About ReNewton

With a growing population, new City projects breaking ground, and all the goals of the last comprehensive plan accomplished, it was decided that now was the perfect time to create a new vision for the community’s future, while hopefully renewing (pun intended) people’s interest in being involved in the community.

Key Values

Newton is a community of many cultures, and has great respect for cultural diversity and social cohesion. Still, factions exist, said participants in The ReNewton Project forums, and a lack of communication between groups is...

Insights

“We’ve accomplished everything we set forth in the previous plan in 1998. Times have changed, people have changed, and opportunities have presented themselves that were not present here 12 years ago.”
—Tim Johnson, assistant city manager