208 East Main Street
Manchester, Iowa 52057
(563) 927-3636
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    Manchester, Iowa

City Meetings & Events

August 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
  • Eastern Iowa Carriage Glow
  • Bacon N Hops
  • Farmers Market Sample Day
  • Motorcycle Trials
  • Hartwick Huskys Learn to Ski Class
  • Delco AMP'T Luncheon
  • Country Cruisers Car Cruise
  • City Council meeting
  • Delco Ampt meeting
  • Hero Hustle Triathlon
  • City Council Meeting

Council Agendas & Packets

The regular meetings of the Manchester City Council are scheduled for the second & fourth Mondays of the month at 5:00pm. Meetings are held at Council Chambers, 204 East Main Street.

Council Agendas & Packets

City Notes / Alerts

  •  City of Manchester Position Available – Water Operator
    Posted on 08/19/2019 at 7:09 pm

    Water Operator, Manchester, IA (pop 5179).

    Duties include operation of wells, pumps, pump controls, disinfection pumps and equipment and fluoridation pumps and equipment.  Ability to collect and analyze samples for chlorine and fluoride concentrations.  Working knowledge of water main pipes, hydrants, valves and related couplings, clamps, repair parts and other accessories.  Ability to install and repair water meters and related remote readers.  Ability to meet and converse with the general public in regard to water consumption and quality problems.  Availability after regular hours in case of equipment failures/emergencies associated with the Water Department. Within one year after starting date in the position, must obtain Iowa Grade I Water Treatment Plant Operators Certificate and a Grade I Distribution Certificate. Possession of a current State of Iowa Commercial Driver’s License upon appointment in this classification and continued maintenance of the license throughout period of employment.

    Click here to download the application.

    Return applications by September 13, 2019 to:

    City Manager

    208 E. Main, Manchester, IA  52057.

    Equal Opportunity Employer.

  •  Fireworks in Manchester
    Posted on 06/26/2019 at 3:17 pm

    City Ordinance 005-2017 states that no person shall use, explode, discharge, possess or display fireworks, or consumer fireworks, on any publicly owned property or on any property located within the City Limits without first obtaining a permit from the City.

  •  Nice Neighbor Award
    Posted on 05/29/2019 at 4:03 pm

    In 2004 Mayor Milt Kramer and the Manchester City Council launched the “Nice Neighbor Award.” The award was established to recognize the spirit of compassion citizens of Manchester have for their neighbors and for other citizens in Manchester. The award offers a public forum to thank neighbors; even for the smallest things. Award winners are invited to a City Council meeting to be recognized and presented with a Nice Neighbor Plaque. Winners are also noted on the City’s website and in the City Newsletter.


    Send your “NICE NEIGHBOR” letters to:

    Mayor Milt Kramer
    208 East Main Street, Manchester, Iowa 52057.


    When submitting, be sure to include the name and phone number of the person being nominated, as well as your own phone number.

Register online for city recreation programs

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Rec Program Registration

Latest News from KMCH.com

  • Untitled 08/21/2019
    Congratulations to our newest At Work Network winners, the staff of Long Term Medical Supply in Manchester! Manager Deb Lansdown, Becky Moreno and Chrystal Hernandez will enjoy cupcakes from Aunt Emmy’s Coffeehouse and Cupcakes in [ MORE ]
    Rob Edwards
  • Alison Parmer – Hero’s Haven Animal Rescue 08/21/2019
    Listen as Alison Parmer talks about “Hero’s Haven”, a new animal rescue organization in Delaware County:
    Mike Johnson
  • Gary Rees & Scott Bishop – Masonic Lodge Tractor Ride 08/21/2019
    Listen as Gary Rees & Scott Bishop from the Manchester Masonic Lodge talk about their Tractor Ride event coming up on Saturday, August 24th:
    Mike Johnson

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Manchester Whitewater Park

Our park consists of 6 drops at roughly 18″ per drop and spans over 800ft. in length, Reconstruction of the river began upstream of Marion Street and extends downstream toward the CN railroad bridge. The Manchester Whitewater Park is open to the public and there is no cost or admission to utilize the park. The primary in-stream users will be whitewater enthusiasts including kayakers, canoeists, rafters, tubers, swimmers and boogie board/surfers.