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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Flags 4 Freedom! Get ready for Merriam's grand patriotic tradition!


Downtown Merriam and the surrounding area will transform into perfect rows of patriotic pride as Flags 4 Freedom organizers place more than 1,600 United States flags at the Merriam Marketplace, Irene B. French Community Center and along Merriam and Johnso...Read on...

Flags 4 Freedom website
Posted on: June 24, 2016

City to unveil the first in a series of public art projects during July 6 Evening Market festivities

On Wednesday, July 6, at 6 p.m., the City of Merriam will unveil “Still Time,” a new multi-sensory public art installation located at the corner of Merriam and Johnson Drives. The sculpture represents the first in a series of five placemaking projects the...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2016

IRS Impersonation Scams on the Rise

This tax season, law enforcement agencies are seeing enhanced efforts by criminals to scam taxpayers out of their hard-earned money by impersonating Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Treasury Department employees during unsolicited telephone calls and ro...Read on...

Additional information on IRS impersonation scams
Posted on: June 10, 2016

Check out Merriam's very own "Pianos on Parade" work of art at the Marketplace

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Play ball...or piano!

Pianos on Parade is back at the Merriam Marketplace! Now through September, you can visit and play the Kansas City Royals-themed piano designed by artists Anita Rhnea Sisk and Michael Schliefke. Play a tune or step into the batter...Read on...

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Merriam appoints new city attorney

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Nicole Proulx Aiken has been appointed to the post of Merriam city attorney following the resignation of Michelle Daise. Daise served Merriam for more than 15 years and is stepping down to spend more time with family.

Prior to joining Merriam, Aiken wa...Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2016

New Merriam Highlights Magazine out now

Check your mailbox for the latest issue of Merriam Highlights Magazine. This one is full of interesting city news and lots of great Parks & Rec activities to keep you and your family busy through the summer months.

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Posted on: March 31, 2016

Merriam joins Nextdoor private social network

One of the many ways the City of Merriam is working to improve and expand its communication efforts with residents is by joining Nextdoor, a private social network for you, your neighbors and the community. Nextdoor’s mission is to use the power of techno...Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2016

City welcomes end of successful TIF district at Merriam Town Center

On Monday, February 1, 2016, City Council will close the books on the Merriam Town Center TIF. Starting Monday, property taxes received by all local taxing entities will be based on the current assessed valuation of the redevelopment project, not the pre-...Read on...

Posted on: January 19, 2016

Council updates ordinance defining the temporary storage of trailers and recreational vehicles

The Merriam City Council voted Monday night, Jan. 11, at its regularly scheduled meeting, to update the city ordinance concerning the parking, storage and use of commercial and recreational vehicles, boats and trailers on a residential property.
Under th...Read on...

Posted on: December 16, 2015

Merriam wins award for Johnson Drive Bridge project

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The city of Merriam was recently recognized for its work on the Johnson Drive Bridge, by receiving a City Public Improvement Award from The American Council of Engineering Companies of Kansas (ACEC). The city was selected for the 5,000–19,999 population c...Read on...

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Posted on: October 12, 2015

Merriam Ranks #1 Best Place to Start a Business in Kansas

The City of Merriam was recently named the #1 ranked best place to start a business in the state of Kansas by NerdWallet, a San Francisco based company providing information, insight and consumer-driven advice about personal finance. The report, released ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 17, 2015

The 2016 Annual Budget Book is now online.

The Annual Budget Book is a document that provides detailed information about the City of Merriam's estimated revenues and expenditures for the ensuing fiscal year. The budget document also serves as a work plan for the city and its departments, including...Read on...

2016 Budget Book

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Posted on: June 22, 2016

Merriam Police Facilities - Space Needs Study

With changing times, technology and a slightly larger than anticipated staff the Merriam Police Department is experiencing some growing pains. In April of 2004 the Police Station was opened for business. Due to budget constraints it was built 33% smaller ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 22, 2016

2016 Citizens Police Academy

The next session of the Merriam Police Department Citizen’s Academy is from August 24th 2016 to October 26th 2016. The classes take place on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. Citizens can register online or by calling the Merriam Police Depart...Read on...

Online Registration
Posted on: October 14, 2012


The Merriam Police Department continues to use Nixle to communicate with the Citizens of Merriam.

Nixle is a Community Information Service designed to deliver important and timely information to residents in our area use the latest technology.

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