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    Indoor Aquatic Center Study

    At their June 1 meeting, the City Commission approved $15,000 in financing to support a feasibility study exploring options for an indoor aquatic center. The City is also forming a steering committee to help guide the process. Read on...
  2. 2022 City Budget Discussions Begin

    The annual budget for the City of Manhattan is run on a calendar year (January 1 through December 31). Per state law, the annual budget for 2022 must be approved by the City Commission on or before October 1 of this year. Read on...
  3. Boil Water Advisory Rescinded 5/26/2022

    KDHE found that there was no contamination of the water system and the Boil Water Advisory issued 5/26/2021 for the SW portion of Manhattan is no longer in effect. It is safe to resume normal water use everywhere in Manhattan. Read on...
  4. MHK Boil Water Advisory Map - 05-25-2021 FINAL


    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. Read on...
  5. the exterior of the new Anthony Recreation Center

    Anthony Recreation Center Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Celebration

    Two celebrations will take place this week to mark the grand opening of the new Anthony Recreation Center located at 2415 Browning Avenue. An official ribbon cutting ceremony starts at 3:30 p.m. May 21. Then from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on May 22. Read on...
  6. Mask Ordinance Expires at 11:59 PM May 16, 2021

    The City of Manhattan face mask ordinance is set to expire at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, May 16. Starting Monday, May 17, people will no longer be required to wear face masks in City limits, inside City buildings, or outside on City job sites. Read on...
  7. $12.7 M in American Rescue Plan Funds Expected Over the Next Two Years

    In the next few weeks, the City of Manhattan expects to receive the first federal disbursement check of $6.3 million as part of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) benefits for municipalities Read on...
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