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  1. Photo of Aggieville Garage first-floor shell space facing North Manhattan Avenue

    City to receive grant for buildout of entrepreneurial hub in Aggieville Garage

    The Kansas Department of Commerce has announced that the City of Manhattan will be a recipient of a $1.5 million Building a Stronger Economy Grant for buildout of “The Garage” Entrepreneur and Innovation Center, which will serve as an entrepreneurial hub. Read on...
  2. Wyatt Thompson

    Thompson promoted to Assistant City Manager in charge of projects

    Wyatt Thompson, who served as the City’s interim Parks and Recreation Director for the past year, will join the City Manager’s Office as an assistant city manager, handling project management and supervision of building services and the animal shelter. Read on...
  3. 2023 Community Survey salmon postcard (front preview image)

    2023 Community Survey arriving in inboxes, mailboxes next week

    The City of Manhattan is announcing the release of its 2023 Community Survey. The community survey will be sent to a sample of more than 11,000 households during the week of April 17-21, 2023. Respondents will have until mid-May to complete the survey. Read on...
  4. Spring Cleanup 2023 Enlarged Map

    Spring Cleanup Week set for March 27-31, 2023

    The City’s annual Spring Cleanup effort will take place in Manhattan on March 27-31. City crews will pass through each neighborhood, according to assigned days for pickup, and collect properly bagged and stacked yard waste, tree limbs, and branches. Read on...
  5. Aaron Stewart picture

    Aaron Stewart named Parks and Recreation Director for Manhattan

    Manhattan City Manager Ron Fehr announced today that Aaron Stewart, who serves as Parks and Recreation Director for the City of Garden City, has been hired as Manhattan’s new Director of Parks and Recreation, with an anticipated start date of April 17. Read on...
  6. Parks and Rec logo

    City to introduce Parks and Recreation director candidates

    The City of Manhattan invites residents to meet the four final candidates for Parks & Recreation Director and learn more about their background during a public reception from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 6 in the Commission Room at City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave. Read on...
  7. Joint Maintenance Facility Interior Courtyard

    Joint Maintenance Facility dedication planned for February 10

    Residents are invited to attend a public dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, February 10 inside the City’s brand-new Joint Maintenance Facility (JMF), located southeast of U.S. 24 at 1000 Levee Drive. Read on...
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