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Understand the Proposed FY2022-23 Budget

Understand the Proposed FY2022-23 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
Police Department Overview
Fire Department Overview
Parking Fund Overview

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

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Newport Names New Harbormaster

Newport Names New Harbormaster

After a three-month search, the City of Newport has named former Block Island Harbormaster Stephen C. Land to the City’s top harbor post. Land assumes the role following the sudden passing of longtime Harbormaster Timothy J. Mills in December.
 

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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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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. 

Stormwater Improvement Project Set for Thames Street

Catch Basin, Storm Drain Replacement Project to take place in the parking stall area along Thames Street near Queen Anne Square
 
NEWPORT, R.I. (April 2, 2021) – The Department of Utilities’ contractor Hartford Paving will begin construction of necessary Stormwater Infrastructure improvements in the parking stall area of Thames Street from Cotton Court to Mill Street in the vicinity of Queen Anne Square, beginning on Monday, April 5th.

The improvements, which consist of replacing multiple catch basins, drain manholes and associated Storm Drain piping, are expected to be complete by May 14th.

Newport Names New Harbormaster

Former Block Island Harbormaster Stephen Land Awarded Top Harbor Post
 
NEWPORT, R.I. (Tuesday, March 23, 2021) – After a three-month search, the City of Newport has named former Block Island Harbormaster Stephen C. Land to the City’s top harbor post.
 
Land assumes the role following the sudden passing of longtime Harbormaster Timothy J. Mills in December.
 

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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.

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
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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

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