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City seeks nominations for Yard of the Year

Post Date:05/12/2017 11:47 AM

Do your neighbors obsess over their lawn? Or do they have the prettiest flowers in town? Nominate them for 2017 Yard of the Year!

Nominate your favorite yards at, at City Hall water billing office or the Newton Public Library through June 12. Nominated yards will be judged on the basis of appearance, creativity and overall condition, with extra points given for landscapes that require less water.

To be eligible, nominees shall not have violated any City of Newton Uniform Code Regulations within the past year. The winners will be honored at a City Commission meeting and will receive a gift certificate and a yard sign to display.

For more information about the contest or the rules, contact the City of Newton’s Engineering Office at 284-6020.