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What's new?

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.

Temporary Road Closure and Rodeo Fall Fair Parade for September 3rd

What: Rodeo Fall Fair Parade
When:  Saturday, September 3, 2016 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where:  Click here for map route.


Merritt Streetfest Rockin River
When:  Friday, July 29th to Sunday July 31st
Where: One lane of 2000 block Granite Avenue (next to Spirit Square)

The Finance and Audit Committee Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 10:30a.m. has been moved to 1:00PM on the same day. The meeting will take place in the board room at City Hall.

There is a lot going on in any given year in Merritt. Take some time to read through the activities of the past year and learn more about what the City has recently accomplished, and what's coming next.