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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

City News

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

Norfolk Fire Division has new technology for fighting fires.  More in the March 30th Norfolk Insider.

Norfolk elected officials renewed support for law enforcement following comments by State Senator Ernie Chambers.  More in the March 27th (b) Norfolk Insider.

Learn about a Northeast Nebraska Community Tree Information Meeting held recently in the March 27th Norfolk Insider.

Norfolk firefighters maintain their skills by practicing a ventilation entry search.  Read more in the March 26th Norfolk Insider.

Plan now for the arrival of the Emerald Ash Borer beetle.  Learn how in the March 25th (b) Norfolk Insider.

The Norfolk Public Library offers a one day pass to visit the Elkhorn Valley Museum.  Read more in the March 25th Norfolk Insider.

Signs of Emerald Ash Borer beetle damage are described in the March 24th Norfolk Insider.

The Emerald Ash Borer beetle is a threat to 19% of Norfolk's trees.  Read more in the March 23rd (b) Norfolk Insider.

The intersection at Prospect Ave and 7th St will be temporarily closed for improvements. Travelers in that area are asked to plan accordingly.  Read more in the March 23rd Norfolk Insider.

A brief explanation of the rights of the landlord and tenant is included in the March 19th Norfolk Insider.

Half cent sales tax increase passed by voters in November will take effect April 1.  Read more in the March 16th Norfolk Insider.

Tree Care Workshop to be held for area Tree Boards.  Read more in the March 9th Norfolk (b) Insider.

The old City Council Chambers building is for sale.  Read more in the March 9th Norfolk Insider.

City's biosolids used as fertilizer.  Read more in the March 5th Norfolk Insider.

City staff participate in Norfolk101:Academy sessions.  Read more in the March 4th Norfolk Insider.

City of Norfolk Water staff recognized for their help in restoring water service in Pilger after the June 2014 tornados. Read more in the March 3rd (b) Norfolk Insider.

The Mayor credits the entire community's economic development efforts for Norfolk's recertification as an "Economic Development Community". Read more in the March 3rd Norfolk Insider.

The benefits of proper planning for planting a tree is explained in the March 2nd Norfolk Insider.

Read the "ABCs" of the City of Norfolk Codes Division, in the February 26th Norfolk Insider, before taking on fixup or construction projects this spring.

A new phone system was recently installed which serves all city offices. Read more in the February 20th Norfolk Insider.

Don't get a ticket after the next snowstorm! Learn about all the ways to be notified of a Snow Emergency in the February 18th Norfolk Insider.

Area representatives will attend the "Hiring Our Heros" job fair in Bellevue.  Read more in the February 13th Norfolk Insider.

The bridge on Eisenhower Avenue is closed until further notice due to recent damage.  Read more in the February 4th (b) Norfolk Insider.

Tejas Tubular plant construction timeline adjusted with all parties still committed.   Read more in the February 4th Norfolk Insider.

Two Norfolk Fire Division employees were recently promoted to fill the positions left by those who were promoted to other divisions within the City.  Read more in the February 3rd Norfolk Insider.

The City installed a new pet crematorium at the transfer station.  Read more in the January 28th Norfolk Insider.

Police Chief Bill Mizner reminds drivers that the use of a turn signal is required when in a roundabout.  Read more in the January 23rd Norfolk Insider.

The City Auditorium will be the base for Mennonite Disaster Service teams who will build 5 new houses for families whose homes were destroyed by the tornados in Pilger.  Read more in the January 21st Norfolk Insider.

Experience as a Fire Division Captain and Paramedic and serving in the National Guard will serve Lyle Lutt well in his new position as the City of Norfolk Risk Manager.  Read more in the January 19th Norfolk Insider.

A portion of historic Johnson Park in Norfolk is about to get a facelift due to a Nebraska Game and Parks Grant.  Read more in the January 16th Norfolk Insider.

Data collected in the Norfolk Avenue Bridge Study will make sure the bridge is built to support busy traffic and heavy loads.  Read more in the January 13th 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
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.
  
Norfolk has been rated the 98th best place to live in the nation and Madison County has been rated the 2nd best place for jobs in the nation by CNNMoney.com.
 
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