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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

City News

Unclaimed property will be sold at auction at the Police Station on July 9, 2015.  Read more in the July 1st Norfolk Insider.

City of Norfolk Fire Marshal Terry Zwiebel does all he can to prevent injuries at fireworks stands.  Read more in the June 26th (b) Norfolk Insider.

A special "Walk the Trails Day" is planned for July 1 with free lunch and prizes to the first walkers.  Read more in the June 26th Norfolk Insider.

Norfolk Police remind people to watch where they are placing their yard sale signs.  Read more in the June 24th Norfolk Insider.

The public is invited to a town hall meeting concerning the sale of City Auditorium.  Read more in the June 23rd Norfolk Insider.

Police Officer, Gary Krueger, retires after 32 years of service to Norfolk citizens.  Read more in the June 22nd Norfolk Insider.

Public comment period on the Riverfront Trail Project through Johnson Park has been extended until July 6.  Read more in the June 19th Norfolk Insider.

AquaVenture will be closed for a private party after 4pm on June 27.  Read more in the June 18th (b) Norfolk Insider.

New Kensington apartments will soon be available.  Read more in the June 18th Norfolk Insider.

The Parks Division is giving away extra canna lily bulbs.  Read more in the June 17th Norfolk Insider.

AquaVenture is offering swimming lessons in July for those who are ages 16 and above.  Read more in the June 15th Norfolk Insider.

John Laskowski will present his "Bizarre Deceptions" Magic Show at the Library.  Read more in the June 8th (b) Norfolk Insider.

Details of the City's Youth Lifeguard Training Program are in the June 8th Norfolk Insider.

After almost 40 years, Randy Vesley retires from Fire Department.  Read more in the June 5th Norfolk Insider.

A public meeting concerning the proposed Johnson Park trail project will be held June 11.  Read more in the June 3rd Norfolk Insider.

Residents are reminded to keep grass clippings off of streets and sidewalks.  Read more in the June 2nd Norfolk Insider.

City Office building gets new shingles after damage from last year's hail storm.  Read more in the May 28th Norfolk Insider.

New police officer, Derek Fryer, voted outstanding student at academy.  Read more in the May 27th Norfolk Insider.

Due to cooler weather AquaVenture Water Park will be opening on Memorial Day.  Read more in the May 21st Norfolk Insider.

Sand and gravel collected and cleaned at the wastewater plant is used for road projects.  Read more in the May 20th Norfolk Insider.

Questions concerning ending a lease are answered in the May 15th Norfolk Insider.

Learn how and when to sign up for swimming lessons in the May 13th Norfolk Insider.

Norfolk High School Honor Society donates a tree as a legacy of their senior year.  Read more in the May 12th Norfolk Insider.

The public is invited to participate in a friendly "Battle of the Badges" competition between the police and fire divisions to see who can bring in more blood donors.  Read more in the May 11th (b) Norfolk Insider.

May 11-15 is Mango Week! Mango Languages is an interactive website that uses video, audio, and on-screen cues to help you learn a new language. Stop by the library to try Mango and register for some great prizes!  Read more in the May 11th Norfolk Insider.

The City of Norfolk Trail Advisory Board is sponsoring a “Name the Trail” event for Norfolk’s newest trail.   Read more in the May 7th (b) Norfolk Insider.

Read about a new proposed use of the Norfolk City Auditorium in the May 7th Norfolk Insider.

Celebrate Water Week with a cold glass of water and a tour of the City's Water Treatment plant.   Read more in the May 4th Norfolk Insider.

Trail to Veterans Memorial Park from the east is nearing completion.  Read more in the April 30th Norfolk Insider.

Norfolk Police request that owners properly store inoperable vehicles per City Code Section 17-27.  Read more in the April 29th Norfolk Insider.

A tree was planted at Skyview Park in honor of Arbor Day.  Read more in the April 27th (b) Norfolk Insider.

Officials from the Norfolk Fire Division and 6 other agencies participated in disaster drill.  Read more in the April 27th Norfolk Insider.

Street sweepers are necessary for a clean city, but are not meant to pick up lawn clippings and other trash.  Read more in the April 22nd Norfolk Insider.

Norfolk Introduces the new 'Tree Bud' program.  Learn how to become a 'Tree Bud' in the April 21st (b) Norfolk Insider.

City of Norfolk accepts $500,000 loan payoff which can be used to promote more housing in Norfolk.  Read more in the April 21st Norfolk Insider.

Mayor Fuchtman will plant a tree at Skyview Park to celebrate Arbor Day.  Read more in the April 20th Norfolk Insider.

Red Cross postpones plans to distribute smoke alarms.  Read more in the April 16th (b) Norfolk Insider.

Police Division asks citizens not to call 9-1-1 to report power outages.  Read more in the April 16th Norfolk Insider.

Norfolk recognized for efforts to plant and care for trees.  Read more in the April 15th (b) Norfolk Insider.

Transfer Station receives grant for lift gate to be used in transporting recycled latex paint.  Read more in the April 15th Norfolk Insider.

Norfolk city parks officially open April 15. Read more in the April 14th (b) Norfolk Insider.

Corrected phone number for more information on free smoke alarms is in the April 14th Norfolk Insider.

Emergency personnel will practice disease outbreak protocol in a disaster drill to be held Friday, April 24.  Read more in the April 13th Norfolk Insider.

American Red Cross partners with Norfolk Fire Reserves to distribute free smoke alarms.  Read more in the April 10th Norfolk Insider.

Opportunities to live downtown are expanding in Norfolk. Read more in the April 9th Norfolk Insider.

Norfolk representatives talked to military veterans at a recent “Hiring Our Heroes” job fair about the opportunities of working in Northeast Nebraska. Read more in the April 7th Norfolk Insider.

The testing of the City's outdoor warning sirens will begin Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 9:00 am. Read more in the April 6th Norfolk Insider.

Dog owners are reminded to clean up after their pets in the April 2nd (b) Norfolk Insider.

Sean Soderberg was recently selected American Legion Post 16 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.  More in the April 2nd 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.

 

 

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Proposed Memorial Park plan
FYI - AquaVenture will be closed for a private party after 4 pm June 27.  Sign up for an age 16 and older adult swimming class!  Don’t miss family nights - June 19, July 18 and August 7!
 
  
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