Mayor Hansen makes two proclamations during Monday city council meeting

Newton Mayor Mike Hansen made two proclamations during the Newton City Council meeting on Monday night.

The first proclamation was declaring Friday, April 25, as Arbor Day.

“I urge all citizens to plant trees to gladden the heart and promote the well being of this and future generations,” Hansen said.

The second proclamation was declaring the week of April 20 to 26 as Administrative Professionals Week and April 23 as Administrative Professionals Day.

“I call on all employers to support continued training and development for administrative staff, recognizing that a well-trained workforce is essential for success in today’s business world,” Hansen said.