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

Are you interested in opening a business in the Town of Newton? We are happy to assist you. Please

 tell us a little more about your plans so we can put you in touch with the resources you need to get started.


The Community Development Office is also responsible for organizing several annual events for the community, along with maintaining multiple social media platforms.


Annual Community Events

2 Outdoor Movies 
2 Outdoor Concerts
Newton Day - in collaboration with the GNCC
Fall Festival
Halloween Activities
House Decorating Contest
​Tree Lighting Ceremony


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.