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309 N 5th St, Norfolk, NE 68701
Phone: (402) 844-2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

City News

The Mayor regularly meets with area mayors to share what is going on in their communities.  Read more in the October 17th Norfolk Insider.

Norfolk 101: Citizens Academy members learn about housing programs, economic development and tour the Kensington.  Read more in the October 15th Norfolk Insider.

New ball fields and other improvements completed this year at Ta-Ha-Zouka park.  Read more in the October 14th Norfolk Insider.

Learn more about the proposal to renovate and expand the library at a town hall meeting on Tuesday, October 21.  Read more in the October 14th Norfolk Insider.

Removing leaves, twigs and other yard waste this fall will decrease the amount of fungi and molds next year.  Read more in the October 13th Norfolk Insider.

Jim Dooley takes on the position of Operations Manager for the City of Norfolk.  Read more in the October 9th Norfolk Insider.

The Norfolk Library Foundation book sale is a great opportunity to get a good deal on a book.  Read more in the October 9th Norfolk Insider.

The Norfolk Public Library has a 21st century reference desk with access to print, computer database and Internet resources.  Read more in the October 6th Norfolk Insider.

Norfolk Public Library staff and Library Foundation representatives are available to give presentations on a proposed half cent sales tax increase for library expansion.  Read more in the October 3rd Norfolk Insider.

Please be aware of City of Norfolk signage policies when placing political signs for the general election.  Read more in the October 2nd Norfolk Insider.

Administrator's Weekly Memo - September 26, 2014

City of Norfolk Water/Sewer Director demonstrates to students how many paper products do not break down in the sewer system.  Read more in the September 25th Norfolk Insider.

The Mayor's Diversity Discussion Group was a success.  Read more in the September 24th Norfolk Insider.

Sewer Work will begin Monday Sept 22 in Southwest Norfolk. Some traffic distruption is expected.  Read more in the September 19th Norfolk Insider.

The Norfolk Tree Advisory Board presents the 2014 Green Leaf Award.  Read more in the September 19th Norfolk Insider.

The Mayor’s Diversity Discussion Group will meet September 22, 2014.  Read more in the September 12th Norfolk Insider.

Norfolk received the “Community of the Year Award” at the 7th Annual Nebraska Diplomats Passport Weekend.  Read more in the September 12th Norfolk Insider.

Proposed City budget allows the City to continue to provide needed services to a growing community.  Read more in the September 9th Norfolk Insider.

Updates to Ta-Ha-Zouka Park continue with the renovation of the park's entrance sign.  Read more in the September 9th Norfolk Insider.

The City and the owner of the damaged Budget Inn Hotel work out agreement for demolition.  Read more in the August 28th Norfolk Insider.

Norfolk Police assist several stalled motorists on flooded streets due to heavy rain.  Read more in the August 27th Norfolk Insider.

Norfolk City Officials and staff took the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS and challenge the City of Columbus to do the same.  Read more in the August 22nd Norfolk Insider.

Prospect Ave from 7th St to Iron Horse Dr will be closed starting Friday for street reconstruction. Drivers should plan an alternate route.  Read more in the August 21st Norfolk Insider.

City of Norfolk Mayor, City Council and Division Managers are taking the Ice Bucket Challenge.  Read more in the August 21st Norfolk Insider.

Norfolk Law Enforcement take on the ice bucket challenge.  Read more in the August 20th Norfolk Insider.

Construction work on the trail east of Riverside and Georgia will close the pedestrian bridge for 2 to 3 days.  Read more in the August 20th Norfolk Insider.

Citizens will vote on a sales tax increase for the expansion of the Norfolk Public Library.  Read more in the August 19th Norfolk Insider.

The swimming season is winding down at AquaVenture Water Park.  Updated hours and dates are listed in the August 8th Norfolk Insider.

The newest city council member, Corey Granquist, is collecting signatures to run for an open seat on the council this November.  Read more in the August 6th Norfolk Insider.

Registrations are now being taken for Norfolk 101:Citizens Academy, a program for citizens to learn more about the City of Norfolk.  Read more in the July 30th Norfolk Insider.

