commissions are recommended by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. Residents appointed to these boards receive no monetary compensation, and their services and interest in the development of our city is a valuable contribution to the continued progress of Merriam.

Interested in serving? Apply online or download an application(PDF, 112KB).



Occasionally, Merriam will create temporary committees to work on a specific issue or project. Residents are encouraged to serve on or volunteer with the committees. Applications are reviewed when is new committee forms or when an opening becomes available on an existing committee.  

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Current Committees

5701 Committee

The 5701 Committee is working on how 5701 Merriam Drive could be used in the future for our city. Learn More


Public Art Committee 

The Public Art Committee reformed in 2023 to help determine what and where new works of art should go in Merriam. Learn More