Siren Activation Policy

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Better known as New Sharon, Iowa was developed in 1856 and occupies approximately one square mile in Mahaska county. Today, it is a friendly little town of approximately 1300 people – way out in the middle of everywhere – 12 miles north of Oskaloosa, 17 miles south of Grinnell and 15 miles east of Pella. Through more than a century and a half of growth, our town has kept its charm and beauty. NEW SHARON, IOWA  50207

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Monday, April 22nd / Tuesday, April 23rd Due to the extreme winter and gravel road conditions, Mahaska County Secondary Roads Department will not be participating in annual Spring clean up. City wide clean up days will be Monday April 22nd and Tuesday April 23rd This year we will only accept appliances and large furniture and […]

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The storm sirens in New Sharon will be tested at 9:00am on Monday April 1st and monthly testing will continue through the summer when conditions allow.

For questions on what conditions must exist before the sirens will be activated, please visit the link provided below.

Storm Siren Testing

Outdoor Warning System Activation Policy
 Jamey A. Robinson
EMA/911 Administrator
2014 Audit Results

A copy of the June, 2014 audit report is available for review in the City Clerk’s office, in the Office of the Auditor of State and on the Auditor of the State’s website.
Audit Report

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City snow ordinances – read the PDF document of Ordinances relating to snow removal requirements; including your responsibility as a property owner along with those that maintain the properties of others.
Snow Ordinances


A copy of the 2017 Water Quality report is available for your review. Clicking on the icon will take you to the PDF report.
Water Quality