A six week construction project is planned for 5th St from Madison Ave to Phillip Ave. Travelers in that area will want to plan an alternate route.  Read more in the July 29th Norfolk Insider.

City of Norfolk water customers have another water source with the completion of the secondary water main from the West Water Plant.  Read more in the July 28th Norfolk Insider.

Norfolk’s first bike lane on Third Street will connect with trail to YMCA.  Read more in the July 25th Norfolk Insider.

Science experiments are part of the "Fizz, Boom, Read" summer reading program at the Norfolk Public Library.  Read more in the July 23rd Norfolk Insider.

The Norfolk Area Small Business Resource Team received $25,000 to help support new and existing small businesses.  Read more in the July 22nd Norfolk Insider.

The AquaVenture Water Park has been busy even with the cooler weather this summer.  Read more in the July 22nd Norfolk Insider.

Police Chief Mizner lists five items to check before driving a hail damaged vehicle.  Read more in the July 14th Norfolk Insider.

City of Norfolk Officials issue statement on parade entry.  Read more in the July 7th Norfolk Insider.

City of Norfolk Water Department issues Public Notice regarding Norfolk's water quality.  Read more in the July 7th Norfolk Insider.

The new Elkhorn River Trail held a grand opening.  Read more in the July 2nd Norfolk Insider.

Corey Granquist has been appointed to replace Dale Coy as Ward 1 City Council representative.  Read more in the July 1st Norfolk Insider.

Register now for Lifeguard certification classes at AquaVenture Water Park beginning July 14.  Read more in the June 26th Norfolk Insider.

Join us at "Take A Walk in the Park Day" the grand opening of the Elkhorn River trail, in TaHaZouka park with prizes and giveaways, on July 1.  Read more in the June 25th Norfolk Insider.

The Junior Lifeguarding program for youth ages 10-15 will be offered again this year.  Read more in the June 22nd Norfolk Insider.

Citizens are advised to use caution and to find alternate routes as work resumes on Norfolk streets.  Read more in the June 21st Norfolk Insider.

Water employees from three area towns were in Pilger Tuesday to make sure that clean water was quickly available.  Read more in the June 20th Norfolk Insider.

Volunteers are needed to help in the recovery effort in Pilger, Nebraska.  Read more in the June 19th Norfolk Insider.

Several divisions of the City of Norfolk extend help to Pilger and Stanton during and after recent devastating storms.  Read more in the June 18th Norfolk Insider.

Persons interested in representing Ward 1 on the Norfolk City Council have a number of opportunities to do so.  Read more in the June 17th Norfolk Insider.

The bridge is placed on the walking trail from 13th street to 1st street in Ta-Ha-Zouka park.   Read more in the June 12th Norfolk Insider.

Dale Coy steps down as City Council Member to pursue a position in the City of Norfolk Parks Division.   Read more in the June 10th Norfolk Insider.

Wednesday, June 11 will be Teen Night at AquaVenture Water Park with a DJ, drawings, inflatables, water walking balls, and games!   Read more in the June 9th Norfolk Insider.

Companies that are not based in Norfolk need to be registered as a licensed contractor or purchase a permit from the City of Norfolk if they want to do roof or siding repair in the city.   Read more in the June 5th Norfolk Insider.

City of Norfolk officials recommend that you get the damage from Monday’s hail storm repaired as quickly as possible while also taking some precautions.   Read more in the June 4th Norfolk Insider.

With the prediction for severe weather today, Norfolk citizens are asked to be on the alert and make plans now for what to do in a storm warning.   Read more in the June 3rd Norfolk Insider.

It’s time for spring cleaning at the City of Norfolk Water Pollution Control (WPC) Plant.   Read more in the June 1st Norfolk Insider.

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Current Projects and Information

The Norfolk Public Library is now offering free on-line training on Microsoft Office, Windows and many other subjects.

City Council Meetings are now streamed live on the Internet so you can watch them on your computer.  Click "City Meetings" under Quick Links, then click "Live Video of City Council Meeting"

Free public Wi-Fi Internet access is now available at the Public Library, the Council Chambers, and at Memorial Field.

 

 

Norfolk 101: Citizen's Academy

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