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  1. KWEA 2022 Biosolids Award Plaque_08302022

    Manhattan Biosolids Management again honored as Program of the Year

    The City’s Biosolids Management Program was recognized as the Program of the Year for 2022 during the Kansas Water Environment Association and Kansas American Water Works Association annual Joint Water and Wastewater Conference, Aug. 30-Sept. 1 in Topeka. Read on...
  2. Levee-Linear River Trail Closures Sept. 22 update

    Levee, Linear Trail trespass to be strictly enforced beginning Sept. 26

    Beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, September 26, criminal trespass violations in the restricted levee construction area will be enforced for the safety of the public and workers. Entering the restricted area could lead to arrest and prosecution. Read on...
  3. Chris Curtis

    Chris Curtis hard at work as new Recreation Superintendent

    Chris Curtis, the new recreation superintendent for the Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department (MPRD), is hard at work hiring new recreation coordinators and supervisors as the department rebuilds its workforce during fall programming. Read on...
  4. Boys & Girls Club 2022 After School Program Announcement

    Boys & Girls Club to expand after-school programming into school recreation centers

    Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan is increasing programming for up to 50 middle school-aged youth through the end of the 2022-23 school year by using space at Anthony and Eisenhower Recreation Centers for a total of 100 spots. The program will begin Aug. 22. Read on...
  5. 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...
  6. furniture amnesty day (Poster)

    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...
  7. 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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