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Posted on: April 21, 2022

North Manhattan Avenue to close from Fremont to Moro

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(MANHATTAN, Kan. – April 21, 2022) — Construction is set to begin Monday, April 25 on North Manhattan Avenue in Aggieville, which will be closed from Fremont Street to Moro Street for an extended period of time, through fall 2022.

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: April 18, 2022

City Commission to consider resolution of intent for future 500-job economic development package

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(MANHATTAN, Kan. – April 18, 2022) — Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced today a development partnership with Scorpion Biological Services Inc. to support the anticipated construction of a new biomanufacturing facility to be built in Pot...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Aggieville Parking Garage to open April 15

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The new Aggieville Parking Garage will open to the public on Friday, April 15.

Members of the public are invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. April 15, just east of the facility’s entrance off Laramie Street. Members of the City Commis...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Stephanie Peterson named Community Development Director for City of Manhattan

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Stephanie Peterson, who currently serves as Executive Director of the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization, has been hired as Manhattan’s new Director of Community Development, with an anticipated start date of May 9.

Peterson replaces former Com...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Andrew Lawson hired as Manhattan's Public Information Officer

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Andrew Lawson, former Public Information Officer for the City of Arkansas City, has been hired as the new Communications Manager and Public Information Officer for the City of Manhattan.

Lawson will be responsible for the strategic development and implemen...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Input Request: Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan

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2022 Annual Review 

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Plan Input Request

The Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan encompasses a planning area of approximately 93 square miles that includes the City of Manhattan and portions of Riley an...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: February 28, 2022

Section of Kimball Avenue to Close March 7 for Phase IX of North Campus Corridor

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Another large portion of Kimball Avenue will close between College Avenue and Denison Avenue starting Monday, March 7, for the next phase of the North Campus Corridor Project. Both the road and the multi-use trail will be closed to the public within the p...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: February 1, 2022

Community-wide housing survey available through February

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(MANHATTAN, KS - February 1, 2022) The City of Manhattan has opened a community-wide survey to better understand housing experiences, conditions, and issues. This is the next phase within the City's Housing Market Analysis project, following the ...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Construction of Manhattan levee upgrades set to begin

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(MANHATTAN, KS - January 20, 2022) Construction upgrades for the Manhattan levee will begin in the coming weeks of January 2022. The project, administered by the The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), will substantially enhance the reliability and stru...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: January 3, 2022

City Modifies Mask Requirement for Indoor City-operated Facilities

(MANHATTAN, KS - January 3, 2022) Beginning Monday, January 3, 2022,?visitors will no longer be required to wear masks when inside City-operated facilities, except when entering secure, staff-only areas where mask required signage is present. To protect t...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Animal Shelter reopens January 3, 2022 following COVID-19 exposure

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(MANHATAN, KS – January 3, 2022) The T. Russell Reitz Animal Shelter has reopened to the public and is once again accepting adoptions and surrenders. On December 22, 2021, the Animal Shelter closed to the public due to an employee testing positi...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: December 23, 2021

City reinstates indoor mask requirement for City-operated facilities starting Monday, December 27

(MANHATTAN, KS - December 23, 2021) Beginning Monday, December 27,?all visitors and city staff will be required to wear a mask that covers their mouth and nose when indoors?at?all City of Manhattan-operated facilities.?The requirement applies to people ol...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: December 22, 2021

Animal Shelter closed until further notice due to COVID-19 exposure

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(MANHATAN, KS – December 22, 2021) The T. Russell Reitz Animal Shelter will be closed to the public until further notice. One Animal Shelter employee tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, December 22. The City of Manhattan is notifying thos...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: November 15, 2021

New Online System for Water and Sewer Billing

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The City of Manhattan is switching to a new online payment system, Paymentus, on December 1, 2021, for water and sewer customers. If you currently use online billing or payments, or would like to enroll for the first time, please create an account in the ...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Bryce Caulk Named Director of Animal Services

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(Manhattan, KS – November 12, 2021) – Bryce Caulk has been named the Director of Animal Services for the City of Manhattan. Director of Parks and Recreation, Edward Eastes, made the announcement today. Bryce started work in October and...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Masks Strongly Recommended Indoors at City-Operated Facilities

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(MANHATTAN, KS – October 26, 2021) Starting Wednesday, October 27, 2021, City of Manhattan staff and visitors are no longer required to wear masks inside City-operated facilities. Face masks are strongly recommended inside City facilities for vaccinated o...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Phase 10 of the North Campus Corridor Project

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Kimball Avenue will close from Denison Avenue to North Manhattan Avenue starting Monday, October 18, for the next phase of the North Campus Corridor Project. Both the road and the multi-use trail will be closed to the public within the project limits. Var...

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Active Projects City of Manhattan News
Posted on: September 24, 2021

Levee Project Moving Forward

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The City Commission approved payment of $29.662 million for the project at the September 21 meeting. The City Commission and the community have recognized the importance of the project and have been preparing for this needed improvement for more than 15 y...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: August 24, 2021

FUZE: An Aggieville Development Project

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The Aggieville parking lots at 12th and Laramie could look a lot different in the coming years. Last Tuesday, the City Commission accepted the recommendation to move forward with a proposal from Back 9 Development. The team will be working to create a dev...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Section of 3rd St Closed for Repairs 7/28-8/11

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Public Works will be closing 3rd Street from Poyntz Ave north past the alley to the entrance of the public parking lot just south of Humboldt Street.
The closure will begin at 6:30 AM Wednesday morning, July 28 and the repairs are expected to take two wee...
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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Construction Begins Soon for the Joint Maintenance Facility

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At the June 22nd meeting, City Commissioners voted to move forward with the construction phases for the Joint City Maintenance Facility first proposed in 2016. The new facility will be built near the existing Wastewater Treatment Plant off of HWY 24 and i...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

2021 Sanitary Sewer Line Maintenance

Beginning Monday, July 12, 2021, the Sewer Maintenance Division for the City of MHK will be performing line maintenance on the 18” sanitary sewer line on 3rd street.

Line maintenance will take place most of the week, beginning in the Ft. Riley B...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Invitation to Bid for the Manhattan Levee Flood Risk Management Project

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has published their Invitation to Bid for the Manhattan Levee Flood Risk Management Project.  All information regarding this upcoming bid is published and managed by the USACE on the following web...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Mayor's Holiday Tree Did Not Survive Transplant Shock

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(Manhattan, KS – July 2, 2021) The Mayor’s Holiday Tree in Triangle Park is dying and will be removed by the City of Manhattan Forestry Department in the coming weeks. The 18-foot-tall Colorado Blue Spruce was planted in 2019 to replac...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: June 28, 2021

2021 Cured-in-Place Pipe Projects

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The annual cured-in-place-pipe sewer lining projects will begin in several locations around town starting Tuesday, June 29. You may see trucks accessing sewer lines and notice steam rising from manhole covers.

The 2021 project areas include:

  • Dickens Avenue
  • C...
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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded 5/26/2022

On Tuesday, May 25, three water main breaks in the southwest part of Manhattan caused the water pressure in that part of the system to drop below 20 psi. When water system pressure drops below 20 psi, there is the potential for bacterial contamination. In...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: May 25, 2021

KDHE ISSUES BOIL WATER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWEST AREA OF MANHATTAN

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) issued a Boil Water Advisory (BWA) at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 for only a specific area in the southwest portion of Manhattan.  An estimated 4,700 people will be affected and a map ...

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