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The New Sharon Emergency Snow Ordinance will be in effect beginning at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 and will remain in place until the streets are cleared. Please do not park on the city streets while the SNOW ORDINANCE is in effect. Parking is available on 100 block of W High St at City Park Building. Violators will be ticketed with a $50.00 parking ticket.
The New Sharon Emergency Snow Ordinance will be in effect beginning at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 and will remain in place until the streets are cleared. Please do not park on the city streets while the SNOW ORDINANCE is in effect. Parking is available on 100 block of W High St at City Park Building. Violators will be ticketed with a $50.00 parking ticket.

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SHARON, IOWA
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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We Are Seeking A Library Assistant!

The Stilwell Public Library of New Sharon is seeking an enthusiastic, team-oriented Library Assistant to work in a modernizing and growing library. With ongoing projects such as digitalizing our collection this is a great time to join us.

• Customer service experience
• Interest in working with our young patrons
• Computer skills
• The ability to learn quickly
• Knowledge of the library and its functions helpful
• Flexible schedule with every other weekend
• 10-13 hours per week
• $10.00/ hour
• IPERs

To apply you can download an APPLICATION from the City of New Sharon (www.newsharoniowa.com) or Stilwell Public Library’s websites (www.newsharon.lib.ia.us). You may also pick up an application at the City Hall or Library during business hours. Applications are due to the Stilwell Public Library, by January 30, 2019. Please send your resume and city application to:

Stilwell Public Library
1646 125th St., P.O. Box 72
New Sharon, Iowa
Or Email them to:
nsstilwell72@gmail.com

SNOW ADVISORY

 

Be A Good Neighbor – Clear Your Sidewalks


City Ordinance 136
SIDEWALK REGULATION
136.03 REMOVAL OF SNOW, ICE AND ACCUMULATIONS.  It is the responsibility of the abutting property owners to remove snow, ice and accumulations promptly from sidewalks. If a property owner does not remove snow, ice or accumulations within twenty-four (24) hours, the City may do so and assess the costs against the property owner for collection in the same manner as a property tax.

 

  LINKS
Listed below are links of general interest to the community. If you would like to see additional links added, please contact us and submit your request.

  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.

   GET IN TOUCH
We welcome your comments. Please take a minute to let us know what is on your mind. Or if there is any information that would be of interest to City Hall, we would welcome the opportunity for you to share it with us.

  CAMPING
Sites available – We have 50 amp full hook up sites with trash pickup, water, electric and sewer for $15.00 per night. Contact Lisa at City Hall for reservations and additional information.

  EMERGENCY WARNING
The primary purpose for this system is to alert the public to severe weather either incoming and/or affecting their specific area.

  SNOW ORDINANCES
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.

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

  PUBLIC LIBRARY
We offer books for adults, teens and children; movies, computers, copying and wifi. There is a summer program for youth as well as a monthly book discussion group. BRIDGES