Charter Study Resource Page

General Municipal Goverment Links

Mass Municipal Association
www.mma.org/ — click on Resources, and then Municipal Government to find numerous articles on charter change, different kinds of city government in MA, and numerous fact sheets.

National Civic League –Model City Charter and information regarding the 8th edition.  Search for Model City Charter, and many reports on interesting topics are available.
www.ncl.org/

International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
www.icma.org/

City of Newton Links

General

City of Newton
www.newtonma.gov 

Board of Aldermen
www.newtonma.gov/gov/aldermen

Councils, Boards & Commissions
www.newtonma.gov/civicax/filebank/documents/45816

Charter, Ordinances and Rules

Charter of the City of Newton
http://www.newtonma.gov/civicax/filebank/documents/45807
Charter Index: http://www.newtonma.gov/civicax/filebank/documents/45808

City of Newton Board of Aldermen Rules and Orders
www.newtonma.gov/documents/20142015RulesasofJanuary1,2014.pdf

Ordinances of Newton
www.newtonma.gov/gov/legal/ordinances.asp

Other Useful Newton Documents

Newton’s Comprehensive Plan
www.newtonma.gov/civicax/filebank/documents/30752

Citizens’ Advisory Group Final Report
www.newtonma.gov/civicax/filebank/documents/26967

Schools Links

Newton School Committee
www3.newton.k12.ma.us/schoolcommittee/

Massachusetts Association of School Committees
www.masc.org/

Massachusetts Education Laws and Regulations
www.doe.mass.edu/lawsregs/stateregs.html

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