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City of Northfield Announces Vacancies on City Advisory Boards & Commissions

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Northfield-The City of Northfield is seeking applicants to fill volunteer positions on several City advisory boards and commissions. At the end of December, the terms of several members of the City’s boards, commissions and committees will expire. Please visit the City of Northfield’s website at http://www.ci.northfield.mn.us/Index.aspx?NID=98 for information on all City boards and commissions.

Over 100 citizen members annually provide valuable leadership to the City through their participation on these groups and special study committees. Members participate in advisory, regulatory, governance and oversight activities in a wide variety of fields.


Thoughtexchange: Join the conversation about the future of the Northfield Public Schools

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Northfield Public Schools would like to hear what you think about our schools and to better understand what is important to you, both in our schools and in the District.

Thoughtexchange is an online learning process that allows us to reach out to everyone affected by the decisions made in our District. This process enables us to hear your thoughts and learn about your priorities.


VIDEO: Northfield School Board Meeting (November 9, 2015)

The Northfield School Board held its regular meeting on Monday, November 9, 2015, at 7 pm, in the high school media center. A full packet for the meeting, including an agenda, can be found here. The table file can be found here. Highlights of the meeting included:


Minute with the Mayor

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Mayor Dana Graham talks about attending the National League of Cities Conference, inviting the community to the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon celebration, and the community’s effort to educate on Alzheimer’s disease in his latest short video.

 

http://www.ci.northfield.mn.us/MediaCenter.aspx?CID=Minute-with-the-Mayor-13


VIDEO: Northfield School Board Meeting (October 26, 2015)

The regular meeting of the Northfield School Board was held on Monday, October 26, at 7 pm, in the high school media center. A complete board meeting packet, including agenda, can be found here. The table file can be found here. Highlights of the meeting included:


Emergency Response: A Follow-Up from the School Superintendent

Note:The following message was sent to school district families and staff on October 20 as a follow-up to the emergency situation. Read the letter in PDF form here. Lea el mensaje en español

As you are aware, the Northfield Public Schools responded to an emergency situation in southeast Northfield on Tuesday afternoon. The situation was prompted by an individual in his home making threats to inflict harm on others and claiming he had access to firearms. The individual, to our knowledge, never threatened children or our school district in any way.


VIDEO: Northfield School Board Meeting (October 12, 2015)

The regular meeting of the Northfield School Board was held on Monday, October 12, 2015, at 7 pm, in the high school media center. Highlights of the meeting included:


YMCA Youth in Government Preparing for Model Assembly

Calling all 8th-12 grade students!  The YMCA Youth in Government Model Assembly Program is gearing up for another year of Model Assembly fun.  Deadlines are approaching.  For more information, contact Liz Cooney at Liz@northfieldymca.org or 507-645-0088 and visit our website at http://northfieldymca.org/news/model-assembly-program-areas/


2016 Northfield Living Treasure Award: Do You Have A Nominee?

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The Arts and Culture Commission invites Northfielders to submit the name of anyone whom they feel is worthy of being considered its 2016 Northfield Living Treasure.

The deadline for nominations is November 6, 2015.  Nomination forms can be downloaded from http://www.ci.northfield.mn.us/DocumentCenter/View/1507 or picked up in hard copy at the Public Library, the City Hall Administration office, the Northfield Arts Guild, the Northfield Historical Society, the Chamber of Commerce, and By All Means Graphic.

The annual award honors an individual who has, over a period of time, made significant contributions to Northfield in, through, or on behalf of the arts and culture, so as to enhance the reputation of the city and the quality of life of its citizens.


"Restoration of Dignity: Voting Rights for All" ~ Secretary of State Steve Simon and Second Chance Coalition Founder Sarah Walker speaking at League of Women Voters' Fall Kick-off on Saturday morning, October 3rd

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The League of Women Voters of Northfield & Cannon Falls is pleased to announce their Fall Kick-off on Saturday, October 3rd.  The event will take place at the First United Church of Christ (300 Union St; Northfield) - 9:00 am gathering and 9:30 am program.   The public is invited to hear Secretary of State Steve Simon and Second Chance Coalition Founder Sarah Walker address the status of voting rights for felons in Minnesota and efforts underway for change. Following the speakers' remarks, audience members will be invited to participate in a Q and A. 


VIDEO: Northfield School Board Meeting (September 14, 2015)

The Northfield School Board held its regular meeting on Monday, September 14, 2015, at 7 pm, in the high school media center. Highlights of the meeting included:


Minute with the Mayor

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Northfield Mayor Dana Graham talks about the Meadows Park Project in his latest “Minute with the Mayor”.

http://www.ci.northfield.mn.us/mediacenter.aspx?VID=79


Northfield Skateboard Park "Grand Opening Event"

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Northfield - The City of Northfield invites the public to a “Grand Opening Event” of the Northfield Skateboard Park on Thursday, September 10th at 4:00 PM at Old Memorial Park.  The Northfield Skateboard Park officially opened on August 17th, and this event will mark the successful collaboration between numerous groups that have invested countless hours of time fundraising and working to make this park a reality. 

 

For more information, contact Project Manager Jasper Kruggel at 507-645-3027 or jasper.kruggel@ci.northfield.mn.us

 

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Library renovation groundbreaking!

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It's full steam ahead for the Northfield Public Library's renovation project.  You are invited to join in the celebratory groundbreaking at the 210 Washington Street site.  Tuesday, September 15 at 4 pm. 

http://northfieldpubliclibrary.blogspot.com/2015/09/library-renovation-groundbreaking-set.html


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