Community Development

Responsibilities

 

The Community Development Office is responsible for interacting with the business community.  This department assists with the permitting process, aiding in leasing or purchasing the best location for a proposed business, recruiting businesses, as well as marketing support for the Newton business community.

The Community Development Department aids the Tax Assessor with answering questions, assisting in the appeal process, maintaining property files, and managing tax exempt properties.

It also responsible for organizing several annual events for the community, along with maintaining multiple social media platforms.



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Boards & Commissions


The Community Development Director serves as secretary for the:

As well as serving on the board of the Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce.