Endorsements

 

Brian Yates

If you are troubled by some of the over-development in Newton's residential neighborhoods, you should vote for Brian Yates for Aldernan-at-Large in Ward 5. Ald. Yates has been a reliable and consistent voice for reasonable limitations on the amount and scale of development in Newton. Ald. Yates...
If you are new to this city and have read the letters endorsing Alderman Brian Yates over the past several weeks, you may have asked yourself: Can one man truly have done so much to benefit Newton? Is it really so important that he be reelected? The answer to both questions is "Yes!" As a Newton...
If you're one of the countless Newton residents who've never had to go to City Hall with a problem, but always assume that if you did need help it would be available, then I believe you should support Brian Yates for Alderman-at-Large. It has been my experience that when you need assistance, and...
On Tuesday Nov. 5, Newton residents have an opportunity to re-elect one of our city's most dedicated and knowledgeable public servants. That person is Alderman-at-Large from Ward 5 Brian Yates. I have had the opportunity to serve with Brian for 12 years now. I have always admired his commitment and...
Brian Yates is an urban planner, community activist, former Economic Development Commission member and my colleague for the past 12 years, who I have turned to for support and collaboration on difficult zoning problems. Given his long experience on the Board, no one better understands how the...
Newton —We hope that voters across Newton will join us in supporting Brian Yates for Ward 5 Alderman-at-Large in the upcoming city election. We have worked with Brian for many years on policy and constituent issues and have found him informed, alert to neighborhood needs, helpful and responsive....
I am writing this letter in support of the re-election of Brian Yates as Alderman at Large, Ward 5. I have known Brian from many years and have continued to be amazed at this dedication to our city and to his role as an Alderman. I first knew Brian, when I was Chair of the Zoning and Planning...
I urge all Newton citizens to vote for my valued colleague, Alderman at Large Brian Yates, seeking re-election from Ward 5. Alderman Yates deserves our votes because of his distinguished career of service to the citizens of Newton. His experience is unique on the Board of Aldermen, with the longest...
We are writing to urge all Newton voters to vote for Brian Yates on November 5 for Ward 5 Alderman-at-Large. Brian has served Newton well. He has been a tireless environmental advocate working with residents to preserve and protect open space and promoting energy conservation programs. Brian...
  Newton - Brian Yates offers useful perspective   I urge the voters of Newton to vote to re-elect Brian Yates as an Alderman at Large from Ward 5. One of the strengths of Newton's 24-member Board of Aldermen is that it encompasses a healthy mixture of newcomers, experienced aldermen, and veterans...
  I am pleased to join several other board members who are endorsing Brian Yates for another term on the Board of Aldermen. There’s hardly a member on the current board who hasn’t been guided and mentored by this gifted and quiet man, and the high standard for public service he has set throughout...
  We write in strong support of newton native Brian Yates’s re-election as Ward Five Alderman-at-Large. There are three words that describe well our experience with Brian over many years: honest, responsible, and effective—especially regarding development issues in Newton’s neighborhoods. Brian has...
  I am writing in support of Brian Yates candidacy for Alderman-at-Large from Ward 5. I know Brian from his long service as Vice President of the Friends of the Newton Free Library when we worked hard to persuade the Mayor and Board of Aldermen that our Centre Street Main Library Building was...
  During our years in Newton, we have grown to appreciate our Ward 5 Alderman-at-Large, Brian Yates. Brian is a humble but effective legislator who embodies many of the qualities that we so admire in a public servant. No problem is too little to be addressed or too big to be out of the realm of...
We are eagerly supporting Brian Yates for another term as an at-large alderman from Ward 5. We have known Brian for many years. He pursues his work with quiet persistence and conviction.  He has a disciplined work ethic and a strong moral sense of what’s right and wrong.    Brian’s public service...

Information

Brian E. Yates
Councilor At Large
Ward 5

1094 Chestnut St.
Newton, MA 02464
617-244-2601
briyates5@gmail.com

My campaign for re-election in 2017 is now underway. Please look through this website for information on my qualifications, viewpoints, and accomplishments.

 

Brian E. Yates Councilor At Large