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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

City News

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.

Administrator's Weekly Memo - July 11, 2014

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.

Come and meet Ollie Octopus, the new furry mascot of AquaVentrue Water Park.   Read more in the May 30th Norfolk Insider.

The Public is invited to Memorial Day programs at the Vet's Home and Central Park.   Read more in the May 21st Norfolk Insider.

AquaVenture Water Park set to open May 24, 2014 with new operating hours.   Read more in the May 16th Norfolk Insider.

Norfolk Avenue between 18th and 27th streets will be closed Monday, May 19. Drivers will need to find a different route.  Read more in the May 15th Norfolk Insider.

Local businessman found guidance from members of the Small Business Resource Team (SRBT) based in Norfolk.  Read more in the May 14th Norfolk Insider.

Swimming lesson sign up is scheduled for May 20, 2014.  Read more in the May 13th Norfolk Insider.

City of Norfolk Managers tour NECC to learn more about NECC and to find ways to partner with them.  Read more in the May 12th Norfolk Insider.

Norfolk’s Little Sister of Liberty is back home in Central Park after a two year and $12,000 refurbishment project.  Read more in the May 11th Norfolk Insider.

The City of Norfolk is surveying area employers to identify their workforce needs.  Read more in the May 10th Norfolk Insider.

City of Norfolk Economic Development team is reaching out, to connect and grow established Norfolk area businesses.  Read more in the May 9th Norfolk Insider.

Work is being done on the trail from the Cowboy Trailhead in TaHaZouka Park to First St.  Read more in the May 8th Norfolk Insider.

Warm weather brings increased use of the City's dog park.  Read more in the May 7th Norfolk Insider.

A filter press was re-conditioned at the City of Norfolk Water Pollution Control Plant.  Read more in the May 6th Norfolk Insider.

National Drinking Water Week is a good time to review what the City is doing to make sure water is available to residents.  Read more in the May 5th Norfolk Insider.

Julie Drahota named as new City of Norfolk Housing Division Director.  Read more in the April 30th Norfolk Insider.

The City of Norfolk Economic Development Division is listing available commercial and industrial properties on-line.  Read more in the April 29th Norfolk Insider.

Beginning April 28, traffic may be reduced to one lane from 14th to 18th Streets on Norfolk Ave. The City recommends drivers use caution, allow extra time or use an alternate route during construction.  Read more in the April 28th Norfolk Insider.

The members of the first ever Norfolk 101: Citizens Academy recently told about their experiences.  Read more in the April 23rd Norfolk Insider.

Members of the Norfolk Youth Leadership Council along with some City of Norfolk Council pick up a total of 2.2 tons of trash.  Read more in the April 22nd Norfolk Insider.

Construction began on the first phase of the 1st Street overlay project. The City recommends drivers use caution, allow extra time or use an alternate route during construction.  Read more in the April 19th Norfolk Insider.

Work begans on Skyview Park stage canopy.  Read more in the April 18th Norfolk Insider.

Work began on the new trail that will extend from the Cowboy Trailhead along the Elkhorn River to First Street.  Read more in the April 16th Norfolk Insider.

Citizens need to be aware of street projects that will be ongoing from now through this September.  Read more in the April 9th Norfolk Insider.

New fans were installed at the Water Pollution Control plant to regulate the oxygen in the water so microorganisms can purify the water instead if using chemicals.  Read more in the April 8th Norfolk Insider.

A program on the Civilian Conservation Corps was given at the Norfolk Public Library.  Read 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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