Yes the City Of Newton Illinois is in Debt $4,747,440.00. These numbers are not
mine but come from the
Official City Audit Done by the  Kemper CPA Group.

And Yes the City did exceed the
statutory debt limit.

The City Of Newton Il. debt is as follows:

Swimming Pool: $1,690,000
Audit  Page 21

Sewer Plant $1960,225
Audit   Page 22

Under Funded Pensions $1,097,215
Audit Page 25

I did not even count the loan from the electric department for the Five Aprils
Crossing Subdivision.