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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!

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

News:
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
May 22, 2018

STATE OF NEW YORK )

COUNTY OF HERKIMER )

TOWN OF NEWPORT )

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Planning Board of the Town of Newport will conduct a

public hearing on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Newport Town Hall, 2788

Newport Road, Newport, New York 13416, to consider the following application:

Application for a Special Use Permit by Bell Atlantic Mobile Systems of Allentown, Inc.

d/b/a Verizon Wireless,1275 John Street, Suite 100, West Henrietta, New York 14586, to

permit the installation of an unmanned wireless communications facility located on a 100+

ft. x 100+ ft. (10,000+ sq. ft.) portion of lands now or formerly owned by Todd Cable

Properties, LLC and located near 157 West Street in the Town of Newport (Tax Map Parcel

No. 94.1-2-20.23). The proposed facility consists of a 165+ ft. self-supporting tower (169+

ft. when including a 4+ ft. lightning rod), one 11.5+ ft. x 16+ ft. equipment platform and

all associated antennas, improvements and access/utilities. All equipment is to be located

inside a proposed 45’ x 35’ fenced compound. Said property is located approximately 500

feet east of the Intersection of Honey Hill Road and Old State Road in the Town of

Newport. The project is an allowable land use subject to Special Use Permit approval

pursuant to §4.4 of the Newport Zoning Law.

Bell Atlantic Mobile System’s Application dated May 4, 2018, including detailed site plan

drawings by Tectonic Engineering & Surveying, is on file with the Newport Town Clerk and will

be available for inspection by the public during the Town Clerk’s regular business hours.

At the aforesaid public hearing, the Newport Planning Board as lead agency will consider

the environmental impact of the proposed project under the State Environmental Quality Review

Act.

Persons wishing to appear at the hearing may do so and will be heard. Communications in

writing in relation thereto may be filed with the Board before or at this hearing.

Dated: May 16, 2018

BY ORDER OF THE PLANNING BOARD OF THE TOWN OF NEWPORT

 

 

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
May 16, 2018

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

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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