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Yes, anyone going door to door will need to complete a Peddler's Permit. Residents have the right to ask to see the city issued ORIGINAL permit (copies are not valid) and identification (driver's license) before allowing peddlers/solicitors into their homes.
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We are happy to help you get all the information you need. If you can’t locate the answers in our website, please call City Hall at 641-792-2787.
Visit the Staff Directory to find all department and staff contact information.
The City of Newton no longer accepts paper applications. All applications must be submitted online through the City's website.
Apply by clicking on the job title you are interested in and then clicking on the "Apply Now" link. If it is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can import your resume and any other required attachments from a saved document file on your computer and complete and submit the application. Your resume may be saved and used to apply for future job openings.
Community organizations are welcome to submit events to the City of Newton's Community Calendar. The City encourages the submission of events which cater to the whole community such as pancake breakfasts, free concerts, ribbon cuttings and so on. The Community Calendar is not intended to promote private programming or sales initiatives or to support a political party or candidate. The City has the right to decline any calendar submissions.
Voter registration may be completed in the Auditor’s office located in the Jasper County Courthouse at 101 1st Street North in Newton, Room 202 (2nd floor). More information on voting and elections can be found by viewing the Jasper County Auditor’s election website.
Absentee ballots are available through the Jasper County Auditor’s office. Call 641-792-7016 or visit the Jasper County elections website for more information.
Precinct/Polling locations may be found on the Iowa Secretary of State website by entering your 5-digit zip code and address. Click here to find your Precinct/Polling Place on the Secretary of State’s website. You can click here to view the most recent voting locations from the Jasper County Auditor’s office.
For information about Jasper County property and real estate taxes contact the Jasper County Treasurer's Office at 641-792-7731. You can view the information online by clicking here.
Information about filing and submitting Federal income taxes is available through the Internal Revenue Service. Click here to visit their website.
Information about filing and submitting your State of Iowa income tax is available through the Iowa Department of Revenue's website. Click here to visit their website.
Weekly garbage and recycling collection is provided by Dodd's Trash Hauling & Recycling Monday through Friday. Recycling should be placed at the curb between 1 p.m. and 9 p.m. prior to the scheduled collection day. Trash shall be placed at the curb after 6 p.m. on the day prior to regularly scheduled trash collection and no later than 5 a.m. on your collection day. The container shall be promptly removed from the curb following collection. Click here to learn more about the Newton Sanitary Landfill.