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Economic Development Commission

Economic Development Commission

(Twitter: @newtonecondev)

The Economic Development Commission was established by City ordinance with a mission to promote and develop business and industry for the purpose of strengthening the local economy, providing jobs, and expanding the City's tax base. The Commission promotes, assists, and encourages existing and new business, industry, and commerce in Newton and advises and makes recommendations to City officials and staff. The Commission usually meets at 6:30 pm on the second Tuesday of each month in Room 204 of City Hall, and meetings are open to the public. Meeting rooms and times do change on occasion, so please check the agenda posted. 

Economic Development Commissioners

 Joyce Plotkin (Chair)  -  Howard Barnstone (Vice-Chair)

Robert Finkel (Vice-Chair)  -  Chuck Tanowitz (Secretary)

  Stephen Feller - Jeremy Freid  -  G. Groot Gregory  -  Jane Ives  

Jack Leader  -  Peter Kai Jung Lew  -  Philip Plottel   

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Documents

2016 Annual Report - click here

EDC Letter of Support: 28 Austin Street, October 2015 - click here

EDC Letter of Support: MassChallenge, January 2015 - click here


EDC L
etter Re: Economic Target Area application, October 2013 - click here

EDC L
etter Re: Sidewalk Café Ordinance Amendment, March 8, 2013 - click here

EDC Letter Re: BioReady Community Status, June 14, 2012 - click here 

Guidelines for Addressing the Newton Economic Development Commission - click here

Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission

2016 Annual Report
 

Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2018 - 07/10/18 - Economic Development Commission

Agenda
 

Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2018 - 06/12/2018 - Economic Development Commission

Agenda
 

Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2018 - 05/01/2018 - Economic Development Commission

Minutes
Agenda

Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2018 - 04/10/2018 - Economic Development Commission

Minutes
Agenda

Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2018 - 03/13/2018 - Economic Development Commission

Agenda - Cancelled
 

Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2018 - 02/13/2018 - Economic Development Commission

Minutes
Agenda

Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2018 - 01/09/2018 - Economic Development Commission

Minutes
Agenda

Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2017

Minutes
Minutes
Agenda
Agenda

Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2017 - 12/12/2017 - Economic Development Commission

Minutes
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Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2017 - 11/14/2017 - Economic Development Commission

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Minutes

Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2017 - 10/10/2017 - Economic Development Commission

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Minutes

Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2017 - 09/12/17 - Economic Development Commission

Agenda
 

Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2017 - 08/08/17 - Economic Development Commission

Minutes
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Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2017 - 07/11/17 - Economic Development Commission

Agenda
 

Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2017 - 06/13/17 - Economic Development Commission

Minutes
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Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2017 - 05/09/17 - Economic Development Commission

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Minutes

Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2017 - 04/04/17 - Economic Development Commission

Minutes
Audio 4.4.17
Agenda
 

Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2017 - 03/14/17 - Economic Development Commission

Agenda
 

Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2016

EDC Agenda 12.13.16
11.8.16 Agenda
EDC Agenda 10-20-16
EDC Minutes 9-13-16
10.20.16 Agenda
EDC Minutes 071216
EDC Agenda 09-13-16
EDC Minutes - 061416
EDC Agenda - 071216
EDC Minutes - 051016
EDC Agenda - 061416
EDC Minutes 030816
EDC Minutes 041216
EDC - Agenda 051016
EDC - Agenda April 12, 2016
EDC Agenda 030816
EDC Agenda 020916
EDC Minutes - 011216
EDC Agenda 011216
 

Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2015

EDC 2015 Annual Report
Annual Awards picture
Annual Awards picture
EDC Agenda 101315
EDC Minutes 090815
EDC Minutes 111016
EDC Minutes 120815
EDC Minutes October 2105
EDC Agenda 051215
EDC Agenda 120815
EDC Minutes 041215
EDC Agenda 111015
EDC Minutes September 2015
EDC Agenda 101315
EDC Letter of Support - Austin Street
EDC Minutes July 2015
EDC Minutes May 2015
EDC Agenda 090815
EDC Agenda 071415
EDC minutes 031015
EDC Agenda 031015
EDC Agenda 041415
EDC minutes - Feb 10, 2015
Letter of Support - MassChallenge
EDC Agenda - 011315
EDC Agenda 021015
EDC Minutes 011315
 

Planning - Economic Development - Economic Development Commission - 2014

EDC Minutes - 121814
EDC Meeting Agenda Jan 2015
EDC Minutes 111814
EDC Nov 2014 recording
Awards Group picture 2014
EDC Agenda - Sept. 30, 2014
EDC Agenda - September 9, 2014
EDC Meeting Agenda - Nov 18, 2014
EDC Meeting Agenda - Oct 14, 2014
EDC Meeting Minutes - July 2014
EDC Meeting Minutes - October 14, 2014
EDC Meeting Minutes - Sept 9, 2014
EDC Meeting Minutes - September 30, 2014
WEI Sept Brochure
EDC Minutes - July 2014
Aug 7 meeting with Caliper Corp
Business Excellence Award Winners 2012 and 2013
EDC Agenda July 2014
EDC Minutes May 2014
31114 minutes
EDC Agenda April 2014
EDC Agenda May 2014
EDC Annual Report 2013
February Minutes 2014
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