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Manchester, Iowa 52057
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    Manchester, Iowa

City Meetings & Events

October 2021

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
  • City Council meeting
  • Hometown Pride Meeting
  • City Council Meeting
  • Trunk Trick-or-Treat
  • Manchester Trick or Treating

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

Register online for city recreation programs

This button will re-direct you to the online registration site for City recreation programs. Registration begins on May 5th at 6:00PM.
Swim Lesson & Rec Program Registration

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City Notes / Alerts

  •  Manchester Parks & Rec Director Doug Foley Awarded Slattery/Trueblood Professional Award
    Posted on 10/13/2021 at 3:29 pm

  •  Leaf Pickup Begins October 11
    Posted on 10/05/2021 at 11:37 am

    Please see the attached schedule below for routes.

  •  Trick or Treating – October 31st
    Posted on 09/30/2021 at 1:08 pm

    Manchester Trick or Treat night will take place on Sunday, October 31st from 5:00pm - 7:00 pm.

  •  ECIA Grant Programs Available to Low Income Residents
    Posted on 09/28/2021 at 10:29 am

    Lead Paint and Healthy Homes Program (LPHH)

    Low income residents of Dubuque County, Delaware County the City of Clinton and City of Maquoketa, with homes built before 1978 are eligible for the Lead Paint and Healthy Homes program.  Homeowners or tenants are eligible to apply, especially those with children 5 or younger that live or visit the home.  If lead is found, the home will be made lead safe.  There is additional money available to make improvements to the home to make is safer and healthier for children. Some homes/rental properties receive new windows, siding, and other improvements.

    Older Adults Home Modification Program (OAHMP) 

    The funding will enable Dubuque, Delaware, Cedar, Clinton and Jackson low-income older adults to stay living in their homes, thus ”aging in place” rather than moving into an assisted living facility.  The program provides low-cost, high-impact modifications to the home to help reduce the risk of falling , such as installation of hand railings or non-slip strips on stairs or in showers/tubs. 

    For more information on either grant, contact ECIA at 563-556-4166 or email leadpaint@ecia.org or seniorhelp@ecia.org.   

  •  City of Manchester Seeking Applicants for Library Director
    Posted on 09/13/2021 at 1:18 pm

    The City of Manchester is seeking applicants for the position of Library Director.

    The Library Director monitors, coordinates and supervises the operation of the Manchester Public Library and is responsible for planning, policies, procedures, fiscal management, collection development, maintenance of the physical facility, social media and computer technology, and personnel. Outstanding oral and written communication skills necessary.  Director works closely with the Board of Trustees and City Council. Qualifications include a Bachelor's Degree in related field or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Master's Degree in Library Science preferred. Candidate must have State Library of Iowa Public Library Director Certification or have ability to obtain certification within two-years of appointment. Salary range dependent upon qualifications.

    Complete job description is available by clicking the following link:

    Application deadline October 15, 2021.

    Email/mail cover letter, resume and three references to: tvick@manchester-ia.org, Timothy J. Vick, City Manager, 208 East Main Street, Manchester, IA 52057.


  •  Alert System for the City of Manchester
    Posted on 08/10/2020 at 2:43 pm

    Sign up here: http://entry.inspironlogistics.com/manchester_ia/wens.cfm

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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.