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GENERAL ELECTION
(ELECCION GENERAL)

CITY OF NEWTON
(CIUDAD de Newton)
May 4th, 2024
(04 de mayo 2024)

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Vote for the candidate of your choice in each race by placing an "X" in the square beside the candidate's name.
(NOTA DE INSTRUCCION)
VOTE POR EL CANDIDATO DE SU PREFERENCIA EN CADA CANDIDATURE MARCANDO CON UNA "X" EL CUADRO AL
LADO DEL NOMBRE DEL CANDIDATO)


CITY COUNCIL 2 YEAR TERM
Mark an X beside the Candidates you vote for
Three (3) Positions are up for City Council Person

( ) JAMEY SPEARS
( ) ARON FOWLER 
( ) DUSTY SPIVEY  
( ) JAMES BEAN     
( ) JONI MILLER     
     ( ) JOHN JEFFERSON


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Election

City of Newton Election
The City of Newton will hold an election, Sat. May 4th, 2024
from 7 am to 7 pm
in order to elect
3 Council Members.
Voting will take place at City Hall Council Chambers
101 W. North St
Newton, Texas

Early Voting will be held
April 22nd- April 30th
Monday-Friday
8am-4:30 pm
at City Hall
101 W. North St.
Newton, Texas.

MUST BRING IN VALID IDENTIFICATION TO VOTE
Must Be Registered to Vote in Newton Co.
Must live within the City Limits


Fair Holiday



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THE CITY OF NEWTON
WILL BE CLOSED
FRIDAY April 12th
FOR FAIR DAY
GARBAGE PICKUP FOR FRIDAY’S ROUTE WILL BE THURSDAY April 11th
Transfer station will be open Thursday  8-3
Closed Friday, Open Saturday 8-10
 and Monday 8-3

Public Comment Form

Public comment (002)

Register for Emergency Notifications

to Register for Emergency notifications:
    
http://newton.genasys.com/portal/en
sign up today

Election

Internet Posting Requirements for Political Subdivisions

Mailing Address of Political Subdivision:
Direccion Postal de Subdivision Politica:
Telephone Number
Mu,erp de Telefono:
E-Mail
Direccion de  Correo Electronico:
101 W. North St., Newton, Texas 409-379-5061 molly@newtontexas.org



Elected Officers of Political Subdivision
Oficiales Electos de la Subdivision Politica
Year Elected Officer's Term Expires
Ano en que Expira el Mandato del Oficial Electo
John Pollock-Mayor Elected 2023/ Expires 2025
John Jefferson-Councilman Elected 2022/Expires 2024
Joni Miller-Councilwoman Elected 2022/Expires 2024
James Bean-Councilman Elected 2022-Expires 2024
Tommy Westbrook-Councilman Elected 2023-Expires 2025
Joe Miller-Councilman Elected 2023-Expires 2025



Date of Next Officer Election
Fecha de la Proxima Eleccion de Oficial
Location of Next Officer Election
Ubicacion de la Proxima Eleccion de Oficial
May 4, 2024 101 W. North St., Newton, Texas



Candidate Eligibility Requirements
Requisitos de Elegibilidad del Candidato
Deadline to File Candidate Application
Fecha Limite Para Presentar la Solicitud de Candidato
Must live in the City limits
Must be a registered voter in Newton, County
Feb. 16, 2024

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NOTICE OF ADDRESS FOR FILING APPLICATIONS

Notice is hereby given that applications for a place on the City Council Ballot may be filed in person at the following
address until 4:30 pm on Feb. 16, 2024

Address
101 W. North St
Newton, Texas 75966
                                                                                  Molly Will

                                                                 Dec. 18th, 2023


AVISO DEL LUGAR DONDE SE REGISTRARAN SOLICITUDES

Por la presente se notifica que las solicitudes para un lugar en la boleta del Concejo Municipal
podrán presentarse personalmente en la siguiente dirección hasta las 4:30 pm del 16 de febrero de 2024.
 

Address
101 W. North St
Newton, Texas 75966

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Declaration of Disaster and Order Prohibiting Outdoor Burning Aug 21, 2023

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DECLARATION OF DISASTER AND ORDER PROHIBITING OUTDOOR BURNING FOR CITY OF NEWTON

 
WHEREAS, on August 14th,2023 Governor Abbott issued a State Disaster Declaration for wildfire activity in 191 counties, including Newton County.
 
 WHEREAS, the City of Newton is currently threatened by high or extreme wildland fire hazard. This threat is caused by abundant fuel and extreme dry conditions across the State in Newton County, and; 
WHEREAS, the Keetch-Byram Drought index for City of Newton is greater than 750, and; 
WHEREAS, extraordinary measures must be taken to protect life and/or property;
NOW THEREFORE, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AUTHORITY VESTED IN THE NEWTON COUNTY JUDGE BY SECTION 418.108 OF THE TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE, I DO HEREBY PROCLAIM THE EXISTENCE OF SUCH DISASTER AND DIRECT THAT ALL NECESSARY MEASURES BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE AUTHORIZED BY THE LAWS OF THE SATE OF TEXAS BE IMPLEMENTED TO MEET THAT DISASTER:
 
1.That local state of disaster is hereby proclaimed for the City of Newton pursuant to section 108(a) of the Texas Government Code.
2.Pursuant to section 108(b) of the Government Code, this Declaration of a local state disaster shall continue for seven (7) days unless extended by the City Council and then for so long as such conditions exists with the exception granted to fireworks under Section
108.108 (I) of the Government Code.
3.Pursuant to section 418.108 (c) of the Government Code, this declaration of a local state of disaster shall be given prompt and general publicity and shall be filed with the City Secretary of the City of
4.Pursuant to section 108 (d) of the Government Code, the Declaration of a local state of disaster activates the City of Newton Emergency Management Plan.
5.The purpose of this order is the mitigation of the hazard posed by wildfires by curtailing the practice of outdoor burning, which purpose is to be taken into account in any enforcement based upon this order.
Be it therefore ordered that the following emergency regulations are hereby established for all unincorporated areas of the City of Newton, Texas in accordance with section 418.108 (h) (1) of the Government Code.
·   Action Prohibited:
·        A person violated this Order if they burn any combustible material outside or orders such
·        A person violated this Order if they engage in any activity outdoors, which could allow flames or sparks that could result in a fire or orders such activities by others.
·        This order does not prohibit outdoor burning activities related to public health and safety that are authorized by the Texas Commission on Environmental
·   In accordance with Local government Code section 081(h), a violation of this order is a crass C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.00.
 
BE IT ALSO ORDERED that this order may be enforced by any duly commissioned peace officer and that the venue for prosecution of this order will be Municipal Court, City of Newton, Texas
This declaration and Order shall take effect Immediately from and after it's issuance and continue for a period of seven (7) days unless extended by the City Council,
DECLARATION AND ORDERED THIS 21st DAY OF August 2023.
 
 
 
 
Mayor, John Pollock
 
 
City Secretary, Molly Will