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Public Works
Overview
The City of Newton Public Works Department is headed by the Public Works Director / City Engineer who oversees and is responsible for operations of the following five divisions:
  • Engineering
    Responsible for City maps, maintaining records, drawings on past construction projects, locating City-owned utilities, assisting other departments with engineering support, and providing inspection for all work completed in the City's right-of-way
  • Garbage and Recycling
    Responsible for the operations at sanitary landfill
  • Newton Municipal Airport - elevation 953 feet
    Oversees operations of City Airport located immediately west of the Iowa Speedway, which consists of a 5,600 foot long by 100 foot wide runway, associated taxiways, apron areas, 18 hangars, terminal building, and maintenance hangar. The airport manager and FBO services are under contract with Johnson Aviation, Inc
  • Streets
    Responsible for street maintenance, snow removal, and upkeep of storm sewer collection system
  • Water Pollution Control Division
    Responsible for the treatment of wastewater and upkeep of sanitary sewer collection system

For nuisance-type complaints, click on "report a concern" located in the lower left margin.  Permit questions, further information concerning each individual division's functions and staff, and other general information can be found by visiting the division pages listed above.