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Community Development
Kathryn Walker

39 Trinity St.
Newton, NJ  07860

Phone: (973) 383-3521
Ext. 228
Fax: (973) 383-8961

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Summer Hours
June through August
Mon-Wed 8:30am to 4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am to 6:30pm
Friday 8:30am to 1:30pm
The Community Development Office is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Town's recycling program, the operation of the senior shuttle bus, grant administration, and acts as a liaison with agencies for funding of various projects.

This office is also responsible for preparing bid specifications for municipal acquisitions and RFPs (Requests for Proposals) for various professional services required by Newton.

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The Town of Newton's Purchasing Agent is responsible for preparing bid specifications, requests for proposals, and reviewing quotes received for various items to be purchased. Newton must conform to the Local Public Contracts Law known as N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq. The Purchasing Agent must sign off on all purchase orders to certify that they have met the requirements of the Local Public Contracts Law. Newton’s current bid threshold is $40,000 and the quotation threshold is $6,000.

Boards & Commissions
The Community Development Department's staff members provide support for the: