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Library Closing Early Monday

Jan 08, 2024

The Norfolk Public Library will be closing early Monday, January 8 due to the weather. The library will close at 5:00 p.m.

Residents can call the City Snow Number at 402-844-2299 to know when a snow emergency is in effect or not and can sign up for Norfolk Emergency Text Alerts at https://norfolkne.gov/pay-and-apply/sign-up-for/emergency-alerts.html

Transfer Station Closing Early Monday

Jan 08, 2024

Snow Emergency Declared Sunday, January 7

Jan 07, 2024

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Madison County from 6:00 a.m. Monday, January 8 until 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 9. Forecasted snowfall is expected to reach between 4 and 8 inches with winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

For public safety and more efficient snow removal, the City of Norfolk has declared a Snow Emergency effective at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, January…

Snow Emergency Cancelled

Dec 26, 2023

The snow emergency that went into effect 5:00 p.m. Sunday, December 24, 2023, is cancelled effective 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 26, 2023. 

Residents are asked to move their vehicles to the other side of the street once it’s plowed. 

Citizens are reminded that as per Section 22-1 of the City Code, it is the responsibility of the owner and/or occupant of real estate to remove snow…

Snow Emergency Declared

Dec 24, 2023

The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for Madison County from 12:00 a.m. Monday, December 25 until 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 27. Forecasted snowfall is expected to reach between 10 and 16 inches and ice accumulations around one tenth of an inch with winds gusting as high as 50 mph.

For public safety and more efficient snow removal, the City of Norfolk has declared…

Christmas Tree Recycle Program To Take Place

Dec 20, 2023

The 35th Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program kicks off next week. Area residents and businesses are asked to bring any live Christmas trees to the northwest corner of the parking lot at Norfolk Fire Division Training Center (302 E. Benjamin Ave.) starting December 26, 2023 through January 13, 2024 to be recycled. 

Recycled trees are scheduled to be chipped into mulch for use in city…

City Recipient of Private Donation

Dec 19, 2023

The City of Norfolk will be expanding its recreation options, thanks to a generous private donation. During Monday’s Norfolk City…

Benjamin Avenue Open to Traffic

Dec 15, 2023

Benjamin Avenue is now open to traffic from 13th to 1st Street. The intersection at Riverside Boulevard is also open to traffic. Some additional work will continue in the next few weeks to finish pavement markings and install the permanent traffic signals.

Outstanding work to be completed in the spring will include installing the remaining street lighting on the south side of Benjamin, planting…

Ta-Ha-Zouka Park Back Stop Completed

Dec 07, 2023

The newly constructed backstop at Field 2 in Ta-Ha-Zouka Park has been completed!!

Temporary Evening Closure of 1st Street

Dec 07, 2023

1st Street is set to temporarily close once again on Thursday, December 7, around 7:00 p.m. The closure is due to a crane being moved across 1st Street, and it should last approximately 45 minutes.

If you have any questions, please contact the Engineering Division at 402-844-2020.