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The city administrator is hired by and works for the City Council, and works in close contact with the mayor.
All city departments report to the city administrator with the exception of the library director, who reports to the Library Board.
You can find your address on the attached City Ward Map (PDF).
Contact information and a brief biography of the elected city officials can be found on the City Council page
For specifics concerning requests for information and documents within the constraints of Iowa Code Chapter 22, view Requesting Records and Information.
Vist our Staff page to find out how to reach us.
Visit our Business page for more information about doing business in Newton.
Visit our Staff Directory to see a listing of all city staff.
100.40 Marshal may prohibit open burning on request.
1. The state fire marshal, during periods of extremely dry conditions or under other conditions when the state fire marshal finds open burning constitutes a danger to life or property, may prohibit open burning in an area of the state at the request of the chief of a local fire department, a city council or a board of supervisors and when an investigation supports the need for the prohibition. The state fire marshal shall implement the prohibition by issuing a proclamation to persons in the affected area. The chief of a local fire department, the city council or the board of supervisors that requested the prohibition may rescind the proclamation after notifying the state fire marshal of the intent to do so, when the chief, city council or board of supervisors finds that the conditions responsible for the issuance of the proclamation no longer exist.
2. Violation of a prohibition issued under this section is a simple misdemeanor.
3. A proclamation issued by the state fire marshal pursuant to this section shall notprohibit a supervised, controlled burn for which a permit has been issued by the fire chief of the fire district where the burn will take place, the use of outdoor fireplaces, barbecue grills, properly supervised landfills, or the burning of trash in incinerators or trash burners made of metal, concrete, masonry, or heavy one-inch wire mesh, with no openings greater than one square inch.
There is free parking in the lot on the west side of the library and on the streets surrounding the library.
Mapquest link to Newton Public Library
The City of Newton no longer accepts paper applications. All applications must be submitted online through the City's website.
Apply by clicking on the job title you are interested in and then clicking on the "Apply Now" link. If it is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can import your resume and any other required attachments from a saved document file on your computer and complete and submit the application. Your resume may be saved and used to apply for future job openings.
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