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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
Full Proposed Budget Draft 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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Stone Pier Dinghy Sticker Program, Mooring Rules Returning to Normal this Summer

Normal Harbor Rules will be in Effect with Busy Season Expected

NEWPORT, R.I. (WEDNESDAY, April 28, 2021) –Boating season is just around the corner and Newport’s Harbormaster’s Office is advising boaters that all normal harbor rules will be in effect this year, including the City’s dinghy permitting program and mooring usage requirement, both of which were suspended last year due to COVID-19.
 
Applications for the City’s Stone Pier dinghy sticker program, which is intended to reduce the number of unattended vessels at the Stone Pier and to provide smaller vessel owners a place in the harbor, will be available beginning May 1st online through the City’s website at CityofNewport.com/Harbormaster or by calling (401) 845 - 5815.

City Awarded Long Awaited Funds to Help Protect Almy Pond

Spouting Rock Drive Reclamation Project Aims to Reclaim Asphalt Roadway and Restore Habitat for Wildlife
 
NEWPORT, R.I. (Thursday, April 22, 2021) – As Aquidneck Island celebrates Earth Day, the City of Newport, working in partnership with a number of community stakeholders, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $180,000 grant to help protect and restore one of Aquidneck Island’s most threatened bodies of water.

City Offering Bonuses to Beach Staff

Hourly Bonus Pay & Lifeguard Certification Reimbursement Aims to Boost Ranks of Seasonal Beach Staff

NEWPORT, R.I. (Wednesday, April 21, 2021) – Working at the beach just got more enticing.
In an effort to increase the pool of applicants interested in working at Easton’s Beach this summer, the City of Newport is offering a pair of financial incentive programs for both lifeguards and general beach staff.
 

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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.

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

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