The Community Development Office is responsible for interacting with the business community. This department assists with the permitting process, aiding in leasing or purchasing the best location for a proposed business, recruiting businesses, as well as marketing support for the Newton business community.
The Community Development Office aids the Tax Assessor with answering questions, assisting in the appeal process, maintaining property files, and managing tax exempt properties.
Are you interested in opening a business in the Town of Newton? We are happy to assist you. Please
tell us a little more about your plans so we can put you in touch with the resources you need to get started.
The Community Development Office is also responsible for organizing several annual events for the community, along with maintaining multiple social media platforms.
Annual Community Events
St. Patrick's Day Parade - in collaboration with Newton Fire Department
Memorial Day Ceremony - in collaboration with the GNCC
Taste of Newton - in collaboration with the GNCC
Holiday Parade - in collaboration with the GNCC
House Decorating Contest
Tree Lighting Ceremony
Boards & Commissions
The Community Development Director serves as secretary for the: