Donald R. Jutton
Donald R. Jutton, founder and CEO of Municipal Resources, Inc., is a graduate of Bradford College with a BA in Urban Planning and Management and an MS in Community Economic Development from New Hampshire College. He has also done graduate work in management and administration at Harvard University. Mr. Jutton has a broad government management and operations background, having served as Manager in Meredith, Littleton, Salem and Wakefield, New Hampshire. While maintaining a strong working knowledge of local government process and organizational planning, the primary emphasis of his work has been in the area of creative community development and pursuit of systemic change in management and delivery of core community services. Mr. Jutton’s success in establishing collaborative efforts and managing very complex initiatives between public and private entities has effectively bridged frequently competing interests and has led to successful economic development activity valued at millions of dollars in many communities. He is noted for continually challenging client communities to rethink traditional approaches and explore innovative alternatives to community development and service delivery problems, emphasizing collaborations and partnerships that expand conventional thinking and extend to all corners of the community. His involvement and advocacy has lead to many unique and noteworthy operational changes including a combined Town/School budgeting and annual meeting process in Littleton, NH; shared police services between Greenville and Temple, NH; a three community economic development initiative between Lisbon, Littleton and Bethlehem, NH; a municipal/public/private Mill redevelopment partnership in Troy, NH; and a first of its kind partnership agreement between NASA’s Stennis Space Center, Plymouth State University, SAU 35 and the Town of Littleton, NH. The results of his creative activities with communities have been reported in USA TODAY, Heart of NH Magazine, the Boston Globe, and numerous regional and local newspapers and journals.