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Posted on: September 8, 2020

City Mask Ordinance extended to December 31

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Manhattan City Commissioners voted 3 to 2 to extend the ordinance requiring masks or other face coverings in city limits at their meeting on Tuesday, September 2.  The mask ordinance will remain in effect until December 31.

Ordinance No. 7498 is posted on the City of Manhattan website at Please see the full text of the ordinance to see when masks are required and when people are exempt from mask requirements. 

The Riley County Police Department (RCOD) will continue to field complaints of ordinance violations by email at Do not call 911 to report a violation of the ordinance.

RCPD posted a list of answers to Frequently Asked Questions on their website at

The City discourages residents and business owners from getting into arguments with individuals or businesses that do not comply with the ordinance. Instead, please model best behavior of helping to protect your health and fellow residents’ health by wearing a mask.

Print the Mask Up MHK sign here

Print the Public Advisory Masks Required sign here

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