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Understand the City's Proposed Budget

Understand the City's Proposed Budget

📣 📣 📣 It's Budget Season at City Hall and City Councilors will be meeting in three upcoming special sessions to review the City's proposed FY2022-23 spending plan. 

 
Budget Overview School Revenue Overview
Police Department Overview School Department Overview
Fire Department Overview Public Services Overview
Parking Fund Overview Planning & Economic Development
  Building, Zoning & Inspections






 
Click below to learn more about the budget process, review past budgets, and see what's being proposed. 
 

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The Latest on COVID-19

The Latest on COVID-19

The City of Newport has been working closely with regional, state and federal agencies to ensure that we're prepared for the potential appearance of the Coronavirus, or COVID-19, in our community. Please visit our COVID-19 webpage to learn more about our response to the virus.

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Keep Up to Date with Construction News

Keep Up to Date with Construction News

NEWPORT -- Construction season is in full swing, and crews charged with improving and maintaining Newport's network of roads and sidewalks will be spread across the City over the coming weeks. To keep up with the latest projects, and for updates on anticipated road closures, be sure to visit our Construction Updates page and follow us on Facebook and Instagram

 

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Annandale Road Water Main Improvement Project Set to Begin

Project aims to improve water infrastructure & roadway surface

NEWPORT, R.I. (April 16, 2021) – Residents of the Annandale neighborhood as well as motorists passing through the area are being advised that the City of Newport’s Water Division has contracted with Biszko Contracting Corporation to clean and line the 20” water transmission main running below Annandale Road from Memorial Boulevard to Narragansett Avenue beginning next week.

City Encouraging Residents to Get Composting

Composting Bins Available for Dirt Cheap Price thanks to RIRRC Partnership­­

NEWPORT, R.I. (THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2021) – The City of Newport is encouraging its residents to help eliminate excess food waste by providing backyard compost bins at a “dirt cheap” price thanks to a grant from the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation.
 
The grant funding, which was secured by the Department of Public Services, allows for City of Newport residents who attend a virtual RIRRC composting webinar to request a compost bin at a discounted rate of $17.50.

Spring Water Main Flushing Set to Begin

Overnight Program to Start Sunday, April 18th

NEWPORT, R.I. (April 13, 2021) –  As part of the Newport Water Division’s ongoing maintenance of the water distribution system, a modified water main flushing program in designated areas will begin during evening hours beginning Sunday, April 18, 2021, ending May 6, 2021.
 
Flushing of water mains using fire hydrants will begin at 8 p.m. and continue until 4 a.m.   Signs will be posted in each area before flushing begins. 

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  Calendar of Events

Historic District Commission Meeting

The Historic District Commission is responsible for overseeing development within the City's Historic District
Click here to view an agenda.  

Cliff Walk Commission

The Cliff Walk Commission is charged with overseeing the maintainence, operations, and activities of the City's historic Cliff Walk. Click here for an agenda

Zoning Board of Review

The Zoning Board of Review is responsible for overseeing and administering the City's zoning code in a fair and equitable fashion.  Click here for an agenda

City Council Meeting

The City Council serves as a the primary decision making body for the City. Join us for its regular monthly meeting, held in the Second Floor Council Chambers at City Hall. Click here to read an agenda and to view the meeting online.
 



This meeting will be held remotely via videoconference. 

To participate, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86888313640

Webinar ID: 868 8831 3640

Join by Telephone:
877 853 5247 (Toll Free) or 888 788 0099 (Toll Free)

 

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