COVID-19 Information

Please note that the City of Newport has issued a State of Emergency to help more effectively address the threat presented by the COVID-19 virus. Residents, visitors, and business owners are advised that City Hall will be closed to the public until further notice. For additional information, please be sure to visit the City's dedicated COVID-19 webpage by clicking here →
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Contact Information

Laura L. Sitrin, CPA - Director of Finance

Tax Assessor: 
(401) 845 - 5365
Collections:
(401) 845 - 5401

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - M-F

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Contact Information

Laura L. Sitrin, CPA - Director of Finance

Tax Assessor: 
(401) 845 - 5365
Collections:
(401) 845 - 5401

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - M-F

  View Finance Department Directory »

Finance

Consisting of seven divisions, the Finance Department is responsible for the overall administration of its divisions, including Finance Administration, Municipal Court, Assessment, Billing & Collections, Accounting, School Accounting & Payroll and Information Technology.


Billing & Collections

Whether you're interested in requesting a resident parking pass, paying your taxes, or a parking ticket, our Collections Office can help. 

Property Assessment

Click here for information on Newport's residential and commercial property assessments

Reports

Search current and past years' proposed and adopted budgets, as well as other important reports



 

2019-2020 Tax Rate


Residential: $10.28 per thousand.
Commercial: $15.42 per thousand.
Motor Vehicles: $23.45 per thousand.
Tangible Personal Property: $15.42 per thousand

Helpful Links

Current Tax Rates

Know your home's assessment and understand your property taxes

Resident Parking Program

Obtain a resident parking sticker online or in-person

GIS Property Search 

Search the City's GIS database for property records and maps

Pay Your Taxes

Pay your taxes online through our secure payment portal 

Annual Budget

Browse and search the City's annual budget here

Transparency Portal 

Our financial transparency portal is designed to help give a clearer view of our City government

Dollars and Sense

Read the City's Proposed FY2020 Budget

Read the City's Proposed FY2020 Budget

The City's annual budget season is underway and we want to hear your feedback.

Follow the link below to view, download, and review the City Manager's proposed FY2020-21 spending plan, and be sure to share your input during one of our upcoming Budget Hearings

 

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What You Need to Know about Parking in Newport

What You Need to Know about Parking in Newport

NEWPORT -- On-street metered parking is back in effect for the summer season.

The City's parking season runs from May 1st through October 31st, with metered parking enforced seven days per week. Follow the link below to learn more about the City's parking rules. 
 

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News & Events

  Calendar of Events

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

City Council Remote Workshop

City Councilors will be meeting in a special remote session to receive an update from the City Manager on the COVID-19 situation and the North End Urban Plan.
 
Telephone Access is available Toll Free by dialing:
 
1-888-788-0099 or 1-877-853-5247
Meeting ID: 601-915-337
 

Probate Court

Probate Court meets two times per month at 10:30 a.m., in the Second Floor City Council Chambers at Newport City Hall. Click here for a full schedule.

For advertising deadlines, please contact Carlos Alaan at 845-5349 or calaan@cityofnewport.com.

Planning Board Meeting

The Planning Board is the steward for the City's Comprehensive Plan, which sets the long-term goal for the City and is a key measure by which large development projects and zoning relief are evaluated. ​Read the agenda

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