News Flash

Posted on: May 22, 2020

City offices gradually reopen to the public

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City staff has been working behind the scenes to provide services and now city offices will gradually reopen to the public.

The DMV is open to the public and providing full services. The Police Department lobby is also open to the public.

On May 26, the Nor...

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General News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

City prepares for restaurant and bar reopening

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City departments are working together and identifying opportunities under the executive orders and state guidelines to support restaurants and bars and their outdoor service areas where possible.

The City recognizes some restaurants and bars have outdoor s...

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General News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Dundas defeats Northfield in the 2020 Census Response Rate Challenge

Dundas and Northfield mayors

The Northfield City Council had to concede to Dundas in their friendly wager to see which city has the highest response rate for the 2020 Census. As the terms of their contest state Northfield will be rename Bridge Square to “Dundas Square&r...

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General News
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Northfield Motor Vehicle Services set to reopen Wednesday, May 20

vehicle tabs

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, the Motor Vehicle Office, located in City Hall at 801 Washington Street is set to reopen business for all transactions starting 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 20. All other offices within City Hall will remain closed.

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General News
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Additional guidelines for candidate filing for the 2020 election

Filling out paperwork

The filing period for City offices begins at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 19 and ends at 5 p.m., Tuesday, June 2, 2020. City offices on the ballot for 2020 include: Mayor, Council Member At-Large, Council Member Second Ward, and Council Member Third Ward.

The CO...

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Elections and Voter Information General News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

2020 State of the City Address video premieres May 15

Virtual State of the City Premiere

Due to the seriousness of the coronavirus, City officials decided to postpone the State of the City Address originally scheduled for March 16, 2020. 

Mayor Rhonda Pownell invites the entire community to watch the 2020 State of the City Address on ...

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General News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Northfield City Council waives utilities late fees

Kitchen Sink

At their May 5, 2020 meeting, the Northfield City Council unanimously approved a resolution to temporarily waive late fees on utility bills. The waiver will provide financial relief to Northfield residents and businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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General News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Preseason pool sale postponed

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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the sale of all preseason pool passes for Old Memorial Pool has been postponed. The original sales dates were May 4, 6, 9, 11, 13 and 16.

At this time, city staff is evaluating the situation and will share more information in ...

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General News

News Flash

Police

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Theft from vehicles/burglaries

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In light of several recent events, the Northfield Police Department would like to remind residents to keep their vehicles and homes locked. 

In the last several weeks, there have been incidents of persons rummaging through vehicles and taking item...

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Police

News Flash

Posted on: May 27, 2020

Seventh Street parking lane closure

Road Construction

Warranty work on the Division Street and Seventh Street Reconstruction Project is scheduled to begin on Thursday, May 28, 2020. This work will require a closure of the parking lane on the north side of Seventh Street from Division Street to Washington Str...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Farmers Market temporary relocation

Farmers Market Relocation Map

Due to construction on Seventh Street, the Northfield Farmers Market will be temporary relocated to Eight and Poplar streets (see map) adjacent to the Riverside Park Shelter through early June. The market is scheduled to open on Friday May 8, 2020 and wil...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Spring Creek Bridge Replacement Project resumes

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Spring Creek Road will be closed starting Thursday, April 30, 2020 as construction on the Spring Creek Bridge Replacement Project, started in the fall of 2019 is scheduled to resume. Spring Creek Road will be closed at the Spring Creek crossing to allow t...

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Spring Creek Road Bridge Replacement Project Public Works