Community Attitude Survey

Community Wide Survey to be Available in “Advertiser” Next Week


There is still opportunity for citizens to provide input in the “Newton’s Future” planning process.  Next week’s Jasper County Advertiser (the week of January 23rd) will include a 4-page Community Attitude Survey insert.   Citizens are asked to complete the survey and return it to any City office, the Newton Public Library, or drop boxes located at local grocery stores, banks, and the credit union.

In addition to the paper version, a link to take the survey on-line can be found at by clicking here: Community Attitude Survey.  

 The City of Newton is underway with a planning process to create a new Comprehensive Plan, which will serve as the guide for Newton’s future.  The City is seeking the ideas, and opinions of residents to guide the next decade and beyond.  Over 100 citizens attended public input forums in November and December, and the survey will provide another opportunity to share ideas for the future.

 A comprehensive plan covers topics such as economic development, housing, land use, education, natural resources, and much more.  It is a city’s official document that sets the path for decisions, strategies, and growth to move a community forward.

Note:  If the hyper-link for the survey did not work for you, copy and paste this website address into your web browser: