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 2022:

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


City Council

Marlene Harris, Ward 1




Gayle Glumac, Ward 1


Larry D. Brooks, Ward 3

Larry Brooks was first elected to the City Council in 1999 and served for eight years. He returned to the council in 2007. Larry is a member of the Finance and Insurance committees. He is a member of Jasper County 911 Board, the Chamber of Commerce, Knights of Columbus, St. Thomas Church and the Gold Wing Road Riders Association.

Larry is a 1960 graduate of Newton Community High School. He is retired from Newton IGA, where he managed the Meat Department for 36 years. Larry resides at 304 S. Jackson Street in Newton with his wife, Connie. They have five children and 10 grandchildren.


David Brown, Ward 2
David Brown was elected to his first term as Alderman of Ward 2 in 2007. He is committee chairman for the Emergency Management Agency; Health and Sanitation; and Parks, Cemeteries and Pool committees.

                      
David is a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church. He is a 1988 graduate of Newton Community High School. He received an associates degree from Frontier Community College.  David resides at 805 N. E. Hickory Drive in Newton with his wife, Melissa. They have three sons, Connor, Parker and Carson. 


Eric Blake, Ward 2  
Eric Blake was appointed to City Council in February, 2014. He is Committee Chairman for Negotiations and Dues and Donations.


Eric is a member of St. Thomas Church and the Knights of Columbus. He also serves on the St. Thomas School Board and is Secretary and Precinct Committeeman for the Jasper County Republican Central Committee. Eric is a 1992 graduate of Newton Community High School and is employed at Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Indiana. Eric resides at 23 Central Drive in Newton with his wife, Jamie. They have two children, Madison and Landen.


RJ Lindemann, Ward 3


The City of Newton is governed by the Mayor and an six-person City Council. The City Council is comprised of two elected councilmen from each of the three City Wards.Currently there are 22 committees or commissions to assist with the governance of the City's affairs. 

Mayor JOSHUA KUHL  

Our City Government

 

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