From City Council President Marc Laredo …
City Council President Marc Laredo has announced the appointment of a Blue Ribbon Commission to examine the compensation that Newton’s elected officials (the Mayor and members of the City Council and the School Committee) receive for their service and to make recommendations for possible future changes to their salaries and benefits.
The Commission will be chaired by
City Council President Marc Laredo is looking for individuals interested in serving on a Blue Ribbon Commission examine the compensation of Newton’s elected officials.
By way of background, our Mayor receives a salary of $125,000 a year for her full-time service (the Mayor is barred by our city charter from having other employment while serving as Mayor) our City Council members each receive a salary (also referred to as a stipend) of $9,750 a year; and elect
Mayor Ruthanne Fuller and NewTV produced this PSA, which calls attention to some changes in the City’s recycling program. Learn more on how to recycle right, www.newtonma.gov.
Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller has joined a coalition of 15 greater mayors to set a goal to add 185,000 new homes in Greater Boston by 2030. Details about the Metropolitan Mayors Coalition can be found here and a list of participants and data here.
But there’s also this comment from Fuller in
From Mayor Fuller’s update:
Mayor Ruthanne Fuller tells Andy Levin….
“People are what make the city of Newton so great. Over on the school side, for example, 85 percent of the budget is directly related to people. And here on the city side…
Mayor-Elect Ruthanne Fuller’s Transition Team has completed its final report, a more than 100 page document with recommendations for the new administration.