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Local Government

The City of Merritt is governed by a Mayor and 6 Councillors.


Thompson Nicola Regional District (TNRD)

The TNRD, covering an area of 45,279 square kilometres is governed by a Regional Board of Directors, consisting of ten elected rural directors and twelve appointed municipal council members.

The TNRD, as Regional Government, provides services including:

  • Community and Regional Parks
  • Regional Planning
  • Hospital and Diagnostic & Treatment Centre
  • Capital Financing
  • Film Commission

Provincial and Federal Government

The Provincial and Federal Governments maintain a number of offices in Merritt and provide services including: