John Mack - Newtown Supervisor

Videos

Here you can find a list of selected video clips from Newtown Township Board of Supervisors meetings, advisory committee meetings and other events of interest to Newtown residents. Click on the video name to view. [You can access ALL available videos here.]


COVID-19 Financial Impact Report

Duration: 19 minutes

At the June 10, 2020, Newtown Board of Supervisors Zoom meeting, Dan Connelly of ESI Solutions, Inc. made an "interim report" regarding the financial impact of COVID-19 on the 2020 budget and beyond. ESI was hired to develop a 5-year budget plan, but in the wake of COVID-19, that seemed less urgent than accessing the Township's financial health and projecting the budget balance by the end of the year assuming shortfalls in tax and other revenue.

View the video clip on Youtube here.


Lower Dolington Road Trail Update

Duration: 5 minutes

At the February 12, 2020, Newtown Township Board of Supervisors Meeting, Township Engineer Leanna Colubriale gave an update regarding the next steps for constructing the 0.9 mile multi-use trail along Lower Dolington Road from Frost Lane to Upper Silverlake Road.

View the video clip on Youtube here.


Newtown Passes Joint Municipal Curative Amendment

Duration: 10 minutes

On December 11, 2019, the Newtown Township Board of Supervisors passed a resolution to invoke a “Municipal Curative Amendment” Definition procedure to “cure” – i.e., amend – the Joint Municipal Zoning Ordinance to correct certain invalid portions of the code; i.e., allowing a combination gas station/convenience store use in the Jointure. All three members of the Jointure Definition – Newtown, Wrightstown, and Upper Makefield – have agreed to evoke this procedure.

View the video clip on Youtube here.


Thoughts on Newtown Township's Deficit Spending

Duration: 4 minutes

Jack Brod, member of the Newtown Township Finance Committee, offers his observations regarding the preliminary 2020 budget at the November 23, 2019, Newtown Township Board of Supervisors meeting. Brod pointed out that the proposed 2020 budget projects $12 million in revenue versus $13.1 million in expenditures, for a deficit of $1.1 million. He noted that the reserve funds are dwindling and suggested that at some point it will no longer be possible to draw from the reserve in order to make up for budget deficits.

View the video clip on Youtube here.


Supervisors Oppose Plan To Build 27 Townhouses

Duration: 15 minutes

At the November 13, 2019, public meeting, Newtown Township supervisors voted 4-1 (Supervisor Kyle Davis voting "nay") to oppose an application for twenty seven townhouses and associated dimensional variances on a 5-acre parcel of land located at 413 Durham Road in the PS-2 (Professional Service) Zoning District.

View the video clip on Youtube here.


Supervisors Approve Proposal for Revising Comprehensive Plan

Duration: 21 minutes

On October 23, 2019, Lisa Wolf and Jeremy Stoff, planners from the Bucks County Planning Commission, presented to the Newtown Board of Supervisors (BOS) an overview of their proposal to update the Newtown Area Joint Comprehensive Plan. The proposal was approved by the BOS after hearing comments form a resident.

View the video clip on Youtube here.

On October 23, 2019, Lisa Wolf and Jeremy Stoff, planners from the Bucks County Planning Commission, presented to the Newtown Board of Supervisors (BOS) an overview of their proposal to update the Newtown Area Joint Comprehensive Plan. The proposal was approved by the BOS after hearing comments form a resident.

View the video clip on Youtube here.

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