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Posted on: March 25, 2020

City prepares for “Stay At Home” Executive Order and encourages the community to do the same

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Northfield, MN (March 25, 2020)

The City of Northfield is reviewing, evaluating and planning Governor Walz’s issued “Stay At Home” Executive Order that will go into effect at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 27 and stay in effect u...

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"Stay At Home" Executive Order COVID-19
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Downtown parking

Downtown parking

To downtown businesses and residents:

Maintaining access to businesses for customers who are picking up merchandise or take-out food items is especially critical during this time of social and economic disruption. To assist our businesses, we encourage all...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

City officials approve limited use of City Hall and Northfield Public Library

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Northfield, MN (March 19, 2020) -

City officials have approve limited use of City Hall by staff and community members after declaration of a Local Emergency at their regular City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 17. As of March 20, 2020 Both City Hall and...

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Full press release COVID-19
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Sales tax payment extension for eligible businesses and unemployment information

Downtown facing Neuger Communication Group and Chamber of Commerce

If your business is affected by the Executive Order to suspend operations, the Department of Revenue is waiving penalties for sales tax due March 20. Businesses still need to file, but can delay payment for 30 days.

Details on the sales tax payment extensi...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Northfield City Council Declares Local Emergency

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The City of Northfield City Council took action “Declaring a Local Emergency” Tuesday evening to allow certain policies and procedures to be waived in order to provide a more rapid response, and manage city operations in accordance wit...

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Emergency Declaration COVID-19
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Small business relief packages

Downtown businesses, cars, pedestrians

The following is a list of current relief packages that small business may use during the Coronavirus outbreak. The Northfield Economic Development Authority (EDA) encourages all to support our impacted businesses directly by using the take-out and delive...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Northfield Police Department public lobby closed

Northfield Police Department exterior

Effective Tuesday, March 17 through Friday March 27, the Northfield Police Department will be closing the front lobby to visitors, following CDC guidelines related to COVID-19. The entrance vestibule with telephone access to dispatch will remain open.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

City officials make decisions on operations in light of COVID-19

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City officials have made some decisions about department operations and meetings by following the guidance of the Minnesota Department of Health MDH and Center for Disease Control CDC in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The following decisions have been ...

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Additional Info... COVID-19
Posted on: March 4, 2020

COVID-19 scams warning

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The Northfield Police Department is asking citizens to be wary of potential scams and misinformation circulating regarding the COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Scammers love to take advantage of our fears, and the spread of a new disease like COVID-19 can be downri...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

City officials postpone 2020 State of the City Address

State of the City

Due to the seriousness of the coronavirus, City officials have decided to postpone the annual State of the City Address scheduled for March 16 until further notice. The mayor’s annual address, held in the magnificent Carleton College Kracum Perf...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

City follows state guidelines on coronavirus

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The City Council open meeting scheduled for Tuesday March 17, 2020, will be held as a normal public meeting, with some modifications. Staff will follow MDH social distancing recommendations for those who plan to attend the meeting in person, so seating wi...

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