Posted on: January 27, 2018

Newton Named Overnight Host for RAGBRAI XLVI

Newton Named Overnight Host

RAGBRAI will return to Newton for the first time since 2006. The annual seven-day bicycle ride across the state is the oldest, largest and longest recreational bicycle touring event in the world. The overnight stay in Newton is scheduled for Wednesday, Ju...

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City Administration

Posted on: February 14, 2018

Boys Class 3A State Golf Tournament at Westood Golf Course

westwood

The Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) has selected Westwood Golf Course as the host site for the 2018 Boys Class 3A State Golf Tournament. Approximately 70 competitors, along with their coaches and a few hundred spectators, are expected to att...

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Community Services

Posted on: February 8, 2018

Iowa Finance Authority Awards City of Newton $450,000 Workforce Housing Loan for Hotel Maytag

hotel maytag

The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors today approved a $450,000 low-interest loan to the City of Newton for the development of new workforce rental housing as a part of the renovation of the historic Hotel Maytag. The award was made through the Wo...

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Economic Development

Posted on: February 12, 2018

Building Trades Board Update

Crime Free Housing

The Building Trades Board met at 5:30 on February 8, 2018 to hear an appeal on the Notice and Order issued for 715 West 4th Street North, following a drug task force raid at the property in November. The Notice and Order required testing and cleaning of d...

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Planning & Zoning

Posted on: November 22, 2017

2018 Pet Licenses Available for Purchase

Pet Licenses

The Newton Police Department has 2018 dog, cat, and miniature pig tags available for sale. Newton pet owners are being reminded that 2018 animal licenses must be purchased by March 29, 2018, to avoid a late fee of $20.00. Licenses are available at the New...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Snow Removal Updates

Snow Wing Plow

Parks Operations staff are responsible for snow removal in all downtown alleys and city owned parking lots and their sidewalks and many of the city owned properties such as, City Hall, Newton Public Library, Police and Fire parking lots and sidewalks, D&a...

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Public Works