News Flash

Posted on: November 3, 2023

CORRECTION: Keats Sewer Update

commuity lagoon in Leonardville

An article appearing in the 11/1/2023 print edition of the Manhattan Mercury contained incorrect information about the Keats Sewer Project. The article claimed the total cost of the project increased to $16,000 and that “the plan is to connect K...

Read on...

Planning & Development
Posted on: October 25, 2023

October 25 - Comprehensive Planning Process Update

photo of woman speaking in front of a small crowd

Public Meetings

As of Wednesday, October 25th, we’ve held 6 of the 11 scheduled community meetings to share information about the comprehensive planning process. Participation numbers have been impressive, with 10-30 people attending each meeting. (Trust m...

Read on...

Planning & Development
Posted on: August 7, 2023

Keats Sewer Project Update

commuity lagoon in Leonardville

This brief update is intended to provide clarity to some information published in a recent newspaper article about the Keats sewer benefit district, published July 24, 2023. 

First, it is important to clarify that during the July 24 meeting, the B...

Read on...

Planning & Development
Posted on: July 18, 2023

Riley County community invited to share input for the future

rolling prairie at sunset with superimposed Riley County logo

Take the Survey HERE

It takes about 10 minutes to complete and will be open until at least December 1, 2023. 

Updating the Comprehensive Plan

(RILEY COUNTY, KS – July 18, 2023) People who live or work in Riley County are asked to participa...

Read on...

Comprehensive Plan 2040 Planning & Development
Posted on: April 12, 2023

Riley County Planning Board/Board of Zoning Appeals recommends denial of request to build substation

stone building with blue sky background

(Riley County, KS – April 12, 2023) More than 90 people attended Monday’s Riley County Planning Board/Board of Zoning Appeals (PB/BZA) meeting to share their input about a proposed electrical substation to be built in the Ashland Township near Konza Prair...

Read on...

Planning & Development