Posted on: June 14, 2017

2017-2018 Property Value Assessments

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Legal Limitations

California Government Code Section 6254.21 prohibits the display of home addresses or telephone numbers of any elected or appointed official on the Internet by any state or local agency without first obtaining the written permission of th...

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Assessor - Newsroom

Posted on: August 4, 2017

Proposition 8

Proposition 8

In 1978, California voters passed Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment to Article XIII A that allows a temporary reduction in assessed value when real property suffers a decline in value. A decline in value occurs when ...

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Assessor - Outreach and Community

Posted on: October 27, 2017

Atwater Real Estate Professionals Among Four Indicted

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FRESNO, Calif. — On October 12, 2017, a federal grand jury returned a six-count indictment against John Ballard, 55, and Judy (Calderon) Ballard, 54, of Atwater and Sherry Herbert, 54, and Andrea Todd, 53, of Fresno, charging them with conspiracy, wire fr...

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Printable press release District Attorney
Posted on: October 13, 2017

Repeat Fraudster in Merced County Denied Parole

Parole Denied

A Merced man, sentenced to 11 years in prison earlier this year for multiple counts of grand theft and diversion of construction funds in amounts exceeding $100,000, but already eligible for parole following the 2016 passage of Proposition 57, will have t...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Upcoming Board of Retirement Elections

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On December 31, 2017, the terms for three MCERA Retirement Board seats will end. These seats include one of the Board’s Miscellaneous members, a Retired member and a Retired Alternate member. MCERA board member terms are for three years, except for the Co...

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Elections

Posted on: October 13, 2017

UC Merced Study Abroad Fair 2017

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On October 3, 2017 our staff joined UC Merced's Office of International Affairs in their annual Study Abroad Fair. We look forward to working with them again next year. 

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Elections Community and Outreach

Posted on: September 15, 2017

Con valentia y corazon

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Adentro encontrara mas de 20 estrategias para aydara a los niños a sentirse seguros. Consejos para padres y cuidadores, y 4 paginas de actividades para los niños!

Para obtener más información para apoyar a los ni...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

First 5 Merced County Awards Funding to Support Families

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The First 5 Merced County Commission awarded $1,026,802 to agencies in Merced County to support families with children 0-5 years old at its July 10 and August 14, 2017 meetings.

The seven programs all support families raising their children in safe, stable...

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First 5 Merced County website First 5 - Latest News
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Care Cope Connect

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Care Cope Connect has more than 20 ways to help kids feel safe and secure.  It provides self-care tips for parents and caregivers, and contains 4 activity pages just for kids!

For more information to support children coping with trauma and stress,...

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Care, Cope, Connect PDF First 5 - Latest News
Posted on: June 14, 2017

General Mini-Grants Program Accepting Applications!

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The First 5 Merced County 2017/18 General Mini-Grants Program application materials are now available. 

This program provides one-time grants to support local projects, trainings and events benefiting children 0-5 years old and their families anyw...

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First 5 Merced County Funding Opportunities First 5 - Latest News

Posted on: August 8, 2017

Property Tax Postponement For Senior, Blind, or Disabled Citizens

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The State Controller’s Property Tax Postponement Program returned in 2016 after being suspended by the Legislature in 2009. The program allows homeowners who are seniors, blind or have a disability to defer current-year property taxes on their principal r...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Upcoming Board of Retirement Elections

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On December 31, 2017, the terms for three MCERA Retirement Board seats will end. These seats include one of the Board’s Miscellaneous members, a Retired member and a Retired Alternate member. MCERA board member terms are for three years, except for the Co...

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Latest News
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality

Please come to the Merced County Library for an exciting virtual reality experience.

Who :  For ages 13 & Up.

When : Tuesdays 11 am to 1 pm and Saturdays 3 to 5 pm.

Where : Stoddard Room, 3rd Floor

How To attend : Limited slot available, Sign up ...

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Virtual Reality Latest News
Posted on: June 14, 2017

General Mini-Grants Program Accepting Applications!

Image of a dollar sign in a comment bubble. Text says: Got a great idea for young children? Receive

The First 5 Merced County 2017/18 General Mini-Grants Program application materials are now available. 

This program provides one-time grants to support local projects, trainings and events benefiting children 0-5 years old and their families anyw...

Read More about Mini Grants...

First 5 Merced County website Latest News
Posted on: August 8, 2017

First 5 Merced County Awards Funding to Support Families

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The First 5 Merced County Commission awarded $801,802 to agencies in Merced County to support families with children 0-5 years old at its July 10, 2017 meeting.

The four programs all support families raising their children in safe, stable, and nurturing ho...

Read More about First 5 Funding...

First 5 Merced County website Latest News
Posted on: June 14, 2017

2017-2018 Property Value Assessments

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Legal Limitations

California Government Code Section 6254.21 prohibits the display of home addresses or telephone numbers of any elected or appointed official on the Internet by any state or local agency without first obtaining the written permission of th...

