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City of Newport – All residents – City Website Update – Please Provide Suggestions

The City of Newport invites you to provide your suggestions for the City’s new website https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CYCNV77 Post Date: 03/11/2017 7:17 AM The City of Newport is planning to update its website to provide more information online and add tools to better serve its residents and guests. We invite you to provide your suggestions for the new website by completing this quick, ten-part survey. We are using the Survey Monkey tool for this purpose. If you would like to help us by participating in the survey, please click here. Our thanks to you!

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Posted by NewportAlliance - March 14, 2017 at 12:56 pm

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Newporters Invited to Help Shape Future of Parks and Open Spaces

A second public meeting to help shape the development of a Tree, Park and Open Space Master Plan is planned for later this month. The upcoming meeting, on Jan. 28 at the Pell School at 6 p.m., will focus on ideas and options. Newport, RI By MARK SCHIELDROP (Patch Staff) January 15, 2016 5:00 pm ET NEWPORT, RI—A second community meeting to give Newporters the chance to help shape the future stewardship of the city’s parks and open spaces is planned for later this month. The first meeting in September brought more than 160 residents who wanted to play a role in guiding the Newport Open Space Partnership as it carries out its mission drafting a new Open Space Master Plan. The upcoming meeting, on Jan. 28 at the Pell School at 6 p.m., will focus on ideas and options. A key finding of the Phase 1 Existing Conditions assessment was a lack of open space and active recreation amenities exists in the North End. Participation is important to ensure the community guides the vision and defines priorities for the plan. All ages and opinions are welcome. Newport Plays. Newport Bikes. Newport Surfs. Newport Walks. What do you want to do in […]

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Posted by NewportAlliance - January 16, 2016 at 12:21 pm

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City of Newport seeks public input on capital improvement program planning document.

http://opinionnewport.mindmixer.com/category/five-year-capital-improvement-program Five-Year Capital Improvement Program The City has a rolling five-year plan for capital improvements. Capital improvements include facilities, infrastructure (road, water, sewer and bridge), major equipment replacement, land purchase or large asset acquisition.This initiative is in the planning phase. Any documents that are included within this project are planning documents only, not financial documents. For more information about how your input will be used, please click here.       Capital Improvement Program Proposal 120 0 241 Days Remaining Add your Ideas Visit this Topic Capital Improvement Program Prioritization Survey 92 0 59 Days Remaining Add your Ideas Visit this Topic Capital Improvement Program Project Contributions 68 0 241 Days Remaining Add your Ideas Visit this Topic  

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Posted by NewportAlliance - February 1, 2014 at 5:51 pm

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2 Important new websites – Engage Newport + Mind Mixer are live! What does this mean for Newport?

http://engagenewport.com/ Engage Newport Engage Newport is an evolving forum for opinions and ideas about our city’s major initiatives. Alongside elected representatives, local media and community organizations, Engage Newport is another channel of communication between city government and the people of Newport. http://opinionnewport.mindmixer.com/ Opinion Newport is home to an ongoing series of surveys about major city issues and initiatives affecting Newport’s future. Starting with community resilience in the face of rising sea levels, you are invited to join the conversation about what matters to you. http://engagenewport.com/issues-and-initiatives This section shares select information and opinion from a City government perspective. Be sure to visit the city’s home page at www.cityofnewport.com to navigate the full spectrum of city services, city calendars and more. http://engagenewport.com/get-involved This series of articles will highlight and explain opportunities for public engagement in shaping the future of our community. Learn more about your elected representatives , boards and commissions , & community organizations engageNewport@cityofnewport.com Related articles Engage Newport – SEA Aware-Public Event on Rising Sea Level – Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. October 30th @ 6pm – Public Forum – Proposed Goat Island Hyatt Hotel Marina Needed: wise Newport citizens willing to serve on Newport Zoning Board […]

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Posted by NewportAlliance - October 29, 2013 at 6:37 pm

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Engage Newport with Jimmy Winters and Wayne Clark, Police Department and Fire Department

ENGAGE NEWPORT NEWPORT, R.I. (October 5, 2012) – Coming soon to a local gathering place near you: Engage Newport, a series of community outreach “open houses”, hosted by the City of Newport, packed with fun, facts and even a bit of food. The Engage Newport events will be held: Thursday, October 11th at the Quaker Meeting House (corner of Farewell and Marlborough Streets) 6pm-8pm Saturday, October 20th at Fort Adams (inside the Fort on the parade field) 9:30am-11:30am Tuesday, October 23rd at the City of Newport Maritime Center, 365 Thames St. (waterside entrance of the Armory) 6pm-8pm Saturday, October 27th at the Rotunda at Easton’s Beach 10am – noon During Engage Newport residents will have an opportunity to discover more about their City’s services and plans for the future and what they do and don’t know about their city all while having fun engaging with the City by the Sea. There will be activities for all the family to enjoy including fire rescue demonstrations, what services are available at the library, how to reconnect a lost pet with its owner all while taking part in quizzes that will see how much you know about your home town. If you have […]

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Posted by NewportAlliance - October 20, 2012 at 7:48 am

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2012 Newport Elections – Read the Answers to 10 Questions!

ALN has asked 10 important questions of our local candidates in the upcoming 2012 elections for Newport City Council and School Committee. Read how each candidate has responded to these important questions in the following documents shown below!  ***Very important that you “comment”, “like” and “share” this information with your friends, family and neighbors in Newport. Anyone can comment below!

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Posted by NewportAlliance - October 13, 2012 at 1:04 pm

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Meet the Newport City Councilors – video “Engage Newport”

ENGAGE NEWPORT NEWPORT, R.I. (October 5, 2012) – Coming soon to a local gathering place near you: Engage Newport, a series of community outreach “open houses”, hosted by the City of Newport, packed with fun, facts and even a bit of food. The Engage Newport events will be held: Thursday, October 11th at the Quaker Meeting House (corner of Farewell and Marlborough Streets) 6pm-8pm Saturday, October 20th at Fort Adams (inside the Fort on the parade field) 9:30am-11:30am Tuesday, October 23rd at the City of Newport Maritime Center, 365 Thames St. (waterside entrance of the Armory) 6pm-8pm Saturday, October 27th at the Rotunda at Easton’s Beach 10am – noon During Engage Newport residents will have an opportunity to discover more about their City’s services and plans for the future and what they do and don’t know about their city all while having fun engaging with the City by the Sea. There will be activities for all the family to enjoy including fire rescue demonstrations, what services are available at the library, how to reconnect a lost pet with its owner all while taking part in quizzes that will see how much you know about your home town. If you have […]

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Posted by NewportAlliance - October 13, 2012 at 12:11 pm

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Video “Engage Newport” with Jane Howington, Newport City Manager

This coming October, the City of Newport will host four free community events for Newport residents. ENGAGE NEWPORT will be a series of community outreach “open houses” and will provide information the City has planned for the upcoming year, what your city can do for you, who to contact when you have a City related question and a competition for everyone to see how well citizens know their city and neighborhood. “We want to bring City Hall to our residents: to engage them or re-engage them with their city and all its operations” ~ Jane Howington, Newport City Manager.

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Posted by NewportAlliance - October 9, 2012 at 7:16 pm

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“Engage Newport” dates, times, locations

ENGAGE NEWPORT  NEWPORT, R.I. (October 5, 2012) – Coming soon to a local gathering place near you: Engage Newport, a series of community outreach “open houses”, hosted by the City of Newport, packed with fun, facts and even a bit of food. The Engage Newport events will be held: Thursday, October 11th at the Quaker Meeting House (corner of Farewell and Marlborough Streets) 6pm-8pm Saturday, October 20th at Fort Adams (inside the Fort on the parade field) 9:30am-11:30am Tuesday, October 23rd at the City of Newport Maritime Center, 365 Thames St. (waterside entrance of the Armory) 6pm-8pm Saturday, October 27th at the Rotunda at Easton’s Beach 10am – noon During Engage Newport residents will have an opportunity to discover more about their City’s services and plans for the future and what they do and don’t know about their city all while having fun engaging with the City by the Sea. There will be activities for all the family to enjoy including fire rescue demonstrations, what services are available at the library, how to reconnect a lost pet with its owner all while taking part in quizzes that will see how much you know about your home town.  If you have questions […]

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Posted by NewportAlliance - October 7, 2012 at 8:21 am

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“Engage Newport” article by Mike Cullen

“Engage Newport” Getting our city to openly assess and discuss its performance when searching for missing persons or reacting to a natural disaster remains a perplexing challenge. Hopefully the city’s “Engage Newport” outreach effort will yield a more transparent and collaborative environment between the city’s police and fire departments and the served citizens. Citizens continue to have unanswered questions concerning 2011’s Tropical Storm Irene and 2012’s search for resident Brenda Batts which now stands in sharp contrast to the many local, state, and federal agencies that searched over 600 square mile search for resident Teddy Oliviera. ALN advisor Mike Cullen, also moderator of KnowingNewport and one of the founders of NewportReady, delivered the following comments to the Newport City Council at the start of their July 24th meeting. “It’s been six months since the death of Newport resident Brenda Batts by hypothermia and drowning. I am following up on a city official’s February promise to the Newport Daily News that his department would review the matter and seek areas of improvement so we can boost the odds of finding the next wandering and missing Newporter or visitor alive, not dead. The public was disturbed by the outcome. I’m not here […]

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Posted by NewportAlliance - September 26, 2012 at 7:20 am

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