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Feb 14

February 14, 2014

Posted on February 14, 2014 at 2:55 PM by Terri Oswin

Happy Valentine’s Day!

A reminder that municipal offices are closed Monday, February 17th in observation of Presidents’ Day.

Thank you to DPW, W/S, and staff for snow/ice removal efforts during the recent storms. Most of the residents/businesses appreciate the efforts of our team. I know I am proud of them.

Our next regular Town Council meeting is Monday, February 24th at 7:00pm. There is one attorney interview at 6:15pm.

Our condolences to former mayor and councilwoman Thea Unhoch on the passing of her husband Willie.

Morris Lake was 21 inches below the top of the spillway on 2.10.14.

Dr. Kimberly Iozzi advised that NJ’s First Lady, Mary Pat Christie will be at the Newton Housing Authority on Thursday, February 27th at 10:00am with Pass-It-Along (RESCHEDULED).

McGuire Redevelopment Plan is moving forward with lots of interest.

Hicks Avenue Redevelopment Plan Amendments should be forthcoming.

The 2013 Annual Report is being developed for April publication.

Updated budget figures are being compiled based on the 2nd budget hearing we held on Wednesday evening.

We have received several proposals for marketing/branding services and Gina and I will finalize the vendor of record next week.

Enjoy your weekend! Stay Safe!

Yours for a Better Newton,