Mayor and Council

NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILL MAYORAL VACANCY BY APPOINTMENT

            You are hereby notified that the City Council of the City of Newell, Iowa, has received notice of the resignation of Mayor, Justin Melohn effective April 1, 2022. Notice pursuant to Iowa Code section 372.13(2) is hereby given that the City Council of Newell intends to fill this vacancy by appointment during their regular City Council meeting that will be held at the Newell City Hall at 7:00 pm on April 4, 2022. Eligible electors of the City of Newell wanting to be considered for appointment as Mayor should submit a request in writing to the City Clerk’s office at 207 E 2nd St by 3:30 pm on Friday April 1, 2022 or cityclerk@newelliowa.com. However, the electors of the City of Newell have the right to file a valid petition requesting that the vacancy be filled by a special election. If no such petition is filed, the appointment shall be for the period until the next pending election.

Mayor Justin Melohn
Term expires December 31, 2025
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

Brian Puhrmann
Term expires 2025
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

Council meeting dates are:

  • Monday, January 4, 2021
  • Monday, February 1, 2021
  • Monday, March 1, 2021
  • Monday, April 5, 2021
  • Monday, May 3, 2021
  • Monday, June 7, 2021
  • Tuesday, July 6, 2021
  • Monday, August 2, 2021
  • Tuesday, September 7, 2021
  • Monday, October 4, 2021
  • Monday, November 1, 2021
  • Monday, December 6, 2021