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Manhattan eyeing 0.3 percent sales tax increase

City of Manhattan administration will continue working on a potential ballot question to raise the city’s sales tax rate. Manhattan City Commissioners expressed interest in sending the decision to voters in November at their Tuesday work session. They’re looking at a 0.3 percent sales tax increase, which would raise the base rate in Manhattan from [...]

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By |2019-04-24T12:31:25-05:00April 24th, 2019|city, government, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan City Commission, news, Pottawatomie County, radio, Riley County, sales tax, Top Story|Comments Off on Manhattan eyeing 0.3 percent sales tax increase

City of Manhattan to administer 2019 survey

How do you like Manhattan? You might get a chance to let city officials know as they roll out the 2019 Community Survey. City administration will be randomly sampling about 5,000 households to receive an invitation to participate in the survey — which will ask residents their thoughts about quality of life in the city [...]

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By |2019-03-12T08:41:54-05:00March 12th, 2019|city, Kansas, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, news, radio, Riley County, survey|Comments Off on City of Manhattan to administer 2019 survey

Manhattan commissioners discuss future of economic development, annual report

Members of the Manhattan business community talked about the future of economic development in the city at Tuesday’s Manhattan City Commission work session. The discussion followed a presentation on the annual economic development report. The city performs an accountability review of all organizations which receive Manhattan Economic Development Opportunity funds — including recipients of funds [...]

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By |2019-02-13T12:31:54-06:00February 13th, 2019|Chamber of Commerce, city, Economic Development, Geary County, Kansas, Kansas State University, KSU, Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County, Taxes|Comments Off on Manhattan commissioners discuss future of economic development, annual report

Manhattan Housing Authority requests loan from city

At a recent city commission work session, the Manhattan Housing Authority brought a request to the board: to obtain a million dollar loan from the city to fund the completion of theHigh Rise Apartment Towers property on Leavenworth Street between 5th and 4th Streets -a low income housing building built in 1974 that holds 88 apartments [...]

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By |2017-07-25T23:30:56-05:00July 25th, 2017|city, City Commission, housing, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan City Commission, manhattan housing authority|Comments Off on Manhattan Housing Authority requests loan from city