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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 of Newport
PO Box 519
Newport, NY 13416
Town Supervisor - Mike McEvoy
Town Clerk - Terry Fellows
Codes / Zoning Enforcement Officer - Craig Fehlhaber
Superintendant of Highways - Jason Coffin
ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS CODES AND ZONING OFFICER
December 04, 2019
CODES AND ZONING OFFICER
The Town of Newport is now accepting applications for the combined positions of Codes and Zoning Officer. Qualified applicants must show current Certificates of training or be in the process of training as both a Building Safety Inspector and Code Enforcement Official.
The salary for these 2 positions is $8,300.00 per year. All qualified candidates must submit their resume to the Newport Town Clerk, by mail at: PO Box 519, Newport, NY 13416 or in person at the Newport Town Offices, 2788 Newport Rd., Newport, NY 13416 by 4:00 PM Thursday, December 19, 2019. The Town Board will interview the applicants to select the person for this position.
The successful candidate must be prepared to hold office hours at the discretion of the Town Board.
December 04, 2019
The Town of Newport is looking for 3 applicants to fill current vacancies on our Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Board as follows:
Two Regular Members for the Zoning Board of Appeals and One Alternate Planning Board Member. Must take a NYS required four hour training bi-annually.
Requirements for both applicants: 18 yrs. of age, Town of Newport Resident, and US Citizen. Please submit letter of interest on or before December 19, 2019 to: Town of Newport C/O Newport Town Clerk, PO Box 519, Newport, NY 13416