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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Construction Update: Allen Road Project

photo of concrete being poured at Allen Road

There has been some public concern about the timeline for completion of the Allen Road project.  Due to several factors, including the unusually cold weather this winter and spring, multiple utility conflicts in the area, including natural gas, p...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Food and Farm Council Accepting Applications

graphic representing a local food system

Resolution No. 060518-A was approved by the City Commission on June 5th creating the Riley County and City of Manhattan Food and Farm Council.  The purpose of the Council is to advocate for and sustain an accessible, healthy, and local food syste...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: June 12, 2018

City Accepts Donation of 99 Acres

map of potential trail system including new land donation

At the June 5th City Commission meeting the City accepted the donation of 99 acres of land from the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT). The land tract is located on the north side of Highway K-18, east of the Scenic Meadows Subdivision.  ...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Phase II of Aggieville Infrastructure Analysis

map of Aggieville

Phase I of an Aggieville Infrastructure Analysis occurred over the fall and winter of 2017 examining parking, water and sewer infrastructure, and providing future growth scenarios for the district. Phase II of the analysis will look at further development...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: May 15, 2018

New Policy on Public Comments

photo of City Commission Meeting

The City Commission passed Resolution Policy No. 050118-B regarding public comment/meeting procedures on May 1, 2018.  The purpose of this policy is to ensure that the City Commission can effectively conduct and/or consider City business at its m...

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City of Manhattan News
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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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Larger Aircraft Fly Again

photo of American Airline plane at MHK airport

American Airlines has reinstated larger regional jets to Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) after a seasonal break as a part of Manhattan’s commercial airline service to DFW and Chicago O’Hare (ORD) airports. The Bombardier CRJ-700 (CR7) offers f...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Park at Lee Mill Heights Master Plan

plan renderings of the park lee mill heights

The Park at Lee Mill Heights is an undeveloped 93-acre park in the southwest quadrant of the City of Manhattan. The concept plan includes 84 acres of natural area, nice acres of developed park area, and over seven miles of trails and pathways.Parks and Re...

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