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Posted on: February 19, 2019

What to expect from the next winter storm

map of snow accumulation area

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the Manhattan area in effect from 3:00 p.m. Tuesday to 9:00 a.m. Wednesday. 3-5 inches of snow and around 1/10 inch of ice accumulation is possible. Expect slick roads and hazardous dri...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Economic Development Fund annual report

Cover page

Annually, the City of Manhattan completes an accountability review of all recipients of Manhattan Economic Development Opportunity Funds in order to ensure compliance with existing agreements and to collect performance information. The report covers compa...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: February 19, 2019

The biggest party of the year

graphic for Fake Patty's Day

The 12th Fake Patty's Day celebration will take place on March 2nd this year, with the bulk of the activities happening in and around Aggieville. Students, tourists, and community members typically dress for the occasion, in green t-shirts or costumes, an...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: February 18, 2019

Redesigning the Douglass Community Recreation Center

rec center graphic and map

In 2016, the City identified Douglass Park as a third site for a community recreation center to be located in the southeast neighborhoods of Manhattan in order to compliment the two recreation centers that will be built adjacent to the Anthony an...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Trail Update - Anneberg Park

Anneberg trail map

Parks crews have repaired 2 miles of Linear Trail (from Richards Drive to Anderson Avenue), 3/4 miles of trail at Anneberg Park, and other park amenities since the 2018 Labor Day Flood. In Anneberg Park, ½-mile of the trail and the playground h...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: February 12, 2019

City flag contest

drawing of different flags

Calling all artists! The City of Manhattan is seeking designs for a new city flag. Entries from the public will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 29. Entry forms are available online at cityofmhk.com/flag or in person at City Hall, located at 1...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Aggieville TIF process beginning in February

map of proposed TIF boundary in Aggieville

The City Commission will soon consider a resolution establishing the date of March 19, 2019, for its public hearing to set the boundary of a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District in Aggieville. TIF is a economic development tool in the state of Kansas th...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Pending sale of Lee Mill Village lots for senior housing

photo of people laughing around a table

On February 2nd, the City Commission approved a resolution of support for the Manhattan Area Housing Partnership (MAHP), Inc to purchase and develop 19 lots in Lee Mill Village. The land is currently owned by the City and the proposed units would become a...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Clearing public sidewalks after snow and ice

photo of a man clearing snow

With all of the recent snow and ice, here are some things to know about keeping the public sidewalks safe for pedestrians around the city.

In some parts of town there are walks on both sides of the street, in other parts just one side, and in still others ...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Engineer survey of levee to begin January 28, 2019

photo of linear trail at sunrise

The Corp of Engineers will be starting their preliminary survey of the levee’s right of way the week of January 28, 2019, which will continue until mid-March of 2019.  The survey crews that will be doing the work are employees of the Co...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Record number of people fly MHK in 2018

photo of airplane taking off from Manhattan Regional Airport

(MANHATTAN, KS - January 9, 2019) Officials at Manhattan Regional Airport have tallied the numbers and the results are clear, more people are flying MHK than ever before.  A record number of enplanements, the number of people getting on board an ...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Dennis Marstall hired as Manhattan's new Assistant City Manager

photo of Dennis Marstall

(Manhattan, Kan., Jan. 2, 2019) — City Manager Ron Fehr announced today that Dennis Marstall has been named Assistant City Manager for the City of Manhattan. Marstall was selected from a group of four finalists after a national search and plans ...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: August 6, 2018

How to Use a Roundabout

scenic drive roundabout

RCPD recently published a Twitter thread with an excellent explanation of the basic rules for navigating a roundabout.

Raise your hand if you think you know how to drive in a roundabout. OK, now raise your hand if you think no one else knows how to drive i...

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