Newell voters elected Ken Wetz over incumbent Mayor Mike Keolker, 149 to 31. 

Public Works

City Shop is located at 200 East 2nd Street

PH: 605-456-2737 press 4

Yard waste pickup is every first and third Monday of each month. Contact the Finance Office at 456-2737 to get your address added to the pick up list.

The Rubble Site is open the first and third Saturdays of each month from 9am-noon and weekdays by appointment. Contact the Finance Office to schedule an appointment. The ordinance listing items/materials allowed at the Rubble site is listed below.


 

CITY OF NEWELL

Restricted Use Solid Waste Disposal Facility (Rubble Site)

 

Table 1 - Authorized Wastes

   
Under South Dakota law, local ordinances may further 
restrict some of the items listed below.  Some facilities 
may have  restrictions or may choose not to accept 
some of the materials listed.
   
Type of Waste
Construction and Demolition Debris (non-burnable):  Concrete, brick, stonework, asphaltic concrete, concrete block, asphaltic or fiberglass shingles, painted or stained wood, attached insulation, and similar wastes, excluding cardboard, plastic Styrofoam, foam rubber, other packaging material, containerized paints, sealants, adhesives and similar wastes.*
Construction and Demolition (C&D) Debris (burnable):  Scrap lumber, untreated wood, trees and tree branches.
Treated wood **
Miscellaneous wastes:  Furniture, mattresses and similar wastes.

White Goods:  Refrigerators, washers, dryers, freezers, stoves, water heaters and other recyclable scrap metals, excluding fuel tanks.     

FREON PRODUCTS MUST BE CERTIFIED FREON FREE

Scrap tires:
   
*Cardboard, plastic, Styrofoam, foam rubber, packaging materials, containerized paints, sealants, and adhesives may not be accepted at a restricted use site.  These wastes must go to a municipal solid waste landfill.  NO ELECTRONICS i.e. TV'S, COMPUTERS,  ETC.
**Wood treated with copper chromium arsenate (also known as CCA or 'green treated'), pentachlorophenol (PCP or 'brown treated') wood must go to a permitted municipal solid waste landfill.
   
Updated:  September 26, 2008