Communications Office


Norfolk, Madison merge dispatch services

Oct 13, 2021

Exciting things are happening at the Norfolk Police Division. On October 5th what was implemented a year ago, came to fruition.

The City of Norfolk and Madison County have merged dispatch services. Norfolk Police Chief Don Miller says it’s not cheap to run a dispatch center, and this will ultimately save money…

Concrete Improvements Project Update

Oct 11, 2021

Work is continuing on concrete improvements throughout Norfolk. Repairs on Monroe Avenue from 15th to 16th Streets is slated to begin Monday, October 18th.


This is part of the concrete improvement project that’s been underway since the end of September. If there are any questions regarding the project, please contact the City of Norfolk Engineering Division at (402) 844-2020.

Downtown Signal Study

Oct 07, 2021

Norfolkans are being reminded of the signal study set to begin Friday. The City will be conducting the study over the next six months at two intersections on Norfolk Avenue in downtown Norfolk. 

Beginning Friday between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., the intersections at 2nd Street and Norfolk Avenue and 3rd Street and Norfolk Avenue will change to Four-Way Stop controlled intersections.  


Tax changes in recently annexed areas

Oct 06, 2021

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

On Monday October 4, 2021, the Norfolk City Council gave final approval to the annexation of various areas adjacent to Norfolk.  This will result in changes to taxation in these areas and questions have arisen as to the timing of these tax changes. 


Property tax levied in 2021, which is normally paid near the delinquent dates of May 1 and September…

Mill & Overlay Project Update Oct. 1

Oct 01, 2021

Project Background

Construction started on Thursday, September 16th. It is expected that all areas will be completed on or before October 14th.  The contractor has developed a detailed schedule for the work as outlined in the respective areas below. 

Updated Information on Overlay Areas

  • Norfolk Avenue from Cottonwood Street to east of flood control is now completed.
  • North…

7th Street Mill & Overlay Project Update

Sep 29, 2021


7th Street Mill & Overlay Project Update

Due to unforeseen storm sewer utility issues, 7th Street from Norfolk Avenue to Madison Avenue will be closed until approximately noon tomorrow, September 30th.  Please use alternate routes when traveling in this area of town, plan accordingly, drive safely, and thank you for your patience and cooperation.

 Contact Us: Engineering…

Budget Reflects Large Infrastructure Investments, Economic Growth

Sep 29, 2021

Earlier this month, the Norfolk City Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget. The budget document, which can be found on the City website, reflects significant budget growth, primarily due to large infrastructure and public improvement projects scheduled for construction in the next year. 

“This budget reflects a strong wave of growth and activity in the community,” Mayor Josh Moenning…

Norfolk Fire Division Receives Pro Patria Award

Sep 24, 2021



Street Repairs at 37th & Benjamin

Sep 24, 2021

Beginning Monday October 4, 2021, the east side of the intersection of 37th Street and Benjamin Avenue will be closed for concrete repairs. This closure will last approximately 14 days, depending on weather.

During construction drivers can use 36th Street and Mach 1 Drive as alternate routes; signage will be posted. NOTE: This closure is not for the entire intersection, ONLY the east side.


Project Update - Sanitary Sewer Replacement on 4th St.

Sep 22, 2021

The replacement of the sanitary sewer main on 4th Street from Monroe Avenue to Omaha Avenue began on September 13, 2021.  To provide adequate construction access and protect the public, 4th street from Monroe Avenue to Northwestern Avenue will be closed during the day, effective immediately. The west lane will be open in the evening after the daily construction is completed.  The project is expected…