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Submitted by Michelle Mahowald on Sun, 08/23/2015 - 10:24am
Northfield MN- Construction of the Northfield Skateboard Park has been completed and the park has been open to the public since Monday, August 17, 2015. Please remember to be safe, read the posted rules, and abide by the park hours of 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Any injuries or vandalism must be reported to the City immediately by calling 507-645-3045; for emergencies, call 911.
For more information, contact Project Manager Jasper Kruggel at 507-645-3027 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Submitted by Rob Hardy on Sat, 08/15/2015 - 12:01pm
Submitted by Rob Hardy on Sat, 08/15/2015 - 11:56am
The Northfield School Board held its regular meeting on Monday, August 10, 2015, at 7 pm, in the high school media center. A full packet of materials from the meeting can be found here. Highlights of the meeting included:
Submitted by Rob Hardy on Thu, 08/13/2015 - 5:49pm
June 8, 2015
July 13, 2015
Submitted by Rob Hardy on Thu, 08/13/2015 - 3:11pm
The Northfield Public Schools hosted 18 stakeholder meetings last Fall with staff and community members to begin the process of creating a long-term Master Facilities Plan for the District. During the Winter of 2014-15, district staff worked with ATS&R, an architectural firm, to review community feedback and create a series of approaches to be considered for the long-term Master Facilities plan. The District will be hosting a series of meetings in late August and September 2015 regarding the next steps in developing a long-term Master Facilities Plan.
Submitted by Zach Pruitt on Mon, 07/20/2015 - 10:41am
The City of Northfield and Northfield’s PRIMEtime out-of-school-time network were featured in a recent national newsletter published by the National League of Cities. The article highlights the efforts of the PRIMEtime collaborative to provide free summer programming to over 500 Northfield youth this summer. Northfield is recognized as a national leader among small cities in creating citywide out-of-school-time systems.
The article notes the City of Northfield’s support for PRIMEtime, including partnerships with the Northfield Public Library, Northfield Police Department, and Northfield City Pool. The piece also recognizes valuable financial grants provided to PRIMEtime by the Northfield Area United Way, Women In Northfield Giving Support, and Youthprise.
Participating PRIMEtime summer programs include:
- Summer PLUS – serving youth in grades K-5, four days per week for 7 weeks at Greenvale Park Elementary School
- Summer BLAST – serving youth in grades 6-8, four days per week for 7 weeks, and splitting time between Northfield Middle School & Carleton College
- The Key – a youth-run youth center in downtown Northfield, open daily to all youth ages 12-20
Partners in the PRIMEtime collaborative include the Northfield Public Schools,Northfield Healthy Community Initiative, Tackling Obstacles and Raising College Hopes, Carleton College, St. Olaf College, and Minnesota Alliance With Youth Promise Fellows program.
To access the full National League of Cities article, CLICK HERE.
Submitted by Michelle Mahowald on Wed, 07/08/2015 - 3:53pm
The new River Walk gazebo was installed. This is a friendly reminder to the entire Northfield community: please be cautious about the unfinished concrete ramp leading to the Gazebo. The concrete ramp will be re-poured the week of July 13.
For more information, contact Project Manager Jasper Kruggel at 507-645-3027 or email@example.com.
Submitted by Michelle Mahowald on Mon, 07/06/2015 - 3:52pm
The City of Northfield had the honor of being recognized as a Minnesota GreenStep City and received Step 2 and 3 block awards at the recent League of Minnesota Cities Conference on June 26th for advancing through Step 2 to become a Step 3 City in the Minnesota GreenStep Cities program.
“This recognition shows community members and other cities across Minnesota that the City of Northfield is taking great steps in the direction of energy and resource conservation and innovation,” shared Jasper Kruggel, the Minnesota GreenStep Cities Coordinator for the City of Northfield.
Submitted by Michelle Mahowald on Tue, 06/30/2015 - 7:25am
Northfield Mayor Dana Graham talks about NAFRS in this new short video.
Submitted by Michelle Mahowald on Wed, 06/10/2015 - 1:39pm
Follow this link to the City of Northfield site where you can find this list. Congratulations to the entire Northfield Community!
Submitted by Rob Hardy on Fri, 05/29/2015 - 11:00am
After a long delay due to technical difficulties, here are the videos from the two regular Northfield School Board meetings in May 2015. Agendas and other materials from both meetings can be found here.
Monday, May 11, 2015
Submitted by Griff J Wigley on Wed, 05/27/2015 - 2:51pm
Powerpoint presentation: 0-20:00
“Update on Public Engagement Process for Woodley Street Reconstruction Project” was the first item on the agenda for the Northfield City Council at last night’s Work Session. City Engineer/Public Works Director Dave Bennett took the first twenty minutes to give the Council an overview of the project process and public engagement. Discussion then followed for about an hour.
Powerpoint presentation: 0-20:00
Staff’s Project Scope Recommendation: 20:00-22:15
Council discussion: 22:15-01:16:00
Submitted by Michelle Mahowald on Tue, 05/26/2015 - 3:18pm
Mayor Dana Graham talks about upcoming projects in his latest Minute with the Mayor video.
Submitted by Cheryl Strike on Thu, 05/21/2015 - 12:09pm
City of Northfield
Youth Leadership Academy
June 22 – 25, 2015
The City of Northfield and Mayor’s Youth Council invite local high school students to apply.
Up to five students will be selected.
What: A week-long career exploration program for local high school students interested in gaining exposure to municipal careers, including local government and public service.
Submitted by Zach Pruitt on Wed, 05/13/2015 - 5:17pm
The Mayor’s Youth Council is hosting a community garage sale this Friday and Saturday. There are hundreds of items for sale! The sale is part of the Northfield Shares “Goods for Good” community garage sale initiative.
- FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2015 — 3:30-6:00 p.m.
- SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2015 — 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Northfield Maintenance Facility (1710 Riverview Drive, behind Perkins Restaurant and across from the new police station)