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Council Unanimously Approves New Budget

Sep 20, 2022

At its regularly scheduled meeting Monday night, the Norfolk City Council voted 8-0 to approve the City’s Fiscal Year 2022-2023 annual budget.  

“The Norfolk City council would like to acknowledge the hard work of Randy Gates and Sheila Rios along with the rest of the City staff in preparing this year’s city budget. The budget they brought forward shows the city to be in one of the strongest…

Transfer Station Closing Early This Week

Sep 19, 2022

The City of Norfolk Transfer Station will close at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, September 22 for maintenance. The facility will reopen Friday, September 23 at 7:30 a.m. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Trees Planted Along Corridor

Sep 15, 2022

A variety of trees were recently planted as part of beautification efforts along the South 7th Street corridor from Madison to Pasewalk Avenue.

Funding for the trees was provided through a partnership with the Lower Elkhorn…

2022-2023 Budget Presentation

Sep 14, 2022

Click below to view the 2022-2023 Budget, Projects and Goals presented to City Council.

Open House For City Projects

Sep 09, 2022

A public open house is set for Thursday, September 15 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. at the Norfolk Public Library in Meeting Room A. The open house will feature information on proposed City projects including street repairs, the Norfolk Police facility expansion, and the master plans for Ta-Ha-Zouka Park Improvements and a new indoor aquatic center in Winter Park. These projects will be funded with proceeds…

Budget FAQ

Aug 31, 2022

The Mayor and City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, September 12, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at 309 N 5th Street, Norfolk, Nebraska, to consider the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 budget.

As an educational tool city staff has put together a Budget FAQ document. Click the link below

Input Needed For Highway Corridor Beautification

Aug 25, 2022

The City of Norfolk is requesting public input for a Landscape Master Plan for the beautification of the Highway 81 and Highway 275 corridors. 

Norfolk first initiated the Landscape Master Plan Study in 2009, when it was presented to the Mayor and City Council.  The plan recommends landscape improvements and design guidelines to enhance the appearance of major roadway corridors in the city.

The…

Traffic Shift on Benjamin Avenue

Aug 25, 2022

Reconstruction and widening of Benjamin Avenue from 13th Street east to 1st Street continues to progress and motorists will notice a change in traffic as work moves to the north.

Traffic will be shifted to the south side of Benjamin Avenue beginning Thursday afternoon with one lane for eastbound and one lane for westbound traffic through the construction zone. If there are any questions…

Norfolk 101: Citizens Academy will be starting in September

Aug 18, 2022

Whether a person has lived in Norfolk all their life or recently moved here- Norfolk 101: Citizens Academy gives them a unique chance to see how city government works.

Get a close up look at the city’s snow plows, take a peek inside a city jail, and hear the latest from the mayor. Norfolk 101 offers residents of Norfolk an opportunity to learn things about the city they might not have known…

1 & 6 Year Street Improvements Plan

Aug 16, 2022

An informational meeting will be held on Monday, August 22, 2022 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 Improvements Plan.

City staff will be available to answer questions.