Charter Study Bibliography

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City of Newton Links

General

City of Newton
www.ci.newton.ma.us

Board of Aldermen
www.ci.newton.ma.us/Aldermen/

Councils, Boards & Commissions
www.ci.newton.ma.us/councils_boards.htm

City Departments
www.ci.newton.ma.us/deptListing.htm

Charter, Ordinances and Rules

Charter of the City of Newton
www.ci.newton.ma.us/legal/ordinance/Charter.pdf

City of Newton Board of Aldermen Rules and Orders
www.ci.newton.ma.us/Aldermen/pix/2008-2009BoardRules.pdf

Revised Ordinances of Newton
www.ci.newton.ma.us/Legal/Ordinance/title.htm

Quick Links to the Charter and Ordinances—Table of contents for each chapter  www.ci.newton.ma.us/legal/ordinance/table_of_contents.htm

Other Useful Newton Documents

Newton’s Comprehensive Plan (large pdf; may take a while to load)
www.ci.newton.ma.us/cdbg/docs/2008-comp-plan.pdf

Citizens’ Advisory Group Final Report
www.ci.newton.ma.us/CitizenAdvisoryGroup/reports/2009/04-14-09CAGFinalReport.pdf

Financial Management Guidelines- Newton  Adopted January 22, 2008
www.ci.newton.ma.us/comptrol/fy08_update/adopted_financial_guidelines_01222008.pdf

Year-end Reports of the President of the Board of Aldermen:

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/

Newton Schools Links

Newton School Committee
www.newton.k12.ma.us/schoolcommittee/index.html

Mission of the Newton Public Schools
www.newton.k12.ma.us/pdf/Mission-Values-Future.pdf

VISION 2020 A Strategic Plan for the Newton Public Schools
http://www.newton.k12.ma.us/pdf/Strategic_Planning_06_08_09.pdf

Superintendent’s Proposed Fiscal 2010 Budget
www.newton.k12.ma.us/pdf/Budget%20Presentation%203-5-09.pdf

Massachusetts Association of School Committees
www.masc.org/

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

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