John Mack - Newtown Supervisor


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.]


UPDATE: PFAS in Newtown Water

Duration: 14.4 minutes

After the Newtown Artesian Water Company (NAWC) sent a letter to residents in February 2019, that PFAS Definition were detected in Newtown's water, Supervisor Mack requested that Mr. Angove return to report on the situation. Mr. Angove complied and presented the latest Q1 2019 test results at the May 8, 2019, Board of Supervisors public meeting.

View the video here.

Residents vs Roberts Ridge Park Meadow

Duration: 31.3 minutes

At the May 8, 2019, Newtown Township Board of Supervisors public meeting, several residents and Watershed Definition experts spoke out against the establishment of a "meadow" in Roberts Ridge Park as part of the township's Pollution Reduction Plan. Several objections were raised. The discussion resulted in the Township rethinking the plan for the park and mowing the meadow in the meantime. Other ideas were put forward to comply with PA Department of Environmental Protection regarding reduction of pollution of watersheds.

View the video here.

PA DEP Hosts Q&A Session on Elcon Proposal

Event: Sheraton Bucks County Hotel, Langhorne, PA, Wednesday, March 5, 2019

Duration: 14 minutes

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) hosted a public meeting regarding Elcon Recycling Services, LLC's (Elcon) proposed plans to construct and operate a hazardous waste treatment and storage facility to treat and store liquid waste at the Keystone Industrial Port Complex in Falls Township, Bucks County. Officials reviewed the status of waste management, air quality, and stormwater management permit applications. I was surprised about the amount of toxic pollutants the proposed permit would allow to be released into the air. View the video clip here.

Re-Elect John Mack as Newtown Supervisor

Duration: 3.4 minutes

When I took the oath of office as Newtown Supervisor in January, 2018, I swore to uphold the Pennsylvania Constitution, which affirms that, “The people have a right to clean air, pure water, and to the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic and esthetic values of the environment.” Have I upheld that pledge? View the video here.

Newtown Finance Committee Report

Event: Newtown Township Board of Supervisors Meeting, September 26, 2018, at Newtown Township Public Meeting Room

Duration: 25 minutes

Jack Brod, Chair of the Newtown Township Finance Committee (NTFC), presented the Committee's first-ever report to the Newtown Board of Supervisors. The major point made by the NTFC is that the Township is "rapidly approaching [a] fiscal precipice." Some recommendations made by the Committee include the need for benchmarking, implementation of a multi-year planning and budgeting cycle, and increased public education and awareness of the Township's financial issues. View the video here.

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