Holiday Schedule

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Please note: City Hall and Offices will be CLOSED on Monday, Jan. 17th in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Waste Management Transfer Station will also be closed, resulting in a one-day collection delay for all trash, recycling and bulky waste. The 2022 Yard Waste and Holiday Trash calendar, is now available online for download at  www.CityofNewport.com/YardWasteCalendar

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Public Meetings Going Virtual

Public Meetings Going Virtual

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Due to rising COVID cases, public meetings - including those of Newport's Planning and Zoning Boards, City Council, Historic District Commission and a number of Boards & Commissions - will be taking place virtually until further notice in accordance with the Governor's Executive Order.

If you're interested in viewing or participating in a meeting, please be sure to check official meeting agendas, as posted on Secretary of State's website, for detailed log-in instructions.

Meeting agendas are posted a minimum of 48 hours in advance and can be found at https://opengov.sos.ri.gov/OpenMeetings.
 

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Download the 2022 Yard Waste & Holiday Trash Calendar

Download the 2022 Yard Waste & Holiday Trash Calendar

The City's 2022 Yard Waste and Holiday Trash pickup calendar is now available at City Hall and online!

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Flood Safe Newport

Flood Safe Newport

Newport's Department of Planning is dedicated to the safety of all residents and infrastructure. 
Click below to learn more about how you can prepare your home or workplace, develop an emergency communications plan, and know what to do when a flood is approaching your home or business. Taking action today can save your life and property tomorrow.

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News & Events

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Humphrey “Harp” Donnelly IV Named Newport Fire Chief

Swearing In Ceremony Set for Friday at City Hall
  
NEWPORT, R.I. (THURSDAY, JAN. 20, 2022) –  Humphrey “Harp” Donnelly IV, a native Newporter and 23-year veteran of the Newport Fire Department, has been named the City’s new Fire Chief.

He replaces Fire Chief Brian Dugan, who retired last month after leading the City’s Fire Department for the past 5 years. 

As Deputy Chief and a member of the Department’s leadership team, Donnelly has been a part of the front line response to a number of emergency situations during his tenure, including the 2019 gas outage and the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic.

City to Kick Off Local Redistricting Process

Residents Encouraged to Learn More by Attending an Upcoming Meeting
 
NEWPORT, R.I. (FRIDAY, JAN. 14, 2022) –  With the General Assembly set to vote on a proposal that would realign House and Senate Districts to better reflect 2020 Census data, Newport officials are preparing to kick off their own local process to examine City Council Wards and Voting Precincts.

The City’s Canvassing Authority is inviting members of the public to attend their next meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, February 1st at 11:30 a.m. to learn more about Newport’s own redistricting process.
 

Parking Ban, Trash Delay Issued Ahead of Winter Storm

Residents Urged to Keep Cars Off Streets, Utilize City Parking Lots

NEWPORT, R.I. (Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022) – The City of Newport has issued a mandatory Parking Ban from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Friday, January 7, 2022 due to the impending winter storm.

Trash service will also be suspended, resulting in a one-day collection delay for Friday customers.
 

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  Calendar of Events

Energy & Environment Commission

The mission of the Energy & Environment Commission is to advise the Council and educate the public on energy-efficiency, renewable energy and the environment, to foster a more sustainable community. 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

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

Tree & Open Space Commission

The Tree & Open Space Commission is dedicated to the preservation and protection of the City's parks, trees, and open space. 

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