City of Newport, MN

Public Works


Parks Maintenance


   Sump Pumps & Cross Connections

Street Maintenance

Street Improvement Projects


Gopher State One Call

Recycling/Trash Hauling


City of Newport
596 7th Avenue
Newport, MN 55055
Phone: (651) 459-5677
Fax: (651) 459-9883

Hours: Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


The Parks Maintenance division of the Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance and repairs that are made in all of Newport's parks, park buildings, park equipment, and trails to  ensure their longevity in the community.  The Parks Maintenance division services 173 acres of parkland that includes the following maintenance:


  • Mowing, trimming, and chipping in six City parks, three overlooks, pond areas, four pedestrian bridges, Red Rock Cemetery, all City public facilities, and nine miles of paved walking trails and seven miles of unpaved walking trails in Newport Bailey School Forest and Loveland Parks
  • Dragging and striping of five ball fields twice weekly
  • Tennis and volleyball courts and horseshoe pits
  • Emptying trash receptacles daily on the City's park and trail system
  • Repairing, painting, and moving picnic tables
  • Painting, repairing, removing graffiti, washing tables and floors of park pavilions, grills, and playground equipment
  • Repairing warming houses
  • Preparatory work, board repair, groundwork, snow removal, sweeping, flooding, and fencing at hockey rinks
  • Weeding, watering, and signage of river overlooks and wall gardens along Hastings Avenue

Please visit the Parks section to view a list of parks and recreation areas and their locations.