Mayor and Council

Mayor Brian Puhrmann
Term expires December 31, 2023
Email: mayor@newelliowa.com

The mayor has a term of four years.

Each City Council Member has a term of 4 years. The Newell City Council is comprised of 5 people. They are:

Stephen Smith 
Term expires 2025
Email: council3@newelliowa.com

Anastasia Johnson
Term expires 2023
Email: council1@newelliowa.com

Pamela Wilken
Term expires 2025
Email: council4@newelliowa.com

Stan Henrich 
Term expires 2023
Email: council2@newelliowa.com

Chelsee Bohe
Term expires 2023
Email: council5@newelliowa.com

2023 Council meeting dates:

  • Jan 9
  • Feb 6
  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 10
  • Aug 7
  • Sept 5 (Tuesday)
  • Oct 2
  • Nov 6
  • Dec 4

Holiday Schedule 2023

  • February 20- Monday - President’s Day
  • April 7 – Friday – Good Friday
  • May 29 – Monday – Memorial Day
  • July 4 – Tuesday – Independence Day
  • September 4 – Monday – Labor Day
  • November 10 – Friday – Veterans Day (observed)
  • November 23 – Thursday – Thanksgiving
  • November 24 – Friday – Thanksgiving/Black Friday
  • December 25 – Monday – Christmas
  • January 1, 2024 – Monday - New Year’s Day