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Manhattan considering capping commercial parking, increasing sidewalk requirements in UDO

After much work, Manhattan administrative staff is now paging through an ordinance amending zoning and land-use rules as one document to tie up any loose ends. The Unified Development Ordinance, according to staff, is intended to modernize the city’s regulations and bring them in line with current development and design practices. It amalgamates and reorganizes [...]

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By |2019-09-11T11:18:11-05:00September 11th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan considering capping commercial parking, increasing sidewalk requirements in UDO

Manhattan considering capping commercial parking, increasing sidewalk requirements in UDO

After much work, Manhattan administrative staff is now paging through an ordinance amending zoning and land-use rules as one document to tie up any loose ends. The Unified Development Ordinance, according to staff, is intended to modernize the city’s regulations and bring them in line with current development and design practices. It amalgamates and reorganizes [...]

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Manhattan considering capping commercial parking, increasing sidewalk requirements in UDO

After much work, Manhattan administrative staff is now paging through an ordinance amending zoning and land-use rules as one document to tie up any loose ends. The Unified Development Ordinance, according to staff, is intended to modernize the city’s regulations and bring them in line with current development and design practices. It amalgamates and reorganizes [...]

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Manhattan considering capping commercial parking, increasing sidewalk requirements in UDO

After much work, Manhattan administrative staff is now paging through an ordinance amending zoning and land-use rules as one document to tie up any loose ends. The Unified Development Ordinance, according to staff, is intended to modernize the city’s regulations and bring them in line with current development and design practices. It amalgamates and reorganizes [...]

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Manhattan opens call for art submissions for public exhibition

Manhattan is seeking proposals for multiple planned public art exhibits in the Downtown area. The City Commission approved a call for submissions for a juried art exhibition Tuesday. Five installations will dot the 3rd Street corridor, placed in 10 potential sites from Blue Earth Plaza past the Manhattan Town Center and ending at Osage Pocket [...]

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By |2019-09-04T13:36:01-05:00September 4th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan opens call for art submissions for public exhibition

Manhattan to upgrade Airport parking lot, charge parking fee to finance

Parking at the Manhattan Regional Airport will come at a cost at a yet-to-be determined date. The City Commission unanimously approved a $4.5 million project — including interest — to expand the lot from around 700 spots to around 900 spots, repair existing asphalt of which more than a third is failing and improve lighting [...]

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By |2019-09-04T10:56:02-05:00September 4th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan to upgrade Airport parking lot, charge parking fee to finance

Flood damaged property has December deadline to address safety, health issues

The owner of a Manhattan property that was significantly flooded in 2018 has just under 3 months to address health and safety issues identified by code services. If he doesn’t by December 1, the city can demolish it. The L-shaped shopping center at 3003 Anderson Avenue in Plaza West that formerly housed restaurants like La [...]

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By |2019-09-04T10:09:25-05:00September 4th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Flood damaged property has December deadline to address safety, health issues

Manhattan nixes possibility of Warner Park disc golf expansion

Manhattan continues to work on a master plan for the future of Warner Memorial Park and expanding disc golf isn’t part of the picture. City Commissioners didn’t vote on the plan at their Tuesday work session, but four of the five expressed that they didn’t think the park — which already features a 9-hole course [...]

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By |2019-08-28T16:19:41-05:00August 28th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan nixes possibility of Warner Park disc golf expansion

U.S. Attorney, RCPD announce Manhattan opioid ring take down

More than 50 people were indicted after a three-year investigation into opioid trafficking in the Manhattan area. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in a Topeka news conference announced that 54 people were named in 13 separate grand jury indictments for the distribution of heroin and fentanyl. Henry Clark, Sylvester Calvert, Michael Calvert, James Toliver and Blake [...]

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By |2019-08-28T11:36:24-05:00August 28th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on U.S. Attorney, RCPD announce Manhattan opioid ring take down

‘Little Apple on the Prairie’ flag to fly over Manhattan

A new flag will be waving over Manhattan as the City Commission approved the winner of the recent contest by 4 to 1 Tuesday. The “Little Apple on the Prairie” design received the most votes out of seven finalists drawn from 120 submissions. The idea arose in 2018 after Commissioner Jerred McKee shared a TED [...]

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By |2019-08-22T20:06:23-05:00August 22nd, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on ‘Little Apple on the Prairie’ flag to fly over Manhattan