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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Volunteer to Help Neighbors in Need

HELP MAP

Now and in the days to come, routine activities may be risky for more vulnerable neighbors. That’s why Nextdoor has introduced the Help Map – an interactive map of your neighborhood where neighbors can mark themselves as someone who ca...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: March 26, 2020

A Letter from Mayor Hansen

To the Citizens of Newton:

I’ve been approached about issuing a "shelter-in-place" order for Newton or working with the County for a county-wide shelter-in-place order.

Here’s my thinking on it...

This link (https://bit.ly/2QNxa...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing State Public Health Emergency Declaration

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Gov. Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration, suspending elective and nonessential medical and dental procedures, extending and expanding retail business closures, ordering health care facilities and nur...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Jasper County EMA Accepting PPE Donations

COVID-19 PPE EOC - GRAPHICS

Jasper County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is currently seeking donations of personal protective equipment (PPE).

If your business and/or facility is not operating or seeing patients and clients at a reduced schedule please consider donating any avail...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: March 22, 2020

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing State Public Health Emergency Declaration

Today, Gov. Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration. The proclamation includes additional mandatory closures, relaxes certain restrictions to promote additional social distancing and provides regulatory ...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: March 18, 2020

City of Newton Buildings & Offices Closed to Public through March 31

CITY OF NEWTON BUILDINGS AND OFFICES CLOSED TO PUBLIC THROUGH MARCH 31

In an effort to implement social distancing practices recommended to slow the spread of COVID-19, Mayor Michael L. Hansen has amended his emergency proclamation from Tuesday, March 17 to include closing all city buildings from public access beginning on T...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Mayor Signs Emergency Proclamation

Mayor Michael L. Hansen has signed a proclamation that determines a state of emergency or public danger exists and directs that all gathering of 10 people or more on public property or public right-of-way are hereby prohibited and any permits or permissio...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: March 16, 2020

March 16, 2020 - Coronavirus/COVID-19 Jasper County, Iowa Government Update

In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, Jasper County is taking steps to protect employees and the public. If you are planning to visit one of the County buildings located in Newton, please call ahead to see if you can conduct your business...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: March 16, 2020

March 16, 2020 - Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information

The City of Newton has no higher priority than to protect the health and safety of our citizens and our employees. We are actively and closely monitoring the coronavirus situation, and we are working hard to stay on top of this evolving situation.

The publ...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: March 15, 2020

March 15, 2020 - Coronavirus/COVID-19 Updated Information

There is now community spread of COVID 19 in Iowa; please review the Iowa Dept of Public Health updated guidelines as of this the evening of March 14, 2020. There are still no positive cases in Jasper County.

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: March 13, 2020

How to View Newton City Council Meetings

The Newton City Council and City of Newton staff would like to remind Newton citizens that they have the option to view City Council meetings live if they prefer not to attend a meeting in person.

  • Television – Meetings are broadcast live on Media...
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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: February 25, 2020

City of Newton Audit Report Released

Audit Report

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 $27,573,072 for the year ended June 30, 2019. The receipts inc...

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City of Newton - Administration