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Event:  Remembrance Day Parade
When:  Friday, November 11, 2016
Time:  11:30 am to 11:45 am
Location:  (Civic Centre) Mamette Avenue to Chapman Street across Nicola Avenue and down Quilchena Avenue (Legion)

A message from the City of Merritt
Reminder to Residents to be Bear Aware

Website, Social Media, Community Calendar and Promotional Video All Updated

Pursuant to Section 254 of the Community Charter, properties with outstanding delinquent property taxes will be offered for sale for recovery of outstanding property taxes on Monday, September 26, 2016, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in Council Chambers at the Merritt City Hall at 2185 Voght Street, Merritt, BC, unless delinquent taxes plus interest are paid prior to the tax sale.  For further information please contact the Tax Department at 250-378-4224.  Click here for further information on the tax sale process.

The City of Merritt makes no representation expressed or implied as to the condition or quality of the properties being offered for sale.  Prospective purchasers are urged to make all necessary inquiries to municipal and other government departments and in the case of strata lots to the strata corporation, to determine the existence of any bylaws, restriction, charges or other conditions which may affect the value or sustainability of the property.

Purchase of a Tax Sale Property is subject to tax under the Property Transfer Tax Act on the fair market value of the property.

Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of Council will be held in the Board Room at City Hall, 2185 Voght Street, Merritt, BC on Thursday, September 1, 2016 t 4:30 p.m.


September 4, 2016
The pool shut down will be approximately 1 month.  
The Gym will re-open Tuesday, September 12th and will be open Monday thru Friday from 7am - 7pm.

On Friday, August 19, 2016, the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations issued an information bulletin for the Merritt area with notification that the Coldwater River System is nearing level 4, "extremely dry" drought conditions.