Charter Study Resource Page

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)

City of Newton Links


City of Newton 

Board of Aldermen

Councils, Boards & Commissions

Charter, Ordinances and Rules

Charter of the City of Newton
Charter Index:

City of Newton Board of Aldermen Rules and Orders,2014.pdf

Ordinances of Newton

Other Useful Newton Documents

Newton’s Comprehensive Plan

Citizens’ Advisory Group Final Report

Schools Links

Newton School Committee

Massachusetts Association of School Committees

Massachusetts Education Laws and Regulations

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