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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Former WaterWorks Board of Trustees recognized for their service

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At the January 16 City Council meeting, Mayor Hansen recognized members of the former Newton WaterWorks Board of Trustees for their service. Maureen Lockwood, Brett Doerring and Brian Buch (who was not present during the meeting) received personalized gif...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: January 11, 2023

Keep Your Family safe. Make a Family Emergency Plan.

family emergency plan

You and your family may not be together when an emergency happens, so knowing what to do, where you will go, and how to get in touch with family members is important. 

Create a family communication plan.

Choose an out-of-town friend or relative to...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: January 9, 2023

Be Ready - Build An Emergency Supply Kit

emergency supply kit

Build an emergency supply kit. In an emergency, there are items you and your family will need. Pack a bag with items listed below. After assembling your kit, store it in a place known to all household members. Review the contents of your kit periodically ...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: January 6, 2023

City of Newton Begins Using CivicClerk for City Council, Boards & Agendas

civic clerk

The City of Newton is using a new tool, CivicClerk, for City Council agendas and packets; as well as board and commission agendas. 

You can subscribe to receive email notifications of new meetings, agendas and minutes directly in CivicClerk here: ...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: January 4, 2023

NPD to partner with IABD for education and enforcement

Newton Police Department

The Newton Police Department has taken a pledge to keep tobacco, alternative nicotine and vapor products out of the hands of Newton underage persons.

Known as I-PLEDGE, the program is a partnership with the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division (ABD) to educat...

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Newton Police Department
Posted on: January 3, 2023

Newton Fire Department Reminds Residents about Carbon Monoxide Alarm Requirements and Recommendation

Are carbon monoxide (CO) alarms installed and maintained in your home? If not, then you and everyone in your household could be at risk of CO poisoning. Carbon monoxide alarms inside your home provide an early warning of the presence of deadly carbon mono...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: January 1, 2023

How to obtain information about weather and road conditions

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Learn about the hazards that can affect your community and learn how to get information about current weather and road conditions. Pay attention to the news. Local radio and television stations provide up-to-date weather information.

Wireless Emergency Ale...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: December 21, 2022

Snow Removal Operations Explained

City snow removal crews begin snow plowing operations and the snow ordinance goes into effect when accumulation reaches 2 inches. Plowing operations may begin after about an inch of accumulation for snow events during regular working hours. You can find o...

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Additional Info... City of Newton - Public Works
Posted on: December 8, 2022

Newton Public Library Offers Homebound Reader Service

homebound reader

Winter is coming and that makes it the perfect time to check out our Homebound Reader Service! 

The Homebound Reader Service is a free program designed for Newton residents who are confined to their homes, either temporarily or long-term, by an il...

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Newton Public Library
Posted on: December 7, 2022

Emergency Shelter Designated in Newton

Photo of representatives from City of Newton, the Newton YMCA, Alliant Energy, the American Red Cros

Jasper County has had its share of severe weather causing significant and extended disruption of electrical power impacting the public’s safety and the well-being of citizens. It has been and continues to be a major concern of  public s...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: December 7, 2022

Emergency Shelter Designated in Newton

Photo of representatives from City of Newton, the Newton YMCA, Alliant Energy, the American Red Cros

Jasper County has had its share of severe weather causing significant and extended disruption of electrical power impacting the public’s safety and the well-being of citizens. It has been and continues to be a major concern of  public s...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: November 16, 2022

ATV/UTV Ordinance Information

atvutv

Properly equipped ATVs and UTVs can now be operated within City limits and on any street/highway within the City limits with the following limitations and prohibitions:

  • No ATVs and UTVs allowed on First Avenue (Highway 6)
    • Exceptions - UTVs and ATVs may be o...
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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Free Live Homework Help Now Available at the Library

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Gain access to homework help (and much more) from the Library’s catalog with Brainfuse’s HelpNow™  database and your library card! Brainfuse HelpNow™ provides learning solutions for users of diverse needs a...

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Newton Public Library