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Water Main Break May Cause Discolored Water

Nov 30, 2022

The City of Norfolk experienced a water main break on Benjamin Avenue Tuesday night. Due to the break you may experience discolored water. The water is bacteria free and safe for use.  

City staff will be flushing hydrants in affected areas Wednesday, November 30. Please contact the Water Division, 402-844-2210, if you experience any discolored water. 

Check Presentation Recognizes Beautification Efforts

Nov 22, 2022
Lower Elkhorn NRD Board of Director Mark Hall and Nathan Powell, Parks and Recreation Director
 

The…

Take Part in Small Business Saturday

Nov 21, 2022

November 26 is Small Business Saturday, a nationwide event sponsored by American Express that encourages people to seek out and shop at small, local businesses. The Norfolk Area Business Resource Network is inviting you to participate in a fun shopping experience, while supporting those local small businesses.

Small businesses in Nebraska form the backbone of the economy, nearly 100% of…

Norfolk Water Pollution Control Honored

Nov 17, 2022

 The Norfolk Water Pollution Control (WPC) Plant was recognized for its work at the annual Nebraska Water Environment Association (NWEA) fall conference earlier this month.

The WPC Plant received the Scott Wilber Award – Best in Class Medium Size Facility. The award is given for outstanding operations and maintenance of a wastewater treatment facility.

Norfolk WPC was also honored…

Construction to Begin on First Street

Nov 09, 2022

Beginning Monday, November 14, a portion of 1st Street will close for the demolition and construction of the 1st Street Bridge.  The full closure will be between Braasch Avenue and Prospect Avenue.  

The area will be accessible to local traffic and construction traffic only.  1st Street is expected to re-open to traffic in summer of 2023.

Attached is a map showing the location of…

Norfolk Welcomes Name Brand Retail Additions to Local Economy

Nov 02, 2022

Today the ownership of the Sunset Plaza in Norfolk announced, in conjunction with the City of Norfolk, new store additions coming to the mall facility. 

“Norfolk’s growth and vibrancy motivated us to invest in the community and help deliver new offerings to its strong retail market,” said Andres Sevilla, founder and CEO of North King’s Highway LLC, which acquired the Sunset Plaza last December.…

Benjamin Avenue November Update

Nov 01, 2022

The public is invited to a Benjamin Avenue Improvement Project update Wednesday, November 9 at the Norfolk City Council Chambers (309 North 5th Street) from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Representatives from BX-Civil & Construction and the City will be on hand to share current progress and answer questions.

Attendees are asked to park on the west side of the Administration Building and enter…

Work Coming Along on North Fork Project

Oct 27, 2022

Left to right: Pat Boyle, Tony Emme, John Prouty, Todd Waldera- General Manager of Spencer Quarries,…

Norfolk Middle School Traffic Update

Oct 26, 2022

Beginning Monday, October 31, 2022, all lanes on Benjamin Avenue will be open to traffic from Andrews Drive east to 1st Street. School drop turn lanes will be open as well. See the traffic simulators below and map of the drop off.

AM Traffic…

Proper Yard Sign Placement in Norfolk

Oct 24, 2022

With election season underway, it’s understandable people want to support the races. Still, it’s important to remember the requirements when using yard signs to advertise an event or candidate. 

Section 27-323 of City of Norfolk ordinance states that a sign cannot be placed in any public right-of-way which means not in any park, terrace (the area between the sidewalk and the street), roundabout…