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Parks & Rec Master Plan Survey Open to Public

Oct 27, 2023

The citizen survey for the Parks and Recreation Master Plan is now available to the public. The City is collaborating with PROS Consulting on this project, and the survey will help determine priorities for our park system.

Your time invested in completing this survey will aid Norfolk Parks and Recreation in taking a resident-driven approach to make decisions that will enrich the future of…

Ta-Ha-Zouka Park Back Stop Updates

Oct 23, 2023

Nate Powell highlights the back stop replacement project at Ta-Ha-Zouka Park.

No Parking on Portion of Golf View Drive

Oct 19, 2023

Due to chip sealing work on Friday, October 20th, no parking will be allowed on Golf View Drive from 30th Street to 37th Street. The work should last one day, and signs will be posted in the area.

If you have any questions, please contact the Street Division at 402-844-2180.

Public Project Update Meeting

Oct 19, 2023

The public is invited to a project update meeting highlighting Benjamin Avenue, 1st Street construction, and Michigan Avenue work Wednesday, October 25 at the Norfolk City Council Chambers (309 North 5th Street) from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Representatives from the project contractors will be on hand to share current progress and answer questions.

Attendees are asked to park on the west…

8th Street to Open

Oct 18, 2023

Starting on Thursday, October 19, 8th Street from Omaha Avenue to Michigan Avenue and Michigan Avenue from the west side of 7th Street to Wood Street will be open to traffic.

The west side of 7th Street at Michigan Avenue will remain closed for additional improvements at 7th Street. If you have any questions, please contact the Engineering Division at 402-844-2020.

Road Closure for Utility Improvements

Oct 18, 2023

Beginning on Thursday, October 19, South Boxelder Street will be closed from East Norfolk Avenue to East Madison Avenue for utility improvements.

The closure is expected to last approximately ten days. Thank you for your patience. If you have any questions, please contact the Engineering Division at 402-844-2020.

Warren Cook Playground

Oct 17, 2023

Work is underway on the new Warren Cook playground.

Norfolk Library Receives Gold Level Accreditation

Oct 17, 2023

The Nebraska Library Commission has granted the Norfolk Public Library a Gold accreditation status, a first-ever achievement for the library. The library commission began providing levels of accreditation status around…

Applicants Sought for New City Land Bank Board

Oct 16, 2023

Applications are currently being accepted for a soon-to-be-created City board. The land bank is a new board with the purpose of transforming vacant, abandoned, and tax-delinquent properties into affordable, habitable assets that enhance community pride, generate additional tax revenue, and support our most vulnerable neighborhoods and citizens.

Qualified applicants must reside within the…

Feedback Needed for Streets Repair Survey

Oct 12, 2023

Norfolk residents are encouraged to provide feedback through the Community-Driven Street Improvements survey. The City of Norfolk has allocated an additional $2,500,000 for street repairs for Fiscal Year 2024 and Fiscal Year 2025, totaling $5,000,000 in additional street repair funding. To assist the City in prioritizing street repairs, the community is invited to participate in a survey to assess…