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  1. map of construction area for North Campus Corridor Project Phase 10

    Phase 10 of the North Campus Corridor Project

    Kimball Avenue will close from Denison Avenue to North Manhattan Avenue starting Monday, October 18, for the next phase of the North Campus Corridor Project. Both the road and the multi-use trail will be closed to the public within the project limits. Read on...
  2. 2022 City Budget Approved

    The City Commission voted 3-2 to pass the proposed 2022 City of Manhattan budget at the September 21 meeting. The approved levy rate for 2022 is 53.335 mills, which is an increase of 3.499 mills from the previous year. Read on...
  3. photo of levee on Kansas River side

    Levee Project Moving Forward

    The City Commission approved payment of $29.662 million for the project at the September 21 meeting. Construction will begin soon and is estimated to be completed by the end of 2023. Read on...
  4. view of the parking lot construction from the NE corner of the lot

    Flood Repairs in Progress at Frank Anneberg Park

    Since 2018, Parks and Recreation staff have worked with the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) and the Kansas Department of Emergency Management (KDEM) to mitigate the impact of flooding in the park. Read on...
  5. photo of the front door at Eisenhower Recreation Center

    Eisenhower Recreation Center Grand Opening Celebration

    The new Eisenhower Recreation Center, located at 2850 Kirkwood Drive, is complete and ready to open to the public. The official ribbon cutting ceremony will take place this Sunday, September 26 starting at 2:00 PM. Read on...
  6. map of 2021 game day traffic plan

    Road construction update for football traffic

    People traveling to K-State's Bill Snyder Family Stadium should be aware of two current road construction projects in the city that could cause congestion on gamedays this fall. Read on...
  7. photo of a child&#39s feet pedaling a tricycle

    Volunteers to Help Build Kid's Bike Park

    The City of Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with local organizations and volunteers to build a Kid’s Bike Park skills course near the playground in Frank Anneberg Park. Work begins at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 11. Read on...
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