There’s been a lot of discussion on this thread here and this thread here about proposed changes to Newton’s overtime parking rules.
Here’s the minutes and the audio from the City Council’s March 23rd Public Safety and Transportation meeting* where this proposal was approved to be sent to the full city council for a vote. (Deliberation of the proposed parking rule changes came nearly two hours into the meeting)
After listening to it, I can’t help but get the impression that the discussion was rushed and the committee was tired and anxious to pass the proposal without a lot of debate. I’d be interested in hearing if others reach the same conclusion.
Particularly rushed is the deliberation over the proposal’s mos
The recount for the ward 4 city council seat between Chris Markiewicz and Allison Sharma will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 2 at Newton North High School, the Globe’s John Hilliard reports
Here’s the video from the NewTV and the Newton League of Women Voters debate featuring the two candidates for city council from Ward 4: Christopher Markiewicz and Allison Sharma.
Only Markiewicz appears on the ballot. Sharma is running as a write in and only voters in Ward 4 can vote in this contest on Nov. 7.
Newton City Councilor Jay Harney has said his surprising Aug. 4 announcement to not seek reelection this fall was made “over the last week” and “the day before I made my decision to withdraw,.”
But TAB editor Andy Levin’s interview with candidate Chris Markiewicz (who filed his nomination papers on July 25) this week appears to suggest that Markiewicz, at minimum, knew Harney was