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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Commission Approves Aggieville Hotel Rezoning

rendering of Aggieville hotel concept

At the August 7th meeting the City Commission approve a rezoning request in Aggieville for a 0.87-acre site that includes part of the old City parking lot adjacent to Starbucks. The 12th Street/ Bluemont Avenue PUD rezoning will make way for a five-story ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

2019 Budget

budget chart for 2019

At the August 7th meeting the City Commission approved a 2019 City Budgetof $155,905,194. The total represents a 1.0 mill or $1,304,890 increase in property taxes for 2019. This increase will mean that a property worth $200,000 will pay on averag...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Marlatt Avenue Reopening Soon

photo of concrete at Marlatt Road

Riley County plans to reopen Marlatt Road mid-morning on August 13, 2018. Denison Ave, will remained closed until construction is complete. Work will continue outside the roadway and traffic signs and radar indicators will be in place. Please use caution....

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

2018 Summer Swim Ending Soon

CiCo Pool aerial view

School starts next week and it's almost time for the summer swim season to come to a close. The last day to swim at Northview and City Park Pools will be Sunday, August 12. Closures are necessary because a significant number of life guards and other staff...

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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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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: July 23, 2018

Traffic Signal at Juliette and Poyntz

photo of the downed signal pole at Juliette and Poyntz

Update: A temporary signal has been installed to control the intersection. Public Works is applying for grant funding from KDOT to install a new, permanent signal which would match the others in the Downtown Manhattan district. 

The eastbound traf...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Hot Weather Safety Tips and Cooling Locations

photo of the sun

As summer temperatures rise so does the risk of heat-related health problems. The City of Manhattan reminds you to take these seven precautions to ensure you and your neighbors are able to experience the summer weather safely:

  • NEVER leave children or pets ...
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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Aggieville Community Vision Survey

aggieville vision to reality logo

The City of Manhattan’s Aggieville Vision to Reality team is asking for community participation in a survey about proposed streetscape and parking improvements to Aggieville. The survey can be found at AggievilleVision.comand will be live through...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Peace Memorial Auditorium Closed for Construction

photo of the stage area and flooring during renovation

Renovations in Peace Memorial Auditorium will begin May 21. The auditorium will be closed through the summer while work is completed, and is expected to reopen in time for fall programming. Rental reservations will not be accepted until the space reopens....

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