Strategic Growth Plan Survey

NEWTON, NC (Aug. 26, 2019)—Newton is developing Newton is developing a new economic development strategy and needs your help.

The Newton Business Advisory Committee, with input from citizens, developed a list of priority initiatives that will spur economic growth. After brainstorming on a wide range of topics that impact the economy, the committee narrowed the list to strategies that the city can either take a leadership role in or facilitate.

A public survey asks you to rank a list of economic development initiatives in order to determine community priorities. Responses are confidential. The survey is available by clicking here.

Newton adopted its first strategic growth plan in 2015 with the goal of helping Newton City Council, city staff, and residents work together to establish a vision for Newton’s future with concrete objectives to be accomplished over time. Since 2015, many of the recommendations outlined in the plan have been implemented. Input from Newton’s residents and business owners was essential to the 2015 strategy, and their input will be essential to the updated list of strategies.

For more information, contact Alex Frick at or 828-695-4266.

Thank you for supporting the Newton’s effort to energize the economy!