Town Council

Meetings

  • 7:00 pm
  • Second and fourth Monday of each month, unless otherwise noted
  • Municipal Building
    39 Trinity Street
    Newton, NJ 07860

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. 

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Minutes are also available following approval. 

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Ordinances and Resolutions are available following approval.

Ordinances | Resolutions

Audio recordings are available for viewing following the meetings.

Video recordings are available on YouTube beginning in 2024.

Members   

Responsibilities

The Town Council is responsible for policy-making and professional administration. As an elected representative, a Council member must be a leader who is well informed about the issues before the governing body. The Town Council appoints all members of the municipal boards and commissions in Newton.


The most important responsibility of Council members is to assure effective, responsive administration of the Town, which is carried out by the Town Manager. The Town Manager is responsible to this elected body and serves at the pleasure of the Council