Did PS&T rush (and try to hush) new parking rules? Listen and decide

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

Rick Lipof will not run for mayor in 2017

Rick Lipof will not run for mayor in 2017

City Councilor Rick Lipof sent this letter to supporters today..

After serious consideration I have decided that now is not the right time for me to run for the office of Mayor.  I would like to announce that I will be seeking re-election to the Council as my passion to continue to serve as an at-large Councilor is stronger than ever.  I am thankful and grateful to the City for allowing me the honor to represent our community. 

I wish to continue lending my 28 years of real estate valuation and consulting knowledge to the Land Use process, especially the Northland proposal to develop over 28 acres on Needham Street and to the ongoing

VIDEO: Ward 8 At-Large Alderman/City Council seat

Here’s the video from the Newton League of Women Voters/NewTV forum eaturing the three candidates running for the Ward 8 At-Large Alderman/City Council seat: incumbents Rick Lipof and David Kalis plus challenger Frank Wolpe. Voters will have a chance to elect two of...

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