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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

City News

The City of Norfolk held its Annual Employee Appreciation dinner on Tuesday. Four employees received Excellence Awards.  Read more in the December 17th Norfolk Insider.

Administrator's Weekly Memo - December 12, 2014

Five Years ago a 30,000 gallon propane tank was on fire with a risk of exploding. Fortunately a catastrophe was averted and we ended up with only a learning experience.  Read more in the December 8th Norfolk Insider.

The vacant and damaged Budget Inn is being demolished this week.  Read more in the December 4th Norfolk Insider.

A lot has changed in Mike Nuttelmann's 39 years of service with the Water Division. Read more in the December 2nd Norfolk Insider.

Give Blood and get a free pie. The American Red Cross, Norfolk Police Division and Perkins restaurant have partnered for a special blood drive. More in the November 25th Norfolk Insider.

The Small Business Resource Team is emphasizing dining at small locally owned restaurants in the November 24th (b) Norfolk Insider.

A brief explanation of the rights of the landlord and tenant are included in the November 24th Norfolk Insider

The City of Norfolk wins awards for the operation of and safety in the Water Pollution Control Plant for 10 years in a row.  Read more in the November 19th Norfolk Insider.

The Norfolk Tree Advisory Board offers tips to prepare a tree for winter.  Read more in the November 18th Norfolk Insider.

With America Recycles Day approaching, Solid Waste Supervisor Rob Mercer reminds Norfolk residents of the recyclable items that can be brought to the City’s Transfer Station.  Read more in the November 14th Norfolk Insider.

Magnolias Home Décor and Design, a Norfolk small business, will be celebrating Small Business Saturday.  Read more in the November 12th Norfolk Insider.

Renting or Leasing? The Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act governs oral and written agreements between landlords and tenants.  Read more in the November 10th Norfolk Insider.

Library expansion ballot issue passes but shoppers will not see sales tax increase for a while.  Read more in the November 5th Norfolk Insider.

City construction projects will end soon. As always, we ask drivers to use caution when driving in construction areas.  Read more in the November 5th Norfolk Insider.

Norfolk101: Citizens Academy concludes for the year.  Read more in the November 4th Norfolk Insider.

The City of Norfolk Snow and Ice Plan will be presented at the November 3rd Council Meeting.  Read more in the November 3rd Norfolk Insider.

The Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce encourages Business owners to attend Exporting 101 and learn how to market, sell and ship to customers worldwide.  Read more in the October 31st Norfolk Insider.

A façade improvement program has helped numerous businesses in downtown Norfolk put their best foot forward.  Read more in the October 24th Norfolk Insider.

A NCC Global Initiatives Program student from Denmark joins Norfolk 101 participants in tour of the Norfolk Fire Division.  Read more in the October 23rd Norfolk Insider.

Road construction continues on Prospect Ave between 4th and 6th streets and on Fifth Street from Monroe to Jackson Ave. Caution is advised when driving in construction areas.  Read more in the October 21st Norfolk Insider.

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.

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.

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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.

 

 

AquaVenture Gift Certificates

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Proposed Memorial Park plan
AquaVenture Gift Certificates and Season Pass Certificates are available to purchase at the Recreation Division, 309 N 5th Street.  For more details, please contact the Recreation Division at 402-844-2014.
  
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