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Skate Park Rules Outlined

Sep 25, 2020

Monday night the Norfolk City Council voted to approve Ordinance No. 5694 amending Section 18-17 of the City Code to amend the rules and regulations for the operation and utilization of Norfolk Skate Park. The major takeaways from the ordinance are provided below.

·       Only skateboards, in-line skates and BMX bikes (pegs not allowed) are permitted to use the facility.

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Road Closure Due to Construction

Sep 21, 2020

Construction is taking place at the 100 block of South 18th Street, as a result the road will be closed between Norfolk and Madison Avenue during business hours Tuesday through Thursday. Thank you for your patience during this time.

Square Turn Blvd to be Closed to Thru Traffic

Sep 17, 2020

Square Turn Blvd will be closed from Grant Avenue to Wilson Avenue starting on Monday September 21, 2020 for construction of a paved city street. Construction is expected to last 6-8 weeks. If there are any questions or concerns about the project, please contact the City of Norfolk Engineering Division at (402) 844-2020.

ELVPHD & the City of Norfolk Remind Residents to Still Use Caution

Sep 16, 2020

Since August 1st, Madison County has experienced over a 76% increase in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases. This includes 132 new positive cases in just the past 14 days, which ranks Madison as 5th highest among all 93 counties in Nebraska over this time period. This rate of increase, understandably, has City and Public Health Officials concerned. “We haven’t seen this rate of increase since…

City of Norfolk, Nebraska - Annual Budget

Sep 16, 2020

The City of Norfolk, Nebraska held work sessions on Tuesday, July 21, 2020; Thursday, July 23, 2020; and Tuesday, July 28, 2020, to review the FY 2020-2021 budget requests.  All sessions were held in the City Council Chambers at the City Administration Building, 309 N 5th Street, Norfolk, Nebraska.

The Mayor and City Council held a public hearing on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at 5:30 p.m.…

Community Survey

Sep 15, 2020

We are seeking your input and creative ideas for improving your community! The City of Norfolk is partnering with Kansas State University Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) and the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional and Community Planning to generate ideas for revitalization of underutilized areas in Norfolk. 

One group of university students will focus on property…

ALLO BRINGS FIBER INTERNET, TV, AND PHONE TO NORFOLK

Sep 11, 2020

ALLO Communications announced expansion of service in Norfolk, Nebraska, to provide business and residential customers with an all-fiber network for Internet, TV, and Phone solutions.


ALLO will work closely with NPPD and the City of Norfolk to build the network. “We will introduce the Norfolk community to an attractive competitive choice for communications and entertainment services…

Fire Training Planned Near Ta-Ha-Zouka Park

Sep 10, 2020

The Norfolk Fire Division will be conducting live fire training on Sunday, September 13th at a residential dwelling located at 2310 South 5th Street, which is immediately adjacent to Ta-Ha-Zouka Park.  The training activity, which will begin around 7:00 a.m. Sunday morning and will last into the afternoon, as Norfolk and other area departments work together to enhance their firefighting skills and…

Norfolk Solar Facility to Begin Operation in Late 2021

Aug 19, 2020

Norfolk, Neb. – The sun is shining on the City of Norfolk as it will be the latest Nebraska municipality to become part of Nebraska Public Power District’s (NPPD) SunWise Community Solar program. There will be an added aspect of the project for NPPD with the installation of a battery energy storage system (BESS) that will be tied to the solar array as a demonstration project.

NPPD plans…

Ribbon Cutting Planned for New Skate Park

Aug 18, 2020

A ribbon cutting celebration is being held Saturday, August 22nd at 10:00 a.m. for the new skate park in Norfolk. Live demos will be performed by local skaters, BMX riders, and rollerbladers following the remarks.

The skate park design was created by Spohn Ranch in collaboration with local users through a series of design workshops. The park features a kidney bowl, a variety of street elements,…