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  1. Parks and Recreation Public Forum (July 18, 2022)

    City to hold public forum on future of Parks and Recreation programming

    The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board will hold a special meeting on Monday, July 18 to gain feedback on the future of parks and recreation. The meeting at 7 p.m. at the Manhattan Fire Department headquarters, 2000 Denison, will be a facilitated forum. Read on...
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    Annual Furniture Amnesty Day set for July 29

    This year’s Furniture Amnesty Day (FAD) will take place Friday, July 29 in City Park. Registration for furniture shopping begins at 8 a.m. in City Park. Free shopping will be scheduled in 15-minute time slots from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Anyone can participate. Read on...
  3. JUNE 11th 2022 Tornado Clean Up Status Report

    City takes stock of damage after stormy week

    Citywide cleanup efforts moved into Area 2 (north-central/purple/State Streets) on June 24 after City crews from the Street Division and Parks Division finished picking up tree and limb debris in Area 1 (southeast/tan/Ward District) on Thursday, June 23. Read on...
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    City evaluating scope of future Parks and Recreation programming

    City management and the Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department are evaluating the ability to offer modified programming this fall for youth sports and other activities, due to limited staffing for scorekeepers, referees, and facility supervisors. Read on...
  5. South Manhattan Ave Closure with Linear Trail

    South Manhattan Avenue to be closed south of Fort Riley Boulevard on July 5

    South Manhattan Avenue will be closed to all traffic from Fort Riley Boulevard to Wildcat Creek beginning July 5. The closure will be for approximately 60 days to allow for work on the levee crossing in this location, with reopening expected in September. Read on...
  6. Citywide Storm Cleanup Map (June 11, 2022)

    City to coordinate June 11 storm cleanup effort

    A citywide storm cleanup effort will take place in Manhattan starting Tuesday, June 21 through Monday, June 27. Ddetails, including a list of licensed tree service contractors for work on private property, can be found at Read on...
  7. Levee-Linear  River Trail Closures May22update

    Additional section of Linear Trail closing June 1

    An additional section of Linear Trail will be closed due to ongoing levee construction starting Wednesday, June 1. The trails will remain substantially closed until spring 2024 to allow for completion of the Manhattan levee upgrade project. Read on...
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