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Public Notices

CITY OF NEWPORT NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR ZONING AMENDMENTS
Notice is hereby given that the Planning Commission of the City of Newport will meet in the City Council Chambers of City Hall, 596 7th Avenue, at 5:30 P.M., or shortly thereafter the start of the regular Planning Commission meeting on July 12, 2022, to receive public comments regarding proposed changes to Chapter 36- Zoning, Article IX- Signs. 

Proposed Changes 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT
Notice is hereby given that the Planning Commission of the City of Newport will hold a public hearing in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 596 7th Avenue at 5:30 P.M., or shortly after on July 12, 2022, to consider recommendations for amendments to Newport 2040 Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 9, Section B. The purpose of the public hearing is to receive public comments on proposed changes to Table 9-7: Housing Implementation Plan to Address Affordable Housing Needs. The amendment will add several additional tools or strategies for the City to consider as opportunities arise. The amendment will bring the City’s plan into consistency with the Metropolitan Council’s 2040 Housing Policy Plan. Public meetings may be held electronically. Meeting information can be found on the Newport City website www.ci.newport.mn.us.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST FOR THE CITY OF NEWPORT
Notice is hereby given, that on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. or soon thereafter at Newport City Hall, 596 7th Ave, Newport, MN 55055, the City of Newport will conduct a Public Accuracy Test, pursuant to M.S. 206.83, on the optical scan voting equipment that will be used for tabulating the votes in the August 9, 2022, Primary Election for the City of Newport.

 NOTICE OF FILING AFFIDAVITS OF CANDIDACY
Notice is hereby given that a Federal, State, and Municipal General Election in the City of Newport, in the County of Washington, State of Minnesota, will be held on Tuesday, the 8th day of November 2022, between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. 

That the first day for filing Affidavits of