SSMID holds first meeting

The Newton Downtown Self Supported Municipal Improvement District Board held their first meeting this morning at 7:30 a.m., and discussed how to improve downtown Newton. Pictured (from left) are Jeffery Maki, Clemon-Maki Insurance; Robert Claypool, First Newton National Bank; Robert O’Brien, Dairy Queen; Bonnie Terpstra, Farmer’s Wife; and Dianna Ambroson, Medicine Shop.