• Miles lands in Logan Lake

    The City of Merritt’s former corporate officer has found new work not far from the Nicola Valley. Melisa Miles, who resigned from her position at the end of July, has been hired by the District of Logan...

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  • City reopens access to three trails

    Cooler weather and rain has lead to the city allowing access to three local trails that have been closed for more than two months due to the wildfire risk. As of noon Thursday (Sept. 21) access points...

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  • Aquatic centre roof replacement complete as annual maintenance shutdown begins

    After nearly a year, work to replace the aging roof of the Nicola Valley Aquatic Centre is complete. The aquatic centre was open while construction was ongoing, but as of Saturday (Sept. 2) the facility is closed...

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  • Social planning survey to be distributed in September

    A City of Merritt committee will be distributing a three-question survey next month aimed at addressing social issues. City council approved the questions at its July 25 meeting, which the social planning committee will now distribute, and...

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  • City will seek heritage commission members in the fall

    The City of Merritt will renew efforts to establish a heritage commission this fall despite a lack of interest from the community. In March, Coun. Linda Brown asked that a heritage commission be re-established, which council approved,...

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  • City prepares to borrow millions for fire hall expansion

    Merritt city council has directed staff to prepare a bylaw that will authorize borrowing of up to $2.2 million over the next 25 years to expand the fire hall. Council voted 5-2 in favour of drafting a...

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  • Turning lane for Voght Street delayed

    The City of Merritt won’t be adding a right-turn lane on Voght Street where it intersects with Nicola Avenue in the immediate future. “We have delayed that project,” said chief administrative officer Shawn Boven. “It did go...

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  • Merritt Fire Rescue to negotiate fire service agreement with Cooks Ferry Band

    City council has given the green light to negotiate a fire services agreement with the Cooks Ferry First Nation for its Antko reserve. Council voted unanimously in favour of negotiating an agreement at its July 25 regular...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • City of Merritt parts ways with director of corporate services

    The City of Merritt has parted ways with yet another member of its management team. Merritt Mayor Neil Menard confirmed to the Herald that director of corporate services Melisa Miles issued her resignation earlier this week, but...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • City won’t seek ways to create more rental suites in Merritt

    The City of Merritt won’t be creating new incentives to boost the number of rental suites in town after a motion regarding secondary suites was defeated at the last council meeting. A deadlocked 3-3 council vote resulted...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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