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

Planning for the education of Newton’s children and workforce doesn’t quite fall under the City government’s jurisdiction. Still, participants in The ReNewton Project wanted to ensure the city will remain...

Insights

“You really need to create a sense of excitement throughout the entire community about the possibilities for Newton. There needs to be a sense of optimism and energy around what Newton really is now, and pride in what it is now, and what it can be in the next 20 years.”
— Cindy Vanover, executive director at Kidron Bethel Retirement Services and steering committee member