News & Events

*** OPEN POSITION ** – We are looking for a 3rd Ward Alderperson starting April 2023 for a 2 year term. If you are interested in being a registered write-in please contact the City Clerk’s office. See map below….green area is 3rd Ward.

Snodeo at Bear Lake 2/18/23 & 2/19/23 – More Info…

STEP VOLUNTEERS: Senior citizens can save on their property taxes by volunteering in the schools through the Senior Tax Exchange Program. Contact Manawa School District at 920-596-2525 for more information.

Winter Parking Hours begin November 1, 2022.  No parking on city streets from 2:00am – 6:00am. 

Election Info

If you would like an absentee ballot mailed to you please contact the city clerk at 920-596-2577 or go online to to apply for an absentee ballot. 

Voting for the City of Manawa residents will be at the City Hall, 500 S. Bridge Street.  Polls will be open 7am – 8pm.

Remember to bring your photo ID along with you when you come to vote.

The Manawa Veterans Freedom Park SPLASH PAD is now CLOSED until the Friday before Memorial Day. When open it will run everyday from 10am – 8pm.

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

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.