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PSA– Outdoor Warning/Severe Weather Sirens

Apr 29, 2024

After the recent severe weather threats our area received, there have been some questions regarding outdoor warning sirens. Back in 2021, the National Weather Service made a change in storm classifications, which in part affect when outdoor warning sirens are activated.  In an effort to warn citizens earlier to give more time to seek shelter, counties throughout Nebraska made changes, as well, including…

Hydrant Flushing Week 2

Apr 25, 2024

The Norfolk Water Division began their annual water main flushing program on April 15th, 2024. Flushing will be conducted 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…

City Council Work Session Cancelled

Apr 22, 2024

The Norfolk City Council Work Session meeting set to take place Monday, April 22, is cancelled due to a family emergency. 

Council and City staff will determine a future date to discuss the agenda items and will promptly notify the public. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

Smith Sworn in at Norfolk Fire

Apr 19, 2024

Congratulations to Adam Smith who was sworn in as Norfolk Fire’s newest firefighter during a badge pinning ceremony!!
 

Norfolk Runner-Up in Strongest Town Contest

Apr 17, 2024

Norfolk, Nebraska, won the runner-up title in the 9th Annual Strongest Town Contest, an international, March Madness-style tournament that celebrates North American cities. Sixteen cities from coast to coast competed for the Strongest Town title by shining a national spotlight on their progress toward safety, financial resiliency, housing and transportation.

It was a close match, and Norfolk…

Norfolk Fire Enhances Public Safety

Apr 16, 2024

The Norfolk Fire Division is seeing the benefits of HAAS Alert's groundbreaking Safety Cloud technology on several of its emergency response units. This adoption of innovative technology underscores the City's ongoing…

Warren Cook Playground Officially Open

Apr 15, 2024

Warren Cook Playground is officially open!! Thank you to Parks and Rec staff for all your hard work!

Public Hearing to Discuss Potential Homeless Housing Plan

Apr 15, 2024

The Norfolk Housing Development Corporation is currently applying for HOME ARP funding of $1 million to support a housing project aimed at assisting homeless individuals, those at risk of homelessness, or victims of domestic violence.

To provide transparency and gather community input, a public hearing is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, April 17th at 5:30 p.m. in the Norfolk City Council…

Annual Hydrant Flushing Begins

Apr 15, 2024

The Norfolk Water Division will begin their annual water main flushing program on April 15th, 2024. During the first week of flushing, flushing will be done during the day beginning, April 15th at 8:00 AM and concluding, April 19th at 4:30 PM. It is estimated that the flushing program will be completed May 24th, 2024. The Norfolk Water Division is asking that the public refrain from parking near…

Partial Closure of 7th and Madison Intersection

Apr 15, 2024

Due to a water main break, the intersection of 7th Street and Madison Avenue will be partially closed beginning around 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 15th. The duration of the closure is currently uncertain.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation. If you have any questions, please contact the Water Division at 402-844-2210.