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Posted on: June 14, 2018

2018-2019 Property Value Assessments

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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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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Proposition 8

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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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Posted on: May 7, 2019

How will you return your Vote by Mail Ballot?

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You have options when it comes to returning your Vote by Mail ballot. If you are one of the millions of Californians who take advantage of the convenience of Vote by Mail Ballots, click the link below to learn more!

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Military and Overseas Voting

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As military or overseas voter who is registered to vote, there are several different ways you can request and receive your ballot and return your voted ballot and signed Military and Overseas Voter Return Envelope.

Even if you are or were registered to vot...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Your Voice Your Choice

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What is a Vote Center?


· A Vote Center is a universal polling place for Merced County residents.

· Any voter in the County can go to a Vote Center. 

· In addition to Election Day, Vote Centers are open for early voting. They are open on the Saturday...

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

2020 Presidential Primary Election

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Candidate Filing

September 12, 2019 – November 6, 2019

Petition in Lieu – all candidates EC § 8061, 8105, 8106

October 28, 2019 – November 6, 2019

Declaration of Intention – Judicial only (filing fee paid at th...

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Secretary of State Key Dates Elections

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Hilmar Dairy and Farm Festival - Community Outreach

Hilmar Dairy

This event takes place on June 22, 2019 from 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm. 

Elections Community and Outreach
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Celebration of Fatherhood - Community Outreach

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Merced County Human Services Agency All Dads Matter fatherhood program will be hosting the 12th annual Celebration of Fatherhood event!This FREE family event will be held at Applegate Park in Merced, near the Soroptimist awning between Kiddieland and the ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

4th of July Festival - Community Outreach

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Come out and celebrate the 4th of July! This event will have fun for all. There will be food, shopping, and games! This event is a wonderful way to spend the day with your family and friends. 

This event is at Ralston Park in Atwater from 9:00 AM ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Open Cockpit Day - Community Outreach

Castle Air Museum Fall Open Cockpit Day

Join the Castle Air Museum On May 26th, 2019 for an Open Cockpit Day! Tour the former Presidential Aircraft used by six former Presidential Administrations for only an additional $10 per person!

Courtesy shuttle to view "Hidden Collection" hangar...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Le Grand Community Day - Community Outreach

Le Grand Community Day

Celebrate Le Grand on May 25th, 2019 by attending this fun filled parade. The Elections Department will be there with a fun trivia game and helpful elections information. 

Elections Community and Outreach
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Hàgase Contar

Hàgase Contar

Para ayudar a ilustrar cómo la participación en el censo de los EE.UU. y la recopilación de datos precisos del censo es importante para nuestra democracia y el bienestar de las familias y las comunidades, hemos creado este...

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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: 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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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Officials Warn Against Entering Merced River

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Due to high flows, the Merced River will continue to be extremely dangerous during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend and likely remain so into July. 

Merced County and the Merced Irrigation District would like to remind the public that because of ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

County Offices Closed for Memorial Day

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All offices here at the Merced County Administration Building will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019, in honor of Memorial Day.

Regular business hours will resume for all offices on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.  We thank you in advance for your patience du...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

2019 Celebration of Fatherhood Event

Celebration of Fatherhood 2019

On June 8, 2019, 10:00am – 2:00pm, Merced County Human Services Agency All Dads Matter fatherhood program will be hosting the 12th annual Celebration of Fatherhood event!

This FREE family event will be held at Applegate Park, in Merced, ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Merced County Library System Closed for Memorial Day

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The Merced County Library System will be closed Saturday May 25th through Monday May 27, in observance of Memorial Day.

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Atwater Library Family Story Time

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2019 Merced County Library Atwater Branch Family Story Time. Saturdays @ 10:30am. See you there!

Come join us for stories, songs and more! This is a FREE

program and suited for all ages. Children must be accompanied

by an adult caregiver.

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Reading with Rusty

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Join Rusty the Dog for Reading with Rusty at the Atwater Branch 1600 Third St. Atwater. Rusty is a trained therapy dog and loves to be read to! Come to the Atwater Library, pick out a book and read to him! Rusty is a trained therapy dog. Bring a book of y...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Merced County Library System's Story Times

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Join us for our weekly Story Time's at one of our 13 locations. If you are driving a long distance, please be sure to call ahead and verify dates and times.

Atwater Library

1600 Third St, Atwater CA 95301 | Ph. 209-358-6651

Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

"Ventura Case" - Vacation Payoffs

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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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Posted on: February 15, 2018

FAQs - Vacation Payoffs

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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, 2019

2019 COLA

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2019 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...

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Posted on: December 31, 2018

2019 Interest

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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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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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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Pay your taxes using FREE e-checks!

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Fast and easy payment option.
Credit Card- 2.34% convenience fee.

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

SIGN UP for Email and Text Reminders

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

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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...

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