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 2023:

January 3 and 17

February 7 and 21

March 7 and 21

April 4 and 18

May 2 and 16

June 6 and 20

July 5* and 18

August 1 and 15

September 5 and 19

October 3 and 17

November 7 and 21

December 5 and 19 

City Council

Gayle Glumac, Ward 1

Michael Swick, 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.

Kaleb Wright, Ward 2

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. 


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