Seven veteran Newton City Councilors said good bye to their colleagues and constituents on Monday Dec. 19 in their final meeting before leaving the council. Several of these are extraordinary and recommended watching. Thanks to Jack Prior of Newton Watch for recording and sharing.
Jack has also posted photos here.
The Newton City Council will hold its final meeting of the 2015-17 term tonight which means it is also the final meeting for these seven councilors.
- Scott Lennon
- Ted Hess-Mahan
- Dick Blazar
- Brian Yates
- Ruthanne Fuller
- Amy Sangiolo
- Jay Harney
Each of the retiring members will be given five minutes to offer final remarks.
Incumbent City Councilor Dick Blazar is facing a well-organized challenge by Brenda Noel for the Ward 6 seat. Here’s a video from their debate earlier this month sponsored by the Highlands Area Council.