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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Newton RAGBRAI Needs You!

Newton RAGBRAI

One of Iowa’s greatest events is coming to Newton. RAGBRAI will be making an overnight stop in Newton on July 25, 2018. The people of Iowa truly make RAGBRAI the special event that it is by opening up their towns and communities to participants....

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City Administration
Posted on: July 1, 2018

Newton RAGBRAI Shirts Available

Newton RAGBRAI

Newton RAGBRAI T-shirts are now available for purchase at Newton Hy-Vee and the Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce. T-shirts are $15 each. Volunteers have an opportunity to purchase a special RAGBRAI tee by completing the volunteer form located onlin...

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City Administration

News Flash

Posted on: July 11, 2018

Westwood Golf Course Update

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The Iowa High School Athletic Association’s (IHSAA) Class 1A Boys State Tournament was held at Westwood on Thursday and Friday, May 24th and 25th. 64 Players from 19 different schools from all across Iowa qualified for the tournament. The course...

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Community Services
Posted on: May 25, 2018

What You Need to Know About Grass Clippings

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The City of Newton is asking residents to keep all grass clippings or other yard waste out of the City streets and alleys. Please direct your mower away from the street and back onto your property, and remove any clippings that may have been accidentally ...

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Community Services

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News Flash

Posted on: July 10, 2018

Fire Department Completes Hose Testing

Fire Department staff is beginning hydrant testing in the community for 2018. The area being tested is between from W 4th Street to the western edge of Newton. The inspections insure that the hydrants are operational and determine the amount of water flow...

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Fire Department
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Fire Crews Assisted with Assembly of the Wall That Heals

Fire Crews Assisted with Assembly of the Wall That Heals

The Wall That Heals was featured on May 31st in the field east of H.A. Lynn Field. The Newton Fire Department assisted in the set up and tear down of the The Wall.  Crew members noted “it was a very moving experience and an honor to hel...

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Fire Department

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Library

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Posted on: July 7, 2018

Smaller Library Construction and Improvements

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While the Library was closed for renovations, other projects were completed as well. Our Children’s restroom was converted into an ADA complaint restroom for all ages and gender. Baby changing stations were added to our public restrooms (which i...

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Library
Posted on: July 6, 2018

The Library is Open!

After Renovation

The Library opened its doors on Monday, June 4th to the public after being closed for 2 months for massive renovations. Patrons have been very understanding about computer equipment, microfilm readers, and Internet not being 100% ready to open. Patrons we...

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Library

News Flash

Posted on: July 11, 2018

Maytag Pool

 Toddler Time Update - Reminder due to swim lessons at the Maytag Pool July 9th - July 20th, Toddler Time will not begin until noon. After July 20th it will return to regular hours.

Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: July 6, 2018

Building Activity May 2018

Building Activity

For the month of May 2018, the City issued 29 Development Permits - 4 Building Permits, 12 Electrical Permits, 4 Plumbing Permits, 5 Mechanical Permits, and 4 Demolition Permits. Total valuation Calendar Year-to-Date for projects is $10,499,100. Building ...

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Planning & Zoning

News Flash

Posted on: July 2, 2018

Chief Burdess Elected President of the IPCA

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Chief Burdess was recently elected president of the Iowa Police Chiefs Association (IPCA) during the organization’s annual conference in Coralville. The IPCA represents over 200 Iowa police chiefs and sheriffs and works with other statewide law ...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 9, 2018

Body Cam Deployment

Body Cam Deployment

The Police Department launched the new in-car video and body cam program on June 5th. Several officers have been trained and have begun using the new system. The body cams are attached to the officer’s uniform in the mid-torso area via a magneti...

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Police Department

News Flash

Posted on: July 14, 2018

Public Works Operations / Streets makes Preparations for RAGBRAI

Public Works Operations / Streets makes Preparations for RAGBRAI

Public works operations streets crews have been working over the last several weeks completing several concrete patches. The Newton RAGBRAI RIDE RIGHT Committee rides the route of each community and gives them a list of items that needs repaired. Shown he...

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Public Works
Posted on: July 12, 2018

Parks Operations Update

Parks Operations UPDATE

Parks Operations staff has had an extremely busy spring with preparing both Union and Memorial Garden Cemeteries for Memorial Day, prepping all the ball fields, hosting the Iowa High School 1A Boys Golf Tournament, getting Maytag Pool ready to open for th...

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Public Works

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