About ReNewton

With a growing population, new City projects breaking ground, and all the goals of the last comprehensive plan accomplished, it was decided that now was the perfect time to create a new vision for the community’s future, while hopefully renewing (pun intended) people’s interest in being involved in the community.

Key Values

Because of its prime location at the juncture of highways and railroads, transportation has always played a large role in Newton’s history. It seems that transportation will continue to be an important part of the city...

Insights

“We’ve accomplished everything we set forth in the previous plan in 1998. Times have changed, people have changed, and opportunities have presented themselves that were not present here 12 years ago.”
—Tim Johnson, assistant city manager