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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Nuisance Code Enforcement Efforts

Nuisance Code Enforcement

For the first six months in 2018, 650 new nuisance cases were received or logged by the code enforcement inspectors. Approximately 60% of these were for tall grass or weeds, and approximately 30% were for trash or junk. The remainder of the cases were mos...

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Community Services
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Iowa Speedway Drive Overlay Project

Iowa Speedway Drive Overlay Project

On Monday, August 6th City Council approved entering into a contract with Manatts, Inc. of Brooklyn, Iowa for the Iowa Speedway Drive Overlay Project. This project includes the installation of subdrain tile along both sides of the existing paved roadway, ...

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Community Services
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Summer Concert Series at Maytag Bowl Update

Damon Dotson Summer Concert

Two more events remain for the 2018 Summer Concert Series at Maytag Bowl. DJ Karaoke will take the stage on August 16th. The final show will occur on August 30th, with the Dueling Pianos performance. Both shows begin at 7:00 pm.

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Community Services
Posted on: August 13, 2018

RAGBRAI at Maytag Pool

RAGBRAI at Maytag Pool

With perfect weather and thousands of RAGBRAI riders camping in Maytag Park, over 1,700 single-day admissions were sold at Maytag Pool on July 25th. The surge in riders using the pool and showers began in early to mid-afternoon; with the largest crowds an...

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Community Services
Posted on: August 10, 2018

Maytag Pool Safety

Maytag Pool Safety

The Community Services Division, with the assistance of Public Works staff, recently purchased and installed new safety padding around and beneath the 3-meter diving board at Maytag Pool. This padding, which has a 12 foot fall protection rating, better pr...

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Community Services
Posted on: May 25, 2018

What You Need to Know About Grass Clippings

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The City of Newton is asking residents to keep all grass clippings or other yard waste out of the City streets and alleys. Please direct your mower away from the street and back onto your property, and remove any clippings that may have been accidentally ...

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