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Manchester, Iowa 52057
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Manchester 150 Year Celebration

For generations, Manchester has been called home. As we celebrate the 150th anniversary of our city’s incorporation (February 5, 1866), we are proud to be recognized for the resilience and growth we have accomplished as a community. A year-long celebration of our incorporation will take place throughout 2016. Manchester’s Sesquicentennial Celebration will feature many wonderful events in which residents, businesses and visitors can participate. Click here to learn more.

City Meetings & Events

September 2016

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  • Deadline to register for Youth Flag Football
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  • Franklin Street Movie Night
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  • City Council meeting
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  • Deadline to register for Youth Volleyball
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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



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Latest News from KMCH.com

  • Majority of Delaware County’s Flooded Roads Repaired 09/26/2016
    Most of Delaware County’s gravel roads that were washed out by Friday’s flooding have been repaired. The flash flooding led to numerous road closures in the western half of the county. The photo above was taken in the rural Masonville area Friday after floodwaters washed out the gravel road, leaving the culvert visible. Delaware County...
    Janelle Tucker
  • Floodwaters Receding in Independence 09/26/2016
    Independence is taking their turn recovering from major flooding. The Wapsi River crested at 19.36 feet Sunday afternoon – that’s three feet below the record and the fourth highest flood in the town’s history. That’s National Weather Service meteorologist Kevin Skow. The Highway 150 South Bridge reopened Monday after it was covered with floodwaters over...
    Janelle Tucker
  • Major Flood Crest Expected in Anamosa 09/26/2016
    A major flood crest is expected in Anamosa early Wednesday. The Wapsipinicon River has surpassed flood stage and is continuing to rise. Flood stage at Anamosa Shaw Road is 14.5 feet, and the river was past 20 feet Monday afternoon. The National Weather Service says the river is predicted to hit 24 feet in Anamosa...
    Janelle Tucker

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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.