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About Newport:
The Town of Newport is located 13 miles north of Herkimer and 95 miles northwest of Albany, bounded to the north by the Towns of Russia, to the east by Fairfield and Norway, to the South by Herkimer and Schuyler, and to the west by Oneida County.  The Township was settled in 1791 by Christopher Hawkins of Rhode Island on land purchased in July, 1786 by Daniel Campbell of New York City and William, Ephraim and Benjamin Bowen in 1788 and 1789.  It w as formed on April 7, 1806 from parts of Herkimer, Fairfield, Norway and Schuyler.  At the first Town meeting, held on March 3, 1807, Christopher Hawkins was elected Supervisor. Click HERE for more interesting information about our Town!

Officials:
Town Supervisor - Mike McEvoy
Town Clerk - Nanette Roesler
Codes / Zoning Enforcement Officer - Clifton Bennett
Superintendant of Highways - Jason Coffin

News:
Notice of Joint Public Hearing - Fire District
June 08, 2017

NOTICE OF JOINT PUBLIC HEARING CONCERNING THE FORMATION OF A


JOINT FIRE DISTRICT IN A PORTION OF THE TOWN OF NEWPORT, A PORTION


OF THE TOWN OF NORWAY, AND IN THE VILLAGE OF NEWPORT



PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the Town Board of the Town of Newport, the Town



Board of the Town of Norway, and the Board of Trustees of the Village of Newport, have


agreed by joint resolution dated June 6, 2017 to consider proposing the establishment


of a joint fire district and that said boards shall hold a Joint Public Hearing on


Wednesday June 21, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town of Norway Community Center



3114 Military Rd. Newport, NY 13416, for the purpose of hearing all persons interested



in the establishment of a joint fire district and for considering if the establishment of a


joint fire district is in the public interest.


PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the boundaries of the proposed joint fire



district are briefly described as follows: all that area and properties within the Town of


Newport currently designated and referred to as constituting and comprising Newport


Fire Protection Districts FD160 and FD170; all that area and properties within the Town


of Norway currently designated and referred to as constituting and comprising the


Newport Fire Protection District; and the entirety of the area and properties constituting


and comprising the Village of Newport.


PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the objects for which it is proposed that



a joint fire district be established is to provide for a uniform, equitable, and stable


system for the governance and funding of fire protection and emergency services as


provided by law and the purposes for which it is proposed that a joint fire district be


established is to ensure the continued provision of fire protection and emergency


services by the dedicated volunteers serving the community by establishing a board of


fire commissioners of the joint fire district to serve as the authority having jurisdiction


over the provision of such services and operations as provided by law.


Dated June 6, 2017


Nanette Roesler, Town Clerk


Town of Newport


Lora Grower, Town Clerk


Town of Norway


Tricia Foster, Village Clerk


Village of Newport


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