The City of Merritt is partnering with Community Resiliency Investment Program to launch a FireSmart rebate program.
Category: Municipal Government
by Marius Auer | May 19, 2022
An increase in incoming flood recovery and resilience funding from the Province has allowed the City of Merritt to order a $329,000 flood-hazard mapping study and develop new flood-mitigation plans, with some residents concerned this could mean relocating or re-building in a different location.
by Izaiah Reyes | May 13, 2022
The Province of BC is awarding Merritt a $500,000 grant related to economic recovery for communities that were affected by the flooding.
by Izaiah Reyes | Apr 28, 2022
The ‘parties of 5’ volunteer event took place in Merritt on Saturday, April 23. People had the opportunity to sign up at Rotary Park to clean a yard of a flood affected Merritonian.
by Marius Auer | Apr 25, 2022
With increasing temperatures and debris from November’s flooding creating high concentrations of dust, the City of Merritt, along with the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy and Interior Health has issued an information bulletin addressing Merrittonians concerns.
by Marius Auer | Apr 22, 2022
This year’s recognition of Earth Day and its theme of “Invest in Our Planet” feels more relevant than ever, especially for those in communities impacted by climate catastrophes such as November’s flooding.
by Marius Auer | Apr 19, 2022
The evacuation orders on a majority of properties still considered uninhabitable have been lifted by the City of Merritt.
by Izaiah Reyes | Apr 14, 2022
The City of Merritt announced on Thursday, April 14, that it will be receiving a grant worth $24.25 million from the Province of BC.
by Marius Auer | Apr 14, 2022
Merritt Mayor Linda Brown was hailed as a “Community Hero” at Rogers Arena as the Vancouver Canucks took on the San Jose sharks this past weekend.
by Izaiah Reyes | Apr 11, 2022
On Monday, April 11, Mayor Linda Brown is set to meet with the intergovernmental committee on Disaster Response and Climate Resilience.
by Morgan Hampton | Aug 13, 2021
Merritt City Councillors Tony Luck and Melvina White are utilizing a new way to bring information to the community by holding a monthly live stream called Off the Clock City Talk.