Development in Newton
Questions regarding development in Newton have become front and center in recent years. Development promotes economic growth in the city. However, pursuing more development should not come at the expense of Newton's residents.
Neighborhoods in Newton face the threat of overcrowding, which has a direct effect on our schools, green spaces, community resources and even our environment.
We should seek to increase commercial development in Newton. Commercial development is a better way to achieve the desired economic benefits of building namely by diversifying our unbalanced tax base. However, we must also address the question of affordable housing for seniors and public servants. For more about affordable housing in Newton click here.
As Councilor-At-Large I will vote on issues and questions concerning development so that the outcomes are in best interest of Newton residents and not developers.