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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:
Town of Newport Planning Board Meeting
December 03, 2018

The Town of Newport

Planning Board Meeting

The Planning Board of the Town of Newport is holding a regular meeting at 7:30 PM on Wednesday, Dec 5th 2018 at the Newport Town Offices.

 

 

2018 ANNUAL ELECTION OF THE NEWPORT JOINT FIRE DISTRICT
November 23, 2018

LEGAL NOTICE

2018 ANNUAL ELECTION OF THE NEWPORT Joint Fire District

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual Election of the Newport Joint Fire District will take place on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at The Newport Fire Station located at 7370 State Route 28, Newport, New York 13416 for the purposes of:  1) electing one Commissioner for a five (5) year term, commencing January 1, 2019 and ending December 31, 2023; 2) electing one Commissioner for a four (4) year term, commencing January 1, 2019 and ending December 31, 2022; 3)  electing one Commissioner for a three (3) year term, commencing January 1, 2019 and ending December 31, 2021; 4) electing one Commissioner for a two (2) year term, commencing January 1, 2019 and ending December 31, 2020; 5) electing one Commissioner for a one (1) year term, commencing January 1, 2019 and ending December 31, 2019.

 

Pursuant to Town Law Sections 174(2) and 189-e, the candidate receiving the highest vote tally shall be elected to a term of five years; the candidate receiving the second highest number of votes for the office of fire commissioner shall be elected to a term of four years; the candidate receiving the third highest number of votes shall be elected for a term of three years; the candidate receiving the fourth highest number of votes shall be elected for a term of two years, and the candidate receiving the fifth highest number of votes shall be elected for a term of one year.

In order for their name to appear on the ballot, a candidate for the office of Fire District Commissioner must file his or her name with the Secretary of the Newport Joint Fire District by mailing the same to Joseph De Francisco, C/O Newport Joint Fire District, P.O. Box 321, Newport, NY  13416.  Such filings must be postmarked or delivered no later than November 21, 2018.

 

Only those persons who are residents of the Newport Joint Fire District on or before November 13, 2018 and who are also registered to vote with the Herkimer County Board of Elections on or before November 19, 2018 shall be eligible to vote in this election.

 

November 19, 2018

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Joseph De Francisco, Secretary/Treasurer

Board of Fire Commissioners

Newport Joint Fire District

 

 

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