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Latest News

Posted on: November 13, 2017

Gingerbread House Workshop @ Merced County Library

Gingerbread Workshop

Gingerbread House Workshop

You bring your Imagination - we provide the house, candies and the frosting!

Registration begins Tuesday, November 28

For ages 4 & up. Parents must be present for children under 8. Space limited.

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Pre-registration is required. C...

Gingerbread House Workshop at Merced Library

Library News
Posted on: November 30, 2017

The Christmas Boutique

Atwater Friends of the Library Christmas Boutique

Join the Atwater Friends of the Library for "The Christmas Boutique". Children ages 5-14 are invited to come choose a FREE gift to give a loved one this holiday season. For more information, please contact the Atwater Library at  (209) ...

The Christmas Boutique

Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: September 8, 2017

Saturday Family Story Time @ Merced

Saturday Family Story Time

Saturday Family Story Time @ Merced Library

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Saturday Family Story Time

Library News
Posted on: September 8, 2017

Story Time @ Merced Library

Merced Story Time

Story Time @ Merced Library

BABIES

This is a lapsit program for babies ages 6 months to 18 months old and their caregivers. Come enjoy books, rhymes, bounces and playtime.

Wednesdays @ 10:30 am

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Story Times @ Merced

Library News
Posted on: September 7, 2017

PAWS Reading @ Atwater Library

PAWS Reading @ Atwater Library

PAWS Reading @ Atwater Library

Starting September 30th at 11 :00 am Twice a month, every other Saturday.

PAWS Reading Library News
Posted on: August 22, 2017

After School Movie Special @ Merced Library

After School Movie Special

After School Movie Special @ Merced County Library!

Starting October 2017

Join us for Family Friendly movies

2nd Tuesday Every month

4-6 pm in the Little Theater

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Library News
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality

Please come to the Merced County Library for an exciting virtual reality experience.

Who :  For ages 13 & Up.

When : Tuesdays 11 am to 1 pm and Saturdays 3 to 5 pm.

Where : Stoddard Room, 3rd Floor

How To attend : Limited slot available, Sign up ...

Read on Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality Library News

Posted on: December 5, 2017

Update on Board of Retirement Elections

MCERA Election Results

Ballot results for MCERA Retirement
Board seats were finalized by the Merced County Registrar of Voters Office on November 30, 2017.   The recent election was for three seats which included Seat #2 elected by miscellaneous (general) membership, ...

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Merced County Employees' Retirement Association (MCERA)
Posted on: August 17, 2017

Upcoming Board of Retirement Elections

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On December 31, 2017, the terms for three MCERA Retirement Board seats will end. These seats include one of the Board’s Miscellaneous members, a Retired member and a Retired Alternate member. MCERA board member terms are for three years, except for the Co...

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Merced County Employees' Retirement Association (MCERA)
Posted on: August 17, 2017

2017 Interest

Interest

An MCERA member’s account is credited interest on June 30th and December 31st of each year based on the previous six month’s balance, investment earnings, and according to MCERA’s interest crediting policy. Please note that although interest and account b...

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Merced County Employees' Retirement Association (MCERA)
Posted on: August 15, 2017

2017 COLAs

COLAs

The annual cost of living adjustment (COLA) that Tier 1 members may receive is effective April each year and is first payable in April's month-end check. This annual increase is based on changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) of the San Francisco-Oakla...

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Merced County Employees' Retirement Association (MCERA)

Posted on: October 24, 2017

Merced County Enters Into Agreement with Port of Los Angeles

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The Merced County Board of Supervisors struck an agreement at today’s meeting that opens the door to significant investment and development in the Mid-California International Trade District located at Castle Commerce Center and Castle Airport.

The Board o...

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Printable Press Release Merced County News and Information

Posted on: June 14, 2017

Vaccine Clinic

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A variety of services are available at the Merced County Public Health Clinics located in Merced and Los Banos. Services include Immunizations, Tuberculosis (TB) testing and treatment and HIV Case Management.

Below are some very effective ways to help prot...

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Additional Info about Vaccine Clinics Public Health - Latest News

Posted on: December 13, 2017

Outdoor Marijuana Grow Bust

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On Monday, December 11, 2017, at about
7:30 am the Merced County Sheriff's Office received information regarding an illegal marijuana grow and processing operation in the 3500 block of Bert Crane Road,Atwater. When the deputies arrived at the residence...

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Sheriff's Department

Posted on: August 8, 2017

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Pay Your Taxes Treasurer - Tax Collector - Articles of Interest
Posted on: August 8, 2017

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Property Tax Postponement For Senior, Blind, or Disabled Citizens

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The State Controller’s Property Tax Postponement Program returned in 2016 after being suspended by the Legislature in 2009. The program allows homeowners who are seniors, blind or have a disability to defer current-year property taxes o...

Read more about property tax postponement

Additional Info about property tax postponement Treasurer - Tax Collector - Articles of Interest