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Mayor Murphy’s State of the City speech

February 9, 2018 

The State of the City will be held from 10:30 am to noon Fri, Feb. 9. For more information, to read the speeches or watch it live follow the links here

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Click for Mayor Murphy's State of the City speech

Click for Chamber Board President Matt Hoffman's speech

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Sign up for emergency alerts

February 5, 2018 

We share the Merced County Notification System for emergency alerts. Sign up here to receive local alerts.

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Community Survey Results

December 7, 2017 

A recently commissioned independent survey shows Merced residents are concerned about crime, poverty, and homelessness. Nearly 50% of residents believe that local parks are unsafe at night, and 62% believe that crime in general has increased over the last few years. As a result, many residents prioritized protecting, maintaining, and expanding public safety services as services the City should focus on.

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Survey Summary

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