Communications Office


W. Michigan Avenue & 8th Street Project Update Closure Notice

Jun 07, 2023

Work on 8th Street and Michigan Avenue is set to begin this week. The project includes the installation of storm drain, water, sanitary sewer, and street reconstruction.


Ta-Ha-Zouka Improvements Agreement Passed by Council

Jun 06, 2023

On Monday, the Norfolk City Council gave approval to an agreement with Norfolk Public Schools and Northeast Community College for improvements to Ta-Ha-Zouka Park. As part of the agreement, both schools are investing $400,000 as well as 50% of the operating costs towards their portion of their usage.

“Northeast Community College supports this collaborative engagement as our softball team…

Ribbon Cutting Planned for New Storywalk

Jun 01, 2023

A ribbon cutting celebration is being held Thursday, June 8th at 11:00 a.m. for the new library storywalk at Warren Cook Park in Norfolk. 

The storywalk is an outdoor reading experience where visitors can travel along the walking trail and stop at its stations to read a page of a children's book, finishing the entire story by the time they complete the trail. It's a wonderful way to promote…

Firework Stand Permit Deadline

May 31, 2023

For those wanting to open fireworks stands this season, the deadline to apply for a permit is quickly approaching.

According to the state fire marshal’s office, the retail stand permit application deadline for this year is June 8. After June 8, the retail stand permit application automatically shuts down and will prevent you from applying for, and the state from issuing, retail stand permits. 


Ta-Ha-Zouka Park Bridge Replacement

May 25, 2023

Work has begun on the Ta-Ha-Zouka Park bridge replacement project.

AquaVenture Opening Memorial Day Weekend

May 25, 2023

AquaVenture is set to open on Saturday, May 27, and the forecast looks promising for anxious swimmers! Starting Saturday, AquaVenture will be open daily from 11:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. weather permitting.

All pool passes are available to purchase on our online Active page HERE or at AquaVenture. The cost for a season pass is $100 for an individual pass and $220…

Sewer Lining Work to Begin

May 24, 2023

Sewer lining work is slated to begin Tuesday, May 30 on Omaha Avenue. The sewer pipe is being rehabbed with a cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP) method. CIPP is used to repair damaged or deteriorated sewer pipes without digging up the existing pipe or disrupting roads, driveways, sidewalks, or landscaping. 

Work will take place from Earl May to Milk Specialties over a 4-week period and the outside…

Artwork Placed at Roundabout

May 19, 2023
Jan Einspahr, President of the Norfolk Public Arts Council, and City Parks and Recreation Staff next…

Benjamin Avenue May Update

May 16, 2023

Assistant City Engineer Anna Allen provides an update on the Benjamin Avenue Improvement Project.