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Posted on: December 27, 2019

Landfill Update

Landfill Compactor

From January 1 through November 30, the landfill accepted 35,233.17 tons of material that range from residential trash to construction debris, including 1,495.93 tons of asbestos. The Newton Sanitary Landfill has also diverted many items from being landfi...

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Public Works
Posted on: December 27, 2019

Snowplow Storage Building

Snowplow Storage Building

As part of the City of Newton’s Capital Improvement Plan, City Council authorized the Public Works department to build additional storage for equipment. The new 45-ft x 60-ft addition to an existing equipment storage building at the public works...

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Public Works
Posted on: December 26, 2019

WPC Supervisor Attains Grade IV WW Operator Certification

Brad Hansen, Water Pollution Control Operations and Maintenance Supervisor

Brad Hansen, Water Pollution Control Operations and Maintenance Supervisor, recently received his Iowa DNR Grade IV Wastewater operator certification.

To receive the certification, Hansen had to complete and pass an exam from the Iowa DNR. 

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Public Works
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Parks Operations - Hike & Bike Trail Repairs

Parks Operations - Hike Bike Trail Repairs

In September 2019, City Council City Council authorized a Hike and Bike Trail repair project for $87,000. Many areas of the trail are showing their age, with some portions being nearly 25 years old. 

The repair project included removing and replac...

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Public Works
Posted on: November 11, 2019

What You Need to Know About Snow Removal in Newton

Public Works Operations / Streets - Snow Removal Operations

City of Newton Snow Ordinance

The City of Newton's Snow Ordinance states that there is no street parking at 2 inches of accumulation. You can find out if the City of Newton Snow Ordinance is in effect by calling 641-791-SNOW (7669). 

Snow ordinance...

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Public Works