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Emergency Drill Planned

Apr 11, 2024

A full-scale emergency exercise is set to take place on Wednesday, April 17. The exercise is planned to last 9:00-11:30 a.m. at the West Water Treatment Plant located at 300 South 49th Street. The exercise play is designed to test the full-scale response, operations, and coordination of the regional first responding agencies and the City of Norfolk.

“This will be a good opportunity for the…

2024 Swimming Lessons

Apr 10, 2024

Group swimming lesson signups are Monday April 15th. Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. More info HERE: 

Downtown Signal Study Begins Friday

Apr 10, 2024

The City of Norfolk will be conducting a signal study at two intersections on Norfolk Avenue, set to last three to four months.

Beginning mid-morning on Friday, April 12, the intersections at 4th Street and Norfolk Avenue, and 5th Street and Norfolk Avenue will change to four-way stop-controlled intersections.

The signals will be covered (bagged) as part of the study, and temporary…

Volunteers Needed for Clean the Fork Day

Apr 10, 2024

Volunteers are needed for the 7th annual Clean the Fork Day scheduled for Saturday, April 20, 2024. Volunteers are asked to arrive at North Fork Outfitting, located at 205 North 2nd Street, at 10:00 a.m.…

Street Closure Begins Monday

Apr 09, 2024

Beginning the week of April 15, a portion of South 4th Street will be closed to through traffic due to sanitary sewer installation. The street closure will be from Monroe Avenue south to south of Jackson Avenue. 

The closure is expected to last approximately 21 days, weather dependent, with all efforts made to expedite the completion of the project and minimize disruptions to residents in…

City of Norfolk Receives $1.125 Million Grant

Apr 08, 2024

The City of Norfolk announced the receipt of a $1.125 million Civic and Community Center Financing Fund (CCCFF) grant from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) to support the further enhancement…

Fair Housing Month

Apr 02, 2024

Norfolk City Council President Shane Clausen proclaimed April as 'Fair Housing Month.'

"April 11, 2024, marks the 56th anniversary of the passage of the U.S. Fair Housing Law, Title VII of the Civil Rights…

Two Honored for Lifesaving Efforts

Apr 01, 2024

Two citizens were honored last week by the Norfolk Fire Division for their lifesaving efforts. Cory Nelson and Cat Furst were honored for their heroic actions that took place on January 20, 2024.

After coming upon…

Residents Asked to Complete Lead Line Survey

Apr 01, 2024

The City of Norfolk, in compliance with recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, will be conducting a comprehensive survey to identify all materials used in the construction of water customer owned service lines. This initiative aims to enhance the safety and quality of the city's drinking water by identifying and removing lead pipes from the water distribution system.

Under…

South 1st Street to Open Friday Morning

Mar 29, 2024

Work has been completed on the sanitary sewer installation on South 1st Street. Beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 29, the street will be accessible to traffic.

As the street reopens, motorists can resume using their regular routes without any detours. If you have any further inquiries, please feel free to reach out to the Engineering Division at 402-844-2020. Thank you for your patience…