2021 Resolutions

Resolution 21-01 Closed Session Minutes

Resolution 21-02 Authorize the Destruction of the Audio Recordings of Closed Sessions

Resolution 21-03 Resolution Regarding Financing of Griffith Real Estate Purchase

Resolution 21-04 TIF Feasibility and Inducement Resolution

Resolution 21-05  MFT General Maintenance Fund

Resolution 21-06 TIF Amendment-Establishing Time and Place for a Public Hearing

Resolution 21-07 Adopt Updated Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan

Resolution 21-08 2021 Fall Festival Parade

Resolution 21-09 Closed Session Minutes

Resolution 21-10 Authorize the Destruction of audio Recordings of Closed Session

Resolution 21-11 2021 Homecoming Parade Permit


Resolution 20-01 Closed Session Minutes
Resolution 20-02 Authorize the Destruction of the Audio Recordings of Closed Sessions

Resolution 20-03 Intergovernmental Agreement 911, Sheriff and Police Radios

Resolution 20-04  MFT General Maintenance Fund 


​Resolution 20-06 Amendment to Fiscal Year 2020 2021 budget

Resolution 20-07 Closed Session Minutes
Resolution 20-08 Authorize the Destruction of the Audio Recordings of Closed Sessions

Resolution 20-09 WWT Resolution to refinance PSB loan 2020

Resolution 20-10 Resolution To Defray City Obligations in the Health Insurance Plan


Resolution 19-01 Closed Session Minutes
Resolution 19-02 Authorize the Destruction of the Audio Recordings of Closed Sessions
Resolution 19-03  MFT (Funds)

​Resolution 19-04 Regarding Truck Parking Lot Fund

Resolution 19-05 2019 Fall Festival

Resolution 19-06Support CDB Grant for Liberty St. Water Main

​​Resolution 19-07 Closed Session Minutes

Resolution 19-08 Authorize the Destruction of audio Recordings of Closed Session

Resolution 19-09 2019 Homecoming Parade Permit

Resolution 19-10 Adopting A Fraud, Waste And Abuse Policy 


Resolution 18-01 Closed Session Minutes

Resolution 18-02 Authorize the Destruction of the Audio Recordings of Closed Sessions

Resolution 18-03  MFT (Funds)

Resolution 18-04 Resolution Regarding Police Vehicle Fund 

Resolution 18-05 5K Fundrasier for Eagle Trail Riverwalk 2018 

Resolution 18-06 Road Closures for Fall Festival Parade

Resolution 18-07 Tip Jar and Pull Tab Funds

Resolution 18-08 Closed Session Minutes

Resolution 18-09 Authorize the Destruction of audio Recordings of Closed Session

Resolution 18-10 Homecoming Parade 2018

Resolution 18-11 Intergovernmental Agreement with SICJTP (Police Training)



​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

Resolution 17-12 In Support of Illinois Bicentennial Celebrations

Resolution 17-13 Council Resolution of Support for CDBG Grant Program

Resolution 17-14 Committing Local Funds for CDBG 

Resolution 17-15 Approving the "2017-2019 Local Administrative Policy  and Procedures Manual

Our Resolutions & Ordinances


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​​​​​2019 ORDINANCES

Ordinance 19-01 Amending the Zoning Map 

Ordinance 19-02 City Ordinance Amending the Zoning Map Pennington Ford

Ordinance 19-03 Amending the Special Event Liquor License signed

Ordinance 19-04 Amend Smokeless tobacco (Vaping)

​Ordinance 19-05 Annexation Agreement with Seth and Brooke Woods

Ordinance 19-06 Approving Sale of Real Estate, 404 E. Morgan St.

Ordinance 19-07 Appropriation ordinance 2019-2020 recorded

Ordinance 19-08 Vacating an Alley - Stevens Street (Sappenfield)

Ordinance 19-09 Amended Ordinance - City Collectors duties

Ordinance 19-10 Authorizing Sale of Real Estate 404 E. Morgan

Ordinance 19-11 Amend Section 33-4-4 (F) (superseded by Ordinance 19-13)

Ordinance 19-12 Net Metering Policy with Exhibits

Ordinance 19-13 Amend Section 33-4-4 (F) (deposit fee increase) 

Ordinance 19-14 TAX LEVY ORDINANCE 2019-2020

Ordinance 19-15 Municipal Cannabis Business Prohibition Ordinance


Ordinance 20-01 Amend Sch B - one way street  (Decatur Street)

Ordinance 20-02 Amending the 21-2-7 Class E liquor licenses (add 2 more)

Ordinance 20-03 Amend Chapter 38 -1-14- Connection Permit Fees 

Ordinance 20-04  Amend Chapter 38 -1-7-  Multiple Unit Rate

​Ordinance 20-05 Amend Chapter 11 -1-1  Electric rate 

Ordinance 20-06 Amend Chapter 11 -2-1 Para. A-2 - incentive on rates

Ordinance 20-07 Republic Service Chapter 17 

Ordinance 20-08 Amend  Chapter 21 - Liquor Entertainment & Event Venue and Licenses

Ordinance 20-09 Annexation Agreement with Micheal and Sandy Birch

Ordinance 20-10 Appropriations Ordinance 2020-2021

Ordinance 20-11 Annexation Agreement with Barbara D. Martin and Judith Zumbahlen 

Ordinance 20-12 Amend Chapter 12-1-16 - Holiday pay (4 hours) New Years Eve

Ordinance 20-13 Approving Local CURE Program Financial Support

Ordinance 20-14 Amend Salaries for Elected Officials

Ordinance 20-15 Amend Section 22 - Sexual Harassment

Ordinance 20-16 TAX LEVY 2020-2021

Ordinance 20-17 Amend Zoning Map-JCCUD #1, 1401 Clayton Ave.


Ordinance 21-01 City Ordinance Approving Annexation Tony Haney

Ordinance 21-02 City Ordinance Authorizing Interfund Loan_re_Griffith Real Estate Purchase

Ordinance 21-03 City Ordinance Amending Schedule B to Section 24-3-2 One-Way Streets

Ordinance 21-04 City Ordinance Amend Chapter 21 Article II - Liquor Licenses

Ordinance 21-05 Amend rule and order of city council meetings 

Ordinance 21-06 Amend  Chapter 21 Article II- Outside sales  

Ordinance 21-07 Authorize the Lease of Ground for farming proposes revised 

Ordinance 21-08 Appropriations Ordinance 2021-2022 

Ordinance 21-09 Amend  Chapter 25 - Nuisances - 25-1-3

Ordinance 21-10 Ordinance to sale of real estate by sealed bid (Elda Leonard)

Ordinance 21-11 Amend  Chapter 7 Article VII- tattoo fees

Ordinance 21-12 Coronavirus recovery

Ordinance 21-13 Sale of Real Estate by sealed bid in the Five Aprils Outlot (D. Huddlestun)

Ordinance 21-14 TAX LEVY 2021-2022  DRAFT

Ordinance 22-XX TIF 1 Amendment Ordinance (TABLED) 

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.

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 2021:

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

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