News Flash

Posted on: March 21, 2020

U.S. Small Business Administration Issues Economic Injury Disaster Loan declaration for Iowa

Small Business COVID-19 Assistance

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is now making loans available statewide to small businesses and private, non-profit organizations to help alleviate economic injury caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster...

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City of Newton - Community Development
Posted on: February 12, 2020

2020 Census Information

WHAT? 

Count

The census is a count of everyone living in the United States. This mandatory count is required by the United States Constitution. 

WHO? 

Everyone

The population of the United States must be counted. This includes peopl...

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City of Newton - Community Development
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Newton Complete Count Committee Meets

On February 3rd, the Newton Complete Count Committee met for the first time to learn about the upcoming Census and how each member can have an impact within our community. Tracy Stevens, US Census Partnership Specialist, addressed the group and described ...

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City of Newton - Community Development
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Arbor Estates Update

Arbor Estates Plat 1

Phase 1 construction is on hold for winter, with a majority of the underground utility work already completed. When weather allows, the remaining work will be completed this spring, including paving. Plans are being finalized for the rough grading project...

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City of Newton - Community Development
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Building Permit Stats

Building Activity

For the month of January 2020, 12 development permits were issued: 

  • 3 building permits
  • 4 electrical permits 
  • 2 plumbing permits
  • 3 mechanical permits.  

Project valuation for the January building permits issued was $625,000.  ...

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City of Newton - Community Development