Steve Carrigan has been named the new City Manager for the City of Merced.He will begin his new job on Jan. 25. For more, see click here
Youth Council needs two new members
The Merced Youth Council has openings for two members. The Youth Council serves as an advisory body to the Merced City Council on issues and concerns facing young people in Merced. Currently there are two openings, one from Central Merced and one from North Merced. Applications are available at City Hall (Merced Civic Center), 678 W. 18th St. or at the City’s website, www.cityofmerced.org.
Civic pride runs strong in Merced. We get lots of requests from people who want to volunteer to keep the community looking good, whether it’s part of a park cleanup or improving our bike paths. If you want to volunteer for one of the City projects, or have an idea for a project, click here.
Map approved for Council District elections
The City Council has approved the map creating City Council Election Districts. In addition, it established that seats in Districts 1, 3 and 5 will be up for election in 2016. Elections for Districts 2,4 and 6 will take place in 2018. For more information, click here
Water Conservation Updates
Outdoor water use is about 70% of water use per capita. So let's all pitch in and help save by reducing our outdoor watering. During the winter months there is no need to use sprinklers because of the rain. For more information on Water Conservation click here