Interim City Administrator


Jay Newton

Jay Newton is a retired City/County manager.  He has worked 25 years as a City Manager (Newton, Ks., Moore, OK) and about 10 years as a County Administrator (Miami County, Ks; Butler County, Ks)   He retired in 2002 and has periodically helped cities (Paola, Greensburg, Beloit) as interim city manager or city administrator, and counties (Franklin, Cowley, Harper) as interim county administrator. Jay does volunteer work by serving on boards such as Friends of the Wichita Library, Great Plains Nature Center in Wichita, Wichita Audubon Society and Kansas- Paraguay Partners.  He received his undergraduate degree from Emporia State University and, following three years of active duty in the U.S. Navy from 1964 to 1967, a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Kansas. Jay is married to Marcia Volk (51 years) from El Dorado, Kansas and they have two adult sons.

You can contact Jay by email or by calling 785-922-6582