• Clerical error causes cancellation of alternative approval process for fire hall expansion

    The City of Merritt is cancelling its alternative approval process required to borrow up to $2.2 million for the second part of the fire hall expansion. The municipality must restart the process due to a clerical error,...

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  • Columbarium, Coldwater Avenue repaving project on hold until spring

    A $2 million repaving project for three blocks of Coldwater Avenue is almost complete, but on hold until the spring as is a proposed columbarium at the Pine Ridge Cemetery. The roadwork, which began this summer, included...

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  • Alternative approval process to begin next month for fire hall expansion

    Merrittonians will be able to voice their opinion on the proposed multi-million dollar expansion of the local fire hall through an alternative approval process begining Nov. 10. By a split 4-2 vote on Tuesday (Oct. 24) council...

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  • Company caught in Merritt without a business license again

    Salespeople from a furnace company were caught soliciting in Merritt without a business license for the second time this year. Both Merritt RCMP and the City of Merritt’s bylaw office received complaints from residents yesterday regarding pushy...

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  • City hires new corporate officer and superintendent of public works

    Two new hires at the City of Merritt have refilled the remaining vacancies in the municipality’s management team. A new corporate officer will begin work in two months and a new superintendent of public works started on...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • 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...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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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,...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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