The Beloit City Council met on Tuesday night, and approved a contract through October 1, 2016 with new interim City Administrator Jay Newton who lives in the Wichita area. The contract says Newton will be paid $2,000 per week along with considerations for mileage. His most recent interim position was with the City of Greensburg, KS. Newton’s other past experience includes work for the USDA, FEMA and KDOT. Mr. Newton will take his new, temporary post beginning March 21.