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What's new?


The facility will be closed September 2 - 17 for annual maintenance.

The  fitness room will reopen September 18, Monday to Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm

The pool will remain closed until October or maintenance has been completed.

Thank you for your patience.

The City of Merritt would like to remind residents that this is the time of year that bear sightings increase as they prepare for dormancy.

Additional Watering Restrictions are now in effect until September 30, 2017

6:00AM - 8:00AM & 7:00PM - 10:00PM

EVEN ADDRESSES:  Monday & Friday
ODD ADDRESSES:  Tuesday & Saturday

AUTOMATIC SPRINKLERS: On your respective watering days midnight to 4:00AM

Drop-In Sessions in 2017 with Mayor Menard are scheduled for the following dates in the third quarter:

  • August 23rd
  • September 6th

They will be held in the Mayor’s Office at City Hall (second floor), 2185 Voght Street.

Click below to watch the August 8th, 2017 Regular Council Meeting. 

Effective September 5th, 2017 the Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) will no longer be accepting plastic bags in its mixed recycling program.  This effects the recycling program the City of Merritt offers.

What will no longer be accepted: 

The City of Merritt has retained BA Dawson Blacktop Ltd. to complete Phase II of the Coldwater Avenue Improvement Project. The purpose of this capital works project is to replace aging infrastructure beneath Coldwater Avenue, between Wilson St. and River St.

Today until 5:00 PM, Service Canada agents are on site in Merritt to answer any questions evacuees have about Employment Insurance and Pensions.

Some assistance may also be available for anyone who needs to apply for E.I.

Board of Variance

Aquatic Centre Rates and Fees

2012 Tax Rates

2011 Tax Rates

Assessment Information

BC Assessment has released some information about the 2017 Assessment Roll.

Merritt specific: Merritt Assessment Information
BC Assessment Information:  BC Assessment Online Information video.

Community Policing

Community Policing Office
2026 Granite Avenue
(250) 378-3955

The Community Policing Office is a crime prevention office located in downtown Merritt. The CPO works with community partners to identify the root causes of crime and through education and awareness, strives to prevent and reduce crime in the community.