Communications Office


Norfolk Fire Takes Part in Memorial Stair Climb

Sep 12, 2023

Norfolk Firefighters and residents took part in a 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Norfolk Public Safety Training facility Monday evening. Many…

Public Project Update Meeting

Sep 11, 2023

The public is invited to a project update meeting highlighting Benjamin Avenue, 1st Street construction, and Michigan Avenue work Wednesday, September 20 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…

Work on Michigan Avenue Continues

Sep 07, 2023

Reconstruction of the west end of Michigan Avenue is set to begin next week. 

Beginning Monday, September 11 West Michigan Avenue from the east side of Highway 81 east to Wood Street will be closed for reconstruction of the roadway and utility installation. Please use caution in the area and slow down. 

If there are any questions or concerns, please call the City of Norfolk Engineering…

Affordable Housing Action Plan Survey

Sep 05, 2023

Residents are invited to take the Affordable Housing Action Plan survey if they were unable to attend the open house last week. The affordable housing action plan is in response to the lack of affordable housing in many Nebraska municipalities and assists with putting a plan forward. 

The Nebraska Legislature put a requirement in place for cities with a population of less than fifty thousand…

North Fork Riverfront Project Drop Structure Testing

Aug 31, 2023

Drop structure testing took place on the structures 4 and 5 today on the North Fork Riverfront Project!

Downtown Parking Lots Closure

Aug 31, 2023

Beginning Tuesday, September 5th mill and overlay work will begin on select parking lots in downtown Norfolk. A detailed map attached lists the parking lots in “pink” and the days work will be conducted. Barricades will be placed at the entrances while work is taking place. 

Alternative parking is highlighted in “blue” on the map. Thank you for your patience and cooperation. If you have…

New Outdoor Warning Sirens

Aug 30, 2023

Beginning Tuesday, September 5, Blue Valley Public Safety/Federal Siren will be replacing two outdoor warning sirens at 1112 Bonita Drive and on Morningside Drive behind addresses 127 and 129. A new siren will be constructed west of town at 300 South 49th Street in the field north of the Water Plant.  

Work will include the replacement of the poles, which will involve large equipment and…

Affordable Housing Action Plan Open House

Aug 28, 2023

Residents are invited to an Affordable Housing Action Plan Open House Thursday, August 31 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. The affordable housing action plan is in response to the lack of affordable housing in many Nebraska municipalities, and the plan assists municipalities putting a plan forward. 

The Nebraska Legislature put in place a requirement for cities with a population…

Parks and Recreation Master Plan Schedule

Aug 21, 2023

The City of Norfolk Parks and Recreation Division is working with PROS Consulting on a Parks Master Plan. Beginning this week, a citizen survey will be mailed to a limited number of households selected at random. The entire survey will be shared online for everyone in the coming weeks.

The public will have multiple opportunities to provide feedback on the Master Plan. The regularly scheduled…

Ho-Chunk Capital Acquires Kensington

Aug 17, 2023
From left Gary Bretschneider Pat Wojcik, Alexcia Boggs, Dennis Johnson, Heather Rees, Candice Alder, and Alexandra…