News & Events

6/17/2022 – Due to the storm the city will be picking up brush in the city limits. Please put your brush out to the curb. Pieces can not be longer than 6 feet. Place parallel with the curb. If you have a lot we request that you make multiple piles. Avoid making piles higher than 3 feet high. Currently there is no set date of when the pickup will end. Thank you for your cooperation with this.

City Of Manawa Newsletter…….June 2022

I hope everyone is enjoying the start of their summer.  So many things are happening around the Manawa area so head out to enjoy them and don’t forget to help support all the businesses in Manawa.  They help make our community! 

  • Check out the Rodeo this year with performances June 30 – July 2.  The rodeo parade will be July 2nd  starting at 10am. 
  • The Stampede Walk/Run will be on July 2nd  starting from Lindsay Park at 7:30am. 
  • Also the Friday Night Car Shows sponsored by the Downtown Revitalization Committee are back.  They will be every Friday in July on Union Street from 5pm-8pm. 
  • The Bloodmobile will be at the City Hall on July 18th
  • Aftershock Smokers will be sponsoring a movie in Lindsay Park July 9th at 7pm. 
  • Sturm Memorial Library will be hosting a Concert in the Park at the Veterans Freedom Park on July 26th
  • August 4th.  5pm to 8pm – City will be hosting Manawa Night Out in Lindsay Park.  Come see the Manawa Police Dept., Fire Dept., Ambulance Dept., Waupaca County Sheriff Dept. and ThedaStar.  We will have Sizzlin’ Sonny DJ, balloon animals, kids games and food cooked and served by the City Council members.  You will also get a chance to meet the new Manawa Police Chief.  Watch the City of Manawa Facebook for more info. 
  • Manawa Area Veterans Freedom Park splash pad is open 7 days a week from 10am – 8pm.  Please considerate of the groups that have reserved the shelterhouse this summer. 


–  Please remember to cut your grass and weeds. The city ordinance does not allow your grass and weeds to grow above 8 inches.  Please be so kind as to take care of any weeds around mailboxes, signs, poles, against buildings, or overgrown flower beds.  Also please do not blow your grass clippings out into the streets.  The grass clippings clog the storm sewer system.  Thank you for your cooperation with this. 

–  All dogs in the City of Manawa need to have tags.  Tags for dogs that are not spayed or neutered dogs are $8.00.  Dogs that are spayed/neutered the tags are $3.00.  These tags help us locate you, the owner, if your dog is running loose.  Remember to clean up after your dog while out walking.   

–  Brush pickup will be July 11th, August 1st , September 6th, October 3rd .  Please have your brush out to the curb before the morning of pickup.  Pieces of brush cannot be any longer than 6 feet.  Pieces longer than that will not be picked up.  Place your brush parallel with the curb. 

–  The end of August the city crew will be going around and cutting back tree branches in the right of way.  If you do not want the city to cut yours on your property please have them trimmed before we go through. 

–  The middle of September we will be flushing hydrants again.  The water may be discolored after flushing.  Please run your water until the discoloring is gone. 

–  Primary Election will be August 9th.  Polls will be open 7am – 8pm.  Please remember to bring in a photo ID.  Absentee voting in the city clerk’s office starts July 26th.  You can request an absentee ballot by mail starting June 23rd

Happy 4th of July and I hope you all have a great rest of summer.  Enjoy your time with family and friends.  If you have any questions at all please call us at the City Hall 596-2577.  We are always more than willing to answer any questions you have.  Thank you for being a part of Manawa!

The Splash Pad at the Manawa Area Veterans Freedom Park will be open on Friday, May 27, 2022. Click here for more info.

We now accept credit and debit cards at the City of Manawa for: (for more info click here)
  • Water and Sewer payments
  • Taxes (paid between December 1st and January 31st)
  • Dog licenses
  • Building permits
  • Police fees:  parking tickets, vehicle lockout fees, police service fees and misc. fees

Go to the website:


In the PAY LOCATION CODE (PLC) box type City of Manawa

Select type of payment and hit Continue


To see the UTV and ATV rules and regulations for the City of Manawa click here.

If you are interested in hosting an event on city property or closing a street please contact City Hall at 920-596-2577 or click here to see the City of Manawa Special Events Packet.

Lindsay Park rental info

Manawa Area Veterans Freedom Park rental info

Brush Pickup – The City of Manawa picks up brush the 1st Monday of every month starting in May – October.  Please have your brush at the curb before that Monday morning .  The brush must be no longer than 6 feet and placed in piles no bigger than 6′ long x 3′ wide. Please place brush  horizontal with the curb.

Burning – Yard waste can be burned in the months of April-May and October-November.  Burning hours are 6pm – 10pm. Piles can not be any larger than 3 feet wide x 3 feet high.  Residents need to follow burning condition restrictions set by Wisconsin DNR. Follow this link for restrictions

Winter Parking Hours begin November 1st through April 1st and are between the hours of 2:00am – 6:00am.

Election News:  In order to vote you must show a PHOTO ID.  To see acceptable forms of photo ID click here.   For more election information view this website –  Wisconsin Elections Commission website.

City Council meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of every month at 6:00pm at the Manawa Municipal Building.  The meetings are open to the public.