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

Town Supervisor - Mike McEvoy
Town Clerk - Terry Fellows
Codes / Zoning Enforcement Officer - Clifton Bennett
Superintendant of Highways - Jason Coffin

May 16, 2018


Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The Town of Newport intends to submit a grant application to the New York State Office of Community Renewal for $250,000 in fiscal year 2018 funding under the NYS Office of Community Renewal's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Economic Development program to help facilitate Phase II of the Herkimer Diamond Mines Master Plan. A public hearing is held as part of the process to solicit public input with respect to the application and in accordance with 24 CFR 570.486 and New York State’s Citizen Participation Plan. More complete details of the project will be available at the hearing. The public hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 7:00pm. Location is the Town of Newport Offices, 2788 Newport Road, Newport, NY 13416.  The meeting venue is handicapped accessible.





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