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BOARD OPERATIONS

Rules of the Board
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City Clerk and Comptroller (2009)
Post-Audit and Oversight Committee

ON NEWTON'S LAND

Zoning and Planning Committee
Land Use Committee
Community Preservation Committee
Real Property Reuse Committee
Planning Department
Inspectional Services
Law and Planning Departments (2009)

ON FINANCES AND TAXES

Finance Committee
Long Range Planning
Citizen Advisory Group
The Executive Department
Assessing Department

ON PUBLIC SAFETY

Public Safety Committee
Police Department (2009)
Fire Department (2009)

ON EDUCATION AND CITY SERVICES

Programs and Services Committee
School Committee
School Department
Parks and Recreation
Newton Free Library
Health and Human Services
Elections and Veteran Services

ON PUBLIC BUILDINGS, UTILITIES, AND ROADS

Public Facilities Committee (2009)
Public Works Department
The Building Department

WITH THE MEDIA AND NEWTON CITIZENS

The Newton TAB (2009)
Dr. Elliott Morss

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Rules of the Board

The Board of Aldermen in general:

What is the Board of Aldermen?
How is the Board of Aldermen different from the Mayor?
How long is an aldermanic term and when are the elections?
What is the difference between a ward alderman and an alderman at large?

Board meetings:

When does the Board of Aldermen meet?
Are Board of Aldermen meetings public?
What is a special meeting of the Board of Aldermen?
What is the city Charter?
Are Board of Aldermen meetings on NewTV?
Where can I get a recording of aldermanic meetings?

Aldermen:

How do I find my aldermen?
How do I contact my alderman?
How do I raise an issue with my alderman?
Who else can help me?

How the Board of Aldermen does its work:

How does the Board do its work?
What is the deadline to bring an issue before the Board?
How do I get Board of Aldermen documents?
What is the best way to distribute information to the Board?
What is the difference between a public meeting and a public hearing?
What is an aldermanic Docket?
What is an aldermanic agenda?
What is the Reports Docket?
What is the difference between a docket, the reports dockets and the agenda?
What is suspension of the Rules?
What does it mean to "charter" an item?
How do I seek a parking or traffic change?



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Land Use Committee
The Zoning and Planning Committee
Programs and Services Committee 2009
Public Safety and Transportation Committee
Finance Committee
Post Audit and Oversight Committee
 / Real Property Reuse Committee

Community Preservation Committee
Long-Range Planning
School Committee


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