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

City Meetings & Events

July 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
  • Treasure Alley New Season KickOff!
  • Farmers Market Free Sample Day
  • City Council meeting
  • Manchester EnduroCross
  • Hartwick Huskys Ski Show
  • Delco AMP'T Social
  • Delco AMP'T Social
  • Truck & Tractor Pull
  • Manchester Municipal Band Concert
  • Delaware County Ag Olympics
  • Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
  • Hartwick Huskys Ski Show
  • Hartwick Huskys Ski Show
  • State Holstein Show
  • Hartwick Huskys Ski Show
  • City Council Meeting
  • Hartwick Huskys Ski Show
  • Municipal Band Concert
  • Manchester Day at the Kernels
  • Riverfront Park Grand Opening
  • Delaware County Emergency Services
  • Hartwick Huskys Ski Show

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

  •  Request for Proposal: Building Demolition Services
    Posted on 06/28/2019 at 4:34 pm

    The City of Manchester is requesting Sealed Proposals from qualified firms interested in contracting with the City to provide building demolition services for the removal and clean-up of the building located at 104 N. Tama Street.

    View attachment below for more information.

    Deadline for the submission of any and all questions and inquiries concerning this RFP is Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 12:00 noon. All questions must be directed to Timothy J. Vick, City Manager in writing and e-mailed to tvick@manchester-ia.org.

    DUE DATE: Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:00 pm

    View the Proposal

  •  Redevelopment Invitation to Developers
    Posted on 06/28/2019 at 4:28 pm

    The City of Manchester, Iowa is accepting redevelopment proposals for the real property located at 424 South Brewer Street, Manchester, IA, legally described as:

    The South one half (S 1⁄2) of Lot Twenty-Eight (28) of A.R. Loomis Addition to Manchester, Iowa according to plat recorded I Book 15 L.D., Pages 410-411 in the office of the Delaware County Recorder (Parcel #630322207100).

    The property is zoned R1-70, Single-Family Low Density District.

    To view the interior of the property contact City Building Inspector Tim Heims at 563-920-0867 to arrange for an appointment.

    Requests for bid packets or questions should be directed to: Tim Vick, 563-927-3636, 208 E Main St, Manchester IA 52057. Email: tvick@mancheter-ia.org.

    Sealed bids must be turned in at City Hall by 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 1st.

    Download the proposal for more information. 

  •  Riverfront Park Grand Opening!
    Posted on 06/28/2019 at 1:11 pm

    The Riverfront Park Grand Opening will take place on Sunday, July 28th from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come celebrate the completion of the Riverfront Park along the Manchester Whitewater Park!

    Click here for more information!

  •  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

  • Manchester Nurse Charged with Stealing and Tampering with Drugs 07/17/2019
    A Manchester nurse has been charged with stealing and tampering with drugs. 31-year old Katie Boll appeared in federal court in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday. She is accused of acquiring drugs from patients in her [ MORE ]
    Janelle Tucker
  • Carl Raymond “Cub” Burger – Worthington 07/17/2019
    Carl Raymond “Cub” Burger, 73, of Worthington, Iowa passed away from natural causes Sunday, July 14, 2019, at his home.   Cub has donated his body to the University of Iowa, Department of Anatomy and [ MORE ]
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  • At Work Network 07/17/2019
    Congratulations to our newest At Work Network winner, Laura Weber, working at GNB Bank in Manchester! Laura was out today, so Allison Lynch accepted the cupcakes from Aunt Emmy’s, with the promise of saving one [ MORE ]
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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.