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Posted on: November 27, 2020

The Work Session agenda for December 1 City Council is now available.

The current City Council Agendas are available here

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

City Council actions on the November 24, 2020 formal agenda.

The current City Council Agenda actions are available here

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

HUD Grant Funding Applications Now Open to Local Nonprofits

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk is now accepting applications from local nonprofits to receive federal grants designed to help with a range of community development needs, affordable housing, and homelessness.

This annual endeavor is a...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

The Formal Session agenda for November 24 City Council is now available.

The current City Council Agendas are available here

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Norfolk Department of Human Services Moves to Downtown Office

Workforce Development Center on East Little Creek Road to Close.

NORFOLK, VA – The Department of Human Services (DHS) will relocate all staff and programs to its downtown office at 741 Monticello Avenue.

Effective December 1, residents with DHS business including employment training programs, benefits...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Check Out the Easy-to-Use, Fresh New Design on Norfolk Open Data!

NORFOLK, VA – Bright, clean, mobile-responsive design and new navigation features make the city’s data more accessible than ever!

Since launching Norfolk Open Data in March 2018, Norfolk has added 40 datasets from departments a...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

City of Norfolk Refreshes its Parks and Recreation Master Plan

Virtual Public Input Meetings Scheduled December 9 and 10.

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk is embarking on a journey to refresh and update its comprehensive Parks and Recreation Master Plan to provide guidance on how to meet the demands for future recreational, programming, environmental and ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Norfolk Innovation Corridor Launches New Technology Zone

Norfolk Innovation Corridor Launches New Technology Zone to Attract Start-up Companies, Skilled Talent and Catalyze Growth

Norfolk, VA – (November 19, 2020) – The coastal city of Norfolk, Virginia, known globally for its expert...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

City of Norfolk Encourages Safe Celebrations and Closes for Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday trash and recycling routes will be picked up on Saturday, November 28.

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk encourages individuals to follow the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Virginia Department of Health guidelines for safe and healthy Thanksgiving gatherings. Health experts put activiti...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Norfolk Health Department Offers Free Flu Vaccinations

NORFOLK, VA – The Norfolk Department of Public Health, in partnership with Shiloh Baptist Church, is offering a free drive-thru and walk-up clinic for seasonal flu shots. Flu shots are available for anyone ages three and up, while supplies last....

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

OpenNorfolk Provides Cold Weather Resources to Local Restaurants

New, free joint permitting process launches online.

NORFOLK, VA – OpenNorfolk hopes to take the bite out of the winter months for local restaurants with free resources and heaters to help keep Norfolk eateries open and operating under Phase 3 of Governor Northam’s Executive Ord...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Governor Northam Announces New Statewide Measures to Contain COVID-19

Includes limit of 25 individuals for in-person gatherings, expanded mask mandate, on-site alcohol curfew, and increased enforcement.

RICHMOND, VA — As COVID-19 surges in states across the country, Governor Ralph Northam today announced new actions to mitigate the spread of the virus in Virginia. While the Commonwealth’s case count per capita and positivity ...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Housing Needs Survey Underway for City of Norfolk

Resident responses needed by December 13.

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk seeks to understand the decisions residents make about housing and their experiences living, working or going to school in Norfolk.

Responses to a short, 30-question survey will help Norfolk take meaning...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

City Council actions on the November 10, 2020 formal agenda.

The current City Council Agenda actions are available here

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

NRHA Kicks Off Second Offering of Program Helping Norfolk Residents Suffering Loss Due to COVID-19

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) again is providing assistance through the COVID-19 Housing Costs Relief Program to Norfolk residents who are experiencing loss of income due to the coronavirus pandemic and are str...

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Posted on: November 11, 2020

Norfolk City Hall Opens to the Public by Appointment Only

Face masks and other COVID-19 protocols must be followed during visits

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk City Hall will open to the public by appointment only on November 12.  To protect the health and safety of city employees and the public, walk-ins will not be permitted.  Appoint...

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Posted on: November 11, 2020

Norfolk Earns 4th Place in Annual Digital Cities Survey

Winning cities lead the way nationally in use of technology to support resident services

NORFOLK, VA – For the fifth consecutive year, the City of Norfolk placed in the top 10 cities of its size in the annual Digital Cities survey.

 

The Center for Digital Government (CDG) announced the winners of the 2020 Di...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Norfolk Publishes 2020 Flood Mitigation Annual Progress Report

Norfolk worked with 20 other communities to develop the Flood Mitigation Plan in 2017.

NORFOLK, VA –  The City of Norfolk published its 2020 annual progress report as part of the Hampton Roads Flood Mitigation Plan and the city’s 14 required mitigation actions outlined in it. As part of Norfolk&rsqu...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Norfolk Celebrates National Adoption Month with 30 Completed Adoptions

NORFOLK, VA – November is National Adoption Month and, thanks to the caring and compassionate Family Services Team at the Department of Human Services, the City of Norfolk leads the way in completed adoptions this year for the Eastern R...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

City Offices Closed in Observance of Veterans Day

Wednesday trash and recycling collection will take place as scheduled.

All city facilities, including the City Treasurer and Commissioner of the Revenue offices and the Norfolk Courthouse will be closed Nov. 11.

There are no changes in the trash and recycling collection schedule. Requests for bulk waste collection on Wednesda...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

MacArthur Memorial Hosts 1,000 Paper Crane Exhibit

NORFOLK,Va. – To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the use of the atomic bombs in August 1945 and the end of World War II on September 2, 1945, the MacArthur Memorial will host a special exhibit of 1,000 paper cranes entitled A Better...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

In-Person Visits Resume at Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center

New online appointment scheduling system maintains COVID-19 safety measures.

NORFOLK, VA – Looking to make an in-person love connection with the dog or cat of your dreams? Norfolk Animal Care Center will resume in-person visits by appointment beginning Monday, November 9, with an adoption promotion of $35 for do...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

The Work Session and Formal Session agendas for Norfolk 10 City Council are now available.

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Norfolk Honors Veterans in Special Video Tribute on Veterans Day

Annual city holiday also includes the closure of all city facilities.

NORFOLK, VA – The City’s annual Veterans Day ceremony will honor veterans in a special video tribute that will air on Veterans Day.  The virtual ceremony will feature the Old Dominion University U.S. Army ROTC Color G...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Customer Feedback Improves Parking Operations

NORFOLK, VA – Customer feedback is driving improvements to parking operations. Parking examined the results of the September parking survey and reviewed routine customer comments to make the following improvements. 

  • Customer service&...
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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Norfolk Health Department Offers Another COVID-19 Community Testing Event

NORFOLK, VA – The Norfolk Department of Public Health, in partnership with Shiloh Baptist Church and Grace Episcopal Church, will offer a free walk-up coronavirus testing event on Thursday, November 5, 2020, from 10am to 1pm at 745 Park...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

City Council actions on the October 27, 2020 formal agenda.

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Granby Street Bridge Lane Closures Begin October 12

NORFOLK, VA – The Granby Street Rehabilitation Project is underway with anticipated completion in late 2022. The bridge will undergo extensive repairs to extend its useable life. Both the bridge deck and the support structures will be repaired t...

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