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Posted on: February 15, 2021

Participate in City Council Meetings in Person or Virtually

Newton City Council has resumed meeting in person in the Council Chambers at City Hall. Residents are able to come to City Hall to comment on items on the agenda in person. There will be strict social distancing rules, masks must be worn at all times, and...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Share Your Thoughts! Housing Readiness Survey

Rural Housing Readiness Assessment Survey

Newton has received a grant from the IEDA to participate in ISU Community & Economic Development's Rural Housing Readiness Assessment Program. We need residents and community members to provide input for two upcoming strategic planning sessions. These...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: February 5, 2021

FY20 Audit for the City of Newton

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Gronewold, Bell, Kyhnn & Co. P.C. CPAs have released an audit report on the City of Newton, Iowa.

The auditors reported that the City's receipts for its governmental funds totaled $24,859,565 for the year ended June 30, 2020. The receipts included $7,4...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Mayor signs proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency through February 28

Mayor Michael L. Hansen signed a proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster through February 28. The proclamation continues to encourage residents to follow mitigation measures recommended by the Iowa Department of Public Health.

The full proclamat...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Updated Street Closure for Sewer Repair Project

The 400 block of S 5th Ave W (between W 5th St S & W 4th St S) closed this morning at 9 a.m. for a sewer repair. There will be barricades and signs to mark the closure.

The closure has been extend to 5 p.m. on February 25. Thank you for your understand...

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City of Newton - Public Works

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Main Street Iowa Open 4 Business Contest

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Do you have a great business idea? Is your current business planning to expand services or add a new product line? Do you have a piece of equipment you wish you could purchase for your business? What could your business do with an extra $28,000?

Newton Mai...

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City of Newton's Economic Development Partners
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Historic Newton Utility Box Wraps Walking Tour

Come learn on the streets of historic downtown Newton about the town that changed the way the world works.

Historic downtown Newton was very close to the factory district, which became the washing machine capital of the world. As the different com...

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City of Newton's Economic Development Partners

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Newton Fire Department Responds to Multi-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 80

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The Newton Fire Department responded to a multi-vehicle accident on I-80 on 2/4/21 at 11:49 AM. The accident occurred approximately one mile west of the 164 Exit for Newton in the eastbound lanes due to winter weather conditions. Multiple vehicles were in...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Fire on January 31 Injures One Newton Resident

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The Newton Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 400 block of W 7th St N Sunday, 1/31/2021, at approximately 11:00 AM. The resident called 911 stating the house was on fire and the call ended. When the Newton Police Department arrived, no repor...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: February 3, 2021

Fire Department & Newton High School National Honor Society Students Work to Clear Fire Hydrants

Newton Fire Department Staff and Newton High School National Honor Society Students Work to Clear F

Newton High School National Honor Society students helped the Newton Fire Department clear hydrants in a residential neighborhood to the northeast of Newton High School. The NHS Advisor Tim Hemann contacted the Fire Department to complete a project that w...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Clearing Snow from Around Fire Hydrants

EVERY SECOND COUNTS IN AN EMERGENCY KEEP FIRE HYDRANTS CLEAR OF SNOW

When winter is at its coldest, you may want to spend most of your time inside. However, it is important to keep an eye on what is happening outdoors, too. Winter weather can create fire safety hazards, such as ice or heavy snowfall that can obstruct fire ...

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Newton Fire Department

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

City of Newton Has Access to Crisis Response Team as part of Central Iowa Community Services Region

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Jasper County and the City of Newton are fortunate to be a part of the Central Iowa Community Services Region and have access to a mental health crisis response team through that organization. The crisis response team, staffed and administered by Eyerly B...

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Newton Police Department
Posted on: December 8, 2020

2021 Pet Licenses Available for Purchase from the Newton Police Department

The Newton Police Department is reminding pet owners to purchase their 2019 licenses

The Newton Police Department has 2021 dog, cat and miniature pig licenses available for sale. For those renewing their pet licenses this year, the deadline is Wednesday, March 31, 2021, to avoid a $20 late fee.

Licenses are available at the Newton Police D...

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Newton Police Department

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

New Library Hours Effective February 8

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We are pleased to announce that the library will be offering additional walk-in browsing hours!

Walk-in browsing will be available Mondays (10-8), Tuesdays (10-6), Thursdays (10-6), & Saturdays (10-2). The public is welcome to drop-in anytime during th...

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Newton Public Library

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