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Parks & Recreation Staff
Parks & City Grounds Division
Parks & City Grounds, which oversees the operations, maintenance and grounds at City parks, is a division underneath the Public Works Department.

Director
  • Jody Rhone
    Public Works Director

Superintendents

Groundskeepers
  • Tim Halferty
    Groundskeeper
  • Mike Gilbert
    Groundskeeper
  • Jamie Murphy
    Groundskeeper
  • Gary Slings
    Park Mechanic

Recreation Division
The Recreation Division, which oversees recreation activities and events at City of Newton parks, is part of the Community Services Division.

Manager
  • Brian Laube
    Community Services Manager

Westwood Golf Course
  • Brad Sponseller
    Golf Pro at Westwood Golf Course

Support Staff

Newton Parks & City Grounds
1700 N 4th Ave W
Newton, IA 50208

Ph: (641) 792-1470

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Nick Cummins
Park Operations Superintendent
nickc@newtongov.org
(641) 791-0827 x 39

Lisa Bernal
Administrative Assistant
lisab@newtongov.org
(641) 791-0827 x 36