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Council Meeting Schedule

Regularly scheduled Newton City Council meetings are held at 6:00 pm on the first and third Tuesday of each month. The City Council meetings and committee meetings are held at City Hall located at 108 N. Van Buren in Newton. 


Meeting dates for 2017:

Jan. 3 and 17
Feb. 7 and 21
March 7 and 21
April 4 and 18
May 2 and 16
June 6 and 20
July 5 and 18
Aug. 1 and 15
Sept. 5 and 19
Oct. 3 and 17
Nov. 7 and 21
Dec. 5 and 19


streets & alleys: 

Bob Reisner(Chair)

Larry Brooks

Eric Blake


Advertising/Marketing

Scott Bloomberg, Chair

Steve Rubsam

​Larry Brooks

revolving loan fund:

Mark Bolander, Chair

Melissa Brooks, City Treasurer

Max Tedford, Attorney

Scott Bierman, JEDI

Brett Lessley, Financial Comm.

Tom Brown, SCIRP&DC Representative

Ken Larimore, Economic Dev. Coordinator

Zoning Board of Appeals (elected):

Ken Albrecht, Chairman

Maxine Calvert, Vice Chairman

Tim Farley, Secretary

Tom Clark

Gina Fox

David Dow

Ed Webb

water & wastewater:

Bob Reisner, WasteWater Chair

Larry Brooks, Water Chair

Steve Rubsam

zoning administrator:

John Stone

EMA, HEALTH & SANITATION:

David Brown, Chair

Scott Bloomberg

Doug Long


PERSONNEL:

Larry Brooks, Chair

Bob Reisner

Eric Blake

Alcohol & Tobacco:

Eric Blake, Chair

David Brown

Scott Bloomberg


Buildings & grounds:

Larry Brooks, Chair

Bob Reisner

Eric Blake


CITY INSURANCE:

David Brown, Chair

Melissa Brooks

​Larry Brooks


FINANCE:

Steve Rubsam, Chair

Larry Brooks

David Brown


police:

Scott Bloomberg, Chair

Larry Brooks

Bob Reisner

Animal Control:

Eric Blake, Chair

Scott Bloomberg

David Brown


building permits:

Scott Bloomberg, Chair

Bob Reisner

David Brown

John Stone

Mike Swick


DUES & DONATIONS:

Eric Blake, Chair

Bob Reisner

Steve Rubsam


JASPER CO. ECONOMIC DEV. INC. (JEDI)

Scott Bloomberg, Chair

Larry Brooks

Mark Bolander


NEGOTIATION:

Eric Blake, Chair

Larry Brooks

Scott Bloomberg

AUDIT:

Eric Blake, Chair

Melissa Brooks

​Alice Addis


CABLE TELEVISION:

Larry Brooks, Chair

Greg White

David Brown


ELECTRIC:

Steve Rubsam, Chair

Bob Reisner

David Brown


PARKS/CEMETERY & POOL

David Brown, Chair

Scott Bloomberg

​Steve Rubsam


SAFETY:

Bob Reisner, Chair

Eric Blake

David Brown

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City Council Committees

The City of Newton is divided into three Wards. There are also 21 committees that meet on an as needed basis to discuss City business. 

City Wards:

Ward 1 - Scott Bloomberg and Stephen Rubsam
Ward 2 - David Brown and Eric Blake

Ward 3 - Larry Brooks and Robert Reisner

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Our Wards and Committees

 

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