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: February 17, 2018

Matthew Serratto Appointed new Supervising Deputy District Attorney

Matt Serratto

Matthew Serratto has been promoted to the Supervising Deputy District Attorney position at the Merced County District Attorney’s Office, District Attorney Larry D. Morse II announced last week. He will replace Steve Slocum, who was recently selected to be...

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District Attorney

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: January 10, 2018

2018 Hands on Heroes Program of Merced County

2018 Hands on Heroes

These individuals work tirelessly, bravely overcome adversity and everyday challenges, and are seldom acknowledged for their work. These unsung heroes are directly making a difference in the lives of children, ages prenatal to 18, each and every day.

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Hands on Heroes Nomination Forms First 5 - Latest News
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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Con valentia y corazon (Español) PDF First 5 - 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 $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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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Care Cope Connect

care cope connect

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: February 7, 2018

Holiday Office Closures - Lincoln's Birthday & President's Day

Holiday

All offices at the Merced County Administration Building will be closed Monday, February 12, 2018, in recognition of Lincoln’s Birthday and Monday, February 19, 2018, in recognition of Presidents Day.

Regular business hours will resume for all of...

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Posted on: December 19, 2017

Merced County Community Clean-up Program

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The Merced County Department of Public Works, in coordination with each Municipal Advisory Council, announces the annual Community Clean-up Event schedule.

Community Clean-ups allow local residents to dispose of tires, appliances and other common throwaway...

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Spanish Story Time

Spanish Story Time

The Merced County Main Library Story Time on Fridays at 11:15 a.m. will feature Spanish Story Time, starting February 2, 2018. We will feature Books from our Spanish Book Section in the Children's Department. Crafts, Puppets and more. Bring a friend!The 1...

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Library News
Posted on: January 30, 2018

What do YOU think about Merced County Library?

Customer Satisfaction Survey

What do YOU think about Merced County Library?  We want to know!

Click the link below and fill out the survey.

Be sure to complete the Customer Satisfaction Survey before February 24, 2018.The survey is in both English and Spanish.Print version ava...

Link to Survey

Customer Satisfaction Survey Library News
Posted on: December 28, 2017

Merced County Main - Family Story Time

Saturday Family Story Time


Your whole family is invited to come join us for Story Time every Saturday (excluding Holidays) at 10:30 a.m.

Library News
Posted on: December 28, 2017

Merced County Main - Story Time

Merced Story Time

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

(This program runs in a cycle of 4 weeks of structured story time and then 2 weeks of playti...

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Library News
Posted on: December 26, 2017

Atwater - Story Time

AtwaterStoryTime

Join the Atwater Library, Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. for Story Time! All ages are welcome.

The Atwater Library is located at 1600 Third Street - Atwater. If you would like more information, please call the Atwater Library at 209.358.6651

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Library News
Posted on: September 7, 2017

Atwater - PAWS Reading

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

Merced County Main - After School Movie Special

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 23, 2017

Merced County Main - Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality

Join us at the Merced County Main 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 Library News

Posted on: February 15, 2018

"Ventura Case" - Vacation Payoffs

News Flash

On February 8, 2018, the Merced County Employees' Retirement Association (MCERA) Board of Retirement adopted Resolution 2018-1 making up to 160 hours of additional vacation payout earnings pensionable for MCERA Tiers 1, 2 and 3 members. The Board voted to...

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Merced County Employees' Retirement Association (MCERA)
Posted on: February 15, 2018

FAQs - Vacation Payoffs

FAQ

FAQ’s

What is happening with the MCERA court case?

The MCERA Board of Retirement met in a public session on February 8, 2018 to discuss and vote on the implementation of the First District Court of Appeal’s opinion in the case of Alameda...

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Merced County Employees' Retirement Association (MCERA)
Posted on: February 15, 2018

2018 COLA

COLAs

2018 COLA

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 S...

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Merced County Employees' Retirement Association (MCERA)
Posted on: December 21, 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 a...

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Merced County Employees' Retirement Association (MCERA)

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: February 15, 2018

Sheriff Vern Warnke Visits Tulare World Ag Expo

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Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke attended the World Ag Expo
in Tulare this week.  
He was able to walkaround and learn more about the needs and concerns of the Ag community.  Sheriff Warnke was also able to speak wit...

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Sheriff's Department
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Deputy arrests man in possession of firearm and 10 pounds of marijuana

Gun and Marijuana

A Merced County Deputy arrested a man in possession of a firearm and 10 pounds of marijuana. On February 14, 2018 at about 10:00pm, Deputy Hugo Bucio was performing some extra patrol and checking a property that recently burnt down in the 14000 block of ...

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Sheriff's Department

Posted on: January 26, 2018

Cannabis Regulation

Cannabis Plants

Curious about the County’s cannabis regulations? Visit the Cannabis Regulations page for frequently asked questions as well as details about medicinal deliveries and personal cannabis cultivation. It also has a link to the County’s app...

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Spotlight

Posted on: August 8, 2017

Pay your taxes using FREE e-checks!

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Fast and easy payment option.
Credit Card- 2.35% convenience fee.

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

SIGN UP for Email and Text Reminders

Notify Me

Be up to date with The Merced County Tax Collectors upcoming auctions, property tax due dates and more!

Sign Up for Tax Reminders Treasurer - Tax Collector - Articles of Interest
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...

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