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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Review and comment on the 2021 Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program

Pond storm drain

Community members can review and comment on the city’s updated Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program (SWPPP) until 4:30 p.m. on August 20.

City staff has been working with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) over the past months in de...

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Sustainability
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Northfield Public Library adds content streaming service called hoopla digital

hoopla digital streaming service - tap into discovery

The popular on-demand streaming service hoopla digital is now available for free at Northfield Public Library. Library card holders can access more than 950,000 titles of audiobooks, eBooks, comics, music, movies and television for all ages and every tast...

Hoopla digital...

General News
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Join a board or commission; annual recruitment open now

Members from Northfield boards and commissions

The City of Northfield is seeking applicants to fill volunteer positions on city advisory boards and commissions whose terms expire at the end of the year.

Members participate in advisory, regulatory, governance and oversight activities in a wide variety o...

Join a board or commission...

General News
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Take the Northfield Sustainability Tour

Sustainability Tour map

City of Northfield staff and St. Olaf College students collaborated with local residents and businesses to create a virtual Sustainability Tour that provides information about what has been done to be more sustainable and relevant resources available to m...

Sustainability Tour...

Sustainability
Posted on: July 9, 2021

City sets strategic plan for the next three years

Northfield Strategic Plan for 2021 to 2024

The City Council officially adopted a 2021-2024 Strategic Plan at their June 15, 2021 meeting. This is the second multi-year roadmap that aligns the work of the City Council, boards and commissions, and city staff “to promote and protect the hea...

Strategic plan...

General News
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Note from the mayor: local government transparency builds trust

Rhonda Pownell 2017

When we build trust in government through transparency, we in turn can inspire greater community member confidence, communication, and involvement. I’m grateful that Northfield is an active, engaged, intelligent, and vibrant community. Maintaini...

Transparency builds trust...

General News
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Council approves new high-speed fiber optic provider

optical fiber with lights effects 3d rendering

Northfield City Council approved an agreement for a fiber optic telecommunication company, MetroNet, to begin construction of a network for high-speed fiber optic internet, TV and phone service throughout the community. The network is expected to reach mo...

Fiber optic...

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