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


Ordinance 16-01 Prevailing Wage

Ordinance 16-02 Amend Section 38-1-25 Water Leak Adjustment

Ordinance 16-03 Annual Appropriations

Ordinance 16-04 Amend Section 1-1-25 Payment of City fines, Utilities and other charges

Ordinance 16-05 Approving Valerie B. Burnell Annexation Agreement 

Ordinance 16-06 Amend Section 21-2-7 (C) of Newton City Code

Ordinance 16-07 Fireworks Amend Section 7-10-1 through 7-10-9 of Article X

Ordinance 16-08 City Ordinance Amend Article III - Elected Officials Salaries

Ordinance 16-09 City Ordinance Section 1-2-66 - City Clerk - Elected

Ordinance 16-10 Annual Tax Levy

Ordinance 16-11 Amend Zoning Map 

Ordinance 16-12 Regarding travel, meal and lodging  expenses

​Ordinance 16-13 Authorizing a referendum on primary elections


​Ordinance 17-01  City Ordinance Amend Section 25 Article II-Weeds

Ordinance 17-02  Amending the TIF Ordinance  

Ordinance 17-03Amend the Article XV - Cannabis to Chapter 27

Ordinance 17-04 Amend Section 9-1-1 of Chapter 9 (fees for grave openings)

Ordinance 17-05 Prevailing Wage (July 10, 17 updates)

Ordinance 17-06 Amending Section 12-1-37 of Newton City Code 

Ordinance 17-07 Appropriations 2017-18

Ordinance 17-08 City Ordinance Amend Section 24-9-2 -Golf Carts

The City of Newton Council acts upon resolutions and ordinances when necessary. Ordinances are then codified yearly. The difference between the two are that an ordinance is a law made by the municipality and a resolution is passed to provide written documentation of a municipality's opinion, will or intent and is often limited in duration.


Resolution 16-01 Closed Session Minutes

Resolution 16-02 Authorize the Destruction of the Audio Recordings of Closed Sessions

Resolution 16-03  MFT (Funds)

Resolution 16-04 Funding Support for 2016 ITEP Program Grant Project

Resolution 16-05 Amendment to Agreement between IDOT and City of Newton

Resolution 16-06 Regarding Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, letter of credit

Resolution 16-07 Road Closures for Fall Festival Parade

Resolution 16-08 Road Closures for Homecoming Parade

Resolution 16-09 Closed Session Minutes

Resolution 16-10 Destruction of Audio Recording of Closed Sessions



​Resolution 17-01 Closed Session Minutes

Resolution 17-02 Authorize the Destruction of the Audio Recordings of Closed Sessions

​Resolution 17-03 MFT fund for Maintenance

Resolution 17-04 Induce Development of Biofuels Production Facility

Resolution 17-05 Induce Development of ALCO building for Tractor Supply Company

Resolution 17-06 Homecoming Parade 2017

Resolution 17-07  Fall Festival Parade 2017

​Resolution 17-08 Resolution of Funding Support for 2016 ITEP Grant Project

Resolution 17-09 Closed Session Minutes

Resolution 17-10 Destruction of Audio Recording of Closed Sessions

Resolution 17-11 City Clerk IMRF qualification

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