My name is John Mack and on November 5, 2019, I was re-elected to serve a 6-year term as a Newtown Supervisor. I would like to thank all the citizens who came out and voted that Tuesday. I will do my best to work as a Supervisor serving all Newtown Township residents.
Honesty · Integrity · Experience
As a Supervisor, I keep busy learning about and making decisions about issues of concern to residents, including traffic and pedestrian safety, the pollution of our streams and lakes, perfluoronated hydrocarbons (PFAS) in our drinking water, preservation of open space, fiscal responsibility, and over development. On average, I spend more than 40 hours every month on official Supervisor activities including interacting with residents, preparing for meetings, and attending meetings (read "What's the Hourly 'Wage' of a Newtown Township Supervisor?").
Should Newtown Pull Out of the Jointure?
Although not on the official agenda of the January 17, 2023, Newtown Planning Commission (NTPC) public meeting, Supervisor Phil Calabro - NTPC liaison to Board of Supervisors – opened up an interesting discussion by asking "What if Newtown [Twp] would pull out of [the Jointure]? What would happen to the CompPlan?” It was suggested that the Board of Supervisors should formally request that the NTPC look into this matter in more detail with input from the Township Planner and advise the BOS. Listen to the discussion...