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22 - The Newtown Bee Official Guide To Newtown & Phone Directory 2016

BOROUGH OF NEWTOWN (continued from page 20) Maintains and cuts trees on borough property at the direction of the warden and the burgesses. Appointed. Salaried; $2,500. Borough Counsel Donald Mitchell; 203-748-2796. Powers and duties: Gives legal advice and draws up legal documents for the borough. Appointed. Auditor Glenn Nanavaty. Appointed. Zoning Board of Appeals John Madzula (chairman), Mary Thomas, Kathy Geckle, Jane Maher. Powers and duties: Hears and acts on appeals of borough tax assessments. Elected. Unsalaried. Alternate: Jeff Hilgert.

Zoning Commission Douglas Nelson (chairman), Brid Craddock, David Francis, Brian Connolly, Linda Shepard, Susan Filan. Alternates: Robert Connor, Lucy Sullivan, Michael Guman. Powers and duties: Responsible for formulating, amending, and implementing borough zoning regulations. Elected. Unsalaried. Borough of Newtown Historic District Commission Chairman Stephanie Gaston, Betsy Kenyon, Charles Fulkerson, Renee McManus, John Shannon, Ellen Whelan. The district was formed in 1996 to preserve the borough’s antique rural atmosphere through the preservation and protection of buildings and places of interest. It includes 50 properties (residential, commercial, and town owned) on Main Street, West Street, Church Hill Road, and Currituck Road, as well as the flagpole and the Soldiers & Sailors Monument. Public hearings are held on an as-needed basis. Consultants are Daniel Cruson and Scudder Smith. For more information or to request an application for a Certificate of Appropriateness call 203-426-2500.

Complete Gardening supplies • Nursery Stock • Trees • Shrubs • Top Soil • Sod • Grass Seed • weed • Grub Control • Perennials • Annuals • Hanging Baskets • Vegetables • Bird Feeders • Houses • Bird Seed • Statuary • Pottery • Gifts & so much more!

The Newtown Sandy Hooks Vintage Base Ball Club takes on other vintage ball clubs from around the region during the summer. —Bee Photo, Hutchison

Guide To Newtown 2016