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  1. Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan - Input Request

    The Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan was updated in April 2015, following an 18-month joint planning process with Riley and Pottawatomie Counties involving extensive public discussion and participation from a broad spectrum of the community. Read on...
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    Community invited to CrossroadsMHK Events May 6 & 10

    The City of Manhattan is hosting a second round of public engagement to discuss the CrossroadsMHK strategic planning initiative. Two in-person events will take place Thursday, May 6 and a virtual meeting is planned for the lunch hour on Monday, May 10. Read on...
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    Manhattan Development Code Will Modernize Local Regulations

    The updated Manhattan Development Code (MDC) is now ready for review and will go in front of the City Commission for adoption this fall. Read on...
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    April 30 - National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

    By adopting a shelter pet, you not only save an animal, but you also make a friend for life! Read on...
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    Starting point - info from the MHK Environmental Scan

    We published the first draft of a document with wide-ranging data and insight about Manhattan. The environmental scan document is an analysis of relevant existing conditions and trends in the community, as well as an internal review. Read on...
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    Improving bike and pedestrian infrastructure

    One of the key projects from the plan is the two-way protected bike lane on the west side of North Manhattan Avenue. It will eventually run from Claflin Road to City Park, making it the premier safe and useful route for bikers to travel north-south. Read on...
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    Wildcat Creek Bridge Reconstruction Phase 3 on 4/19/2021

    The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) notified the City that traffic control will be switching to Phase 3 on Fort Riley Boulevard (K-18) for the Wildcat Creek Bridge Replacement project starting Monday, April 19th. Read on...
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