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Temporary Closure of 1st Street

May 24, 2024

Beginning Tuesday, May 28 North 1st Street will be closed from Norfolk Avenue to Prospect Avenue to repair damage caused by a vehicle accident. 

Work is anticipated to last a week. Thank you for your patience and cooperation. If you have any questions, please contact the Engineering Division at 402-844-2020.

2024 AquaVenture Season Begins Saturday

May 23, 2024

AquaVenture opens Memorial Day weekend, and Summer Recreation Camps are underway!
 

TIF Report Delivered to Public, City Council

May 23, 2024

At Monday’s City Council meeting, Randy Gates, the City of Norfolk’s finance officer, delivered a detailed report to citizens, the mayor and city council on the City’s past and current use of Tax Increment Financing, or TIF.  State law requires such a report be presented each calendar year. 

“Nebraska statutes only allow TIF for redevelopment projects that are not economically feasible…

Open House to Discuss Police Expansion and Street Repairs

May 15, 2024

An open house is scheduled for Tuesday, May 21, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Norfolk City Council Chambers to discuss the police station expansion project and street repairs.

City staff and elected officials will be available to address any questions you may have and discuss the potential funding option recommended by a citizens advisory committee to include a half-cent sales tax increase…

Intersection Closure Begins Next Week

May 13, 2024

Beginning the week of May 20, the intersection of South 4th Street and Monroe Avenue will be closed to through traffic due to sanitary sewer installation. 

The closure is expected to last approximately 7 days, weather dependent, with all efforts made to expedite the completion of the project and minimize disruptions to residents in the area.

During this period, motorists will need…

Hydrant Flushing Week 4

May 10, 2024

The Norfolk Water Division began their annual water main flushing program on April 15th, 2024. Flushing will be done during the evening and overnight hours beginning at 8:30 PM and concluding at 6:30 AM the following day. Flushing will begin Sunday evening and conclude Thursday morning. No flushing will be performed on Thursday, Friday or Saturday evenings. It is estimated that the flushing program…

700 Block of Norfolk Avenue Closed to Traffic

May 09, 2024

The 700 block of Norfolk Avenue has been temporarily closed to ensure public safety following a building collapse.

The closure is expected to remain in effect until further notice. Motorists are advised to avoid the area until clearance is granted by the authorities.

Updates regarding the situation will be provided as soon as they become available.

1 & 6 Year Street Improvement Plan Open House

May 07, 2024

An informational meeting will be held on Monday, May 13, 2024 at the Norfolk Public Library, 308 Prospect Avenue, Norfolk, Nebraska, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. to gather community input on the City of Norfolk One & Six Year Street Improvement Plan.

If you have any questions, please contact Engineering at 402-844-2020.

Whitewater Project Provides Training Opportunity

May 03, 2024

Norfolk Fire dived into unique training waters as they gear up for the City's upcoming North Fork Whitewater Park project. With construction underway, the Norfolk Fire Division took to the north fork of the Elkhorn…

Mayor Moenning Proclaims May 1, 2024, Loyalty Day

May 01, 2024

Mayor Josh Moenning has proclaimed May 1, 2024, as Loyalty Day in Norfolk. A full evening of activities is set to take place today, beginning at 5:00 at the Norfolk VFW!

Check out the Norfolk VFW's Loyalty Day…