Charter Study Bibliography


City of Newton Links


City of Newton

Board of Aldermen

Councils, Boards & Commissions

City Departments

Charter, Ordinances and Rules

Charter of the City of Newton

City of Newton Board of Aldermen Rules and Orders

Revised Ordinances of Newton

Quick Links to the Charter and Ordinances—Table of contents for each chapter

Other Useful Newton Documents

Newton’s Comprehensive Plan (large pdf; may take a while to load)

Citizens’ Advisory Group Final Report

Financial Management Guidelines- Newton  Adopted January 22, 2008

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

General Municipal Goverment Links

Mass Municipal Association — 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.

International City/County Management Association (ICMA)

Newton Schools Links

Newton School Committee

Mission of the Newton Public Schools

VISION 2020 A Strategic Plan for the Newton Public Schools

Superintendent’s Proposed Fiscal 2010 Budget

Massachusetts Association of School Committees

Massachusetts Education Laws and Regulations

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