2023 Area Study
Area Study Committee Members
Laurie Elliott, Mayor
Marvin Taylor, City Council Member
Brandon Leyde, Planning Commission Chair
Maria Bonilla, Planning Commission Commissioner
Joe Hatch, City Administrator
Travis Brierley, Assistant to the City Administrator
Nathan Fuerst, City Planner
Kevin Clarke, HKGi
Grant Martin, LOCi Consulting LLC
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Area Study Goals and Process
Site Analysis and Demographic/Economic Analysis
Phase I- Engagement
This phase is from the beginning of April to the end of July. During this time the City will create the foundation documents, review preliminary market information, and solicit comments from the public through various mediums.
Phase II- Market
This phase is from the end of April to the end of September. During this time the City will be focused on site analysis, demographic and economic analysis, competitive analysis for residential and commercial properties, and reviewing Newport's market potential.
Phase III- Actions
This phase is from mid-July to the end of October. During this time the City will be reviewing recommendations for zoning regulations and the actions the City should take.