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The City of Merriam is governed by eight City Councilmembers (two representatives from each of the City's four wards) and a mayor. A city administrator and professional staff carry out the City Council's objectives, manage city operations, and provide services.
Mayor Ken Sissom
City Administrator: Chris Engel
Assistant City Administrator: Jennifer Jones-Lacy
Police Chief: Darren McLaughlin
Public Works Director: Jim MacDonald
Parks and Recreation Director: Anna Slocum
Finance Director: Donna Oliver
Community Development Director: Bryan Dyer
Human Resources Manager: Stephanie Thompson
Communications and Public Engagement Manager: Jenna Gant
* A recognized holiday that falls on a Saturday will be observed on the preceding Friday.
* A recognized holiday that falls on a Sunday will be observed on the following Monday.
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