Welcome to the Official Newton Township website.

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The Newton Township Board of Trustees’ regular meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 PM at the Township Hall in Vanatta, 2551 Mount Vernon Road, Newark, 43055.

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The Newton Township Board of Zoning Appeals will have a public hearing on April 23, 2024, 6:30 p.m., at the Township Hall located at 2551 Mt. Vernon Road to consider a variance request. The property owner located at 6274 Rocky Ridge Road N.E. is requesting a variance to allow a 35ft side set-back from the East lot line. The property is zoned M1 and has an extensive flood plain (FP) overlay on it. The flood plain side set-back requirement is not less than 50ft to any side or rear lot line per Article 9 Flood Plain District.

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The 2023 Annual Financial Report for Newton Township has been filed with the Ohio Auditor of State’s Office and a copy of the unaudited report is on file at the Township Hall.

The Newton Township Board of Trustees will hold their regular meetings at 6:30 PM on the First and Third Tuesdays of each month at the Township Hall, 2551 Mount Vernon Road, Newark, OH 43055

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The Newton Township Board of Trustees will hold their YEAR-END MEETING on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2023 at 6:30 PM at the Township Hall in Vanatta, 2551 Mt. Vernon Rd., Newark.

The ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING for 2024 and the ANNUAL RECORDS COMMISSION MEETING will immediately follow.

The FIRST REGULAR MEETING for 2024 will be held on TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2024 AT 6:30 PM

(NO MEETING 1/2/24).

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The Newton Township Zoning Commission will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at 6:30PM, at the Township Hall, 2551 Mount Vernon Road, Newark, OH 43055.

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The Newton Township Board of Trustees will hold a Special Meeting for the purpose of reviewing bills and warrants; approving bills and warrants with or without corrections; discussing Newton Township Fire Department business, including, but not limited to: discussing building addition, new hire(s), and  multiple grants; reviewing grant writer contract(s); and adopt resolutions, if necessary. The Special Meeting will be held Monday, July 3, 2023, at 4:00 PM at the Township Hall, 2551 Mount Vernon Road, Newark, OH 43055. The Board may enter into an executive session pursuant to ORC 121.22(G)(1) to consider the appointment or employment of a public employee.

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

The Newton Township Board of Trustees (Licking County, Ohio) will accept sealed bids on or before 6:30 PM on Tuesday, August 1, 2023, for the 2023 Chip Seal Project. Scope: Single Chip Seal (#8 Limestone @25 lbs/s.y. and RS-2 Seal @.40 gal/s.y.), roads: Welsh Hills Rd, Stickle Rd, Swisher Rd, Claygate Lane, Rocky Ridge Rd, Hatfield Lane. All road project work shall be completed by November 1, 2023.

Bid forms can be printed from the Township’s website: NewtonTownshipLC.com or requested by email: aliciapreston@windstream.net.

Bidders shall submit their bid proposal in a sealed envelope that is clearly marked: 2023 CHIP SEAL BID. Bids may be mailed or delivered to: 2551 Mount Vernon Road, c/o Alicia Preston, Newark, OH 43055. All proposals must be in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code. Bidders must comply with the prevailing wage rate requirements on public improvements. The Board of Trustees reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, or to accept or reject the whole or any part of any bid; or to waive any informalities or irregularities and to award the contract to the lowest and best, responsible, and responsive bidder whose proposal is deemed most favorable to the Township.

The bid opening will be held at the Township Hall, 2551 Mount Vernon Road, Newark, OH 43055, during the Newton Township Board of Trustees’ August 1, 2023 Regular Meeting. No bids will be accepted after 6:30 PM on August 1, 2023.

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Mailing Address:

Newton Township
2551 Mount Vernon Road
Newark, Ohio  43055
 
 
 
 
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  • 2010 Census Data
  • Fun Facts

    • In 2000 Newton Township had a population of 3,111 residents
    • In 2010 Newton Township had a population of 3,219 residents
    • 2,846 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township
    • It is one of five Newton Townships statewide
    • Newton Township is one of the twenty-five townships of Licking County, Ohio
    • Newton Township's elevation is 869 ft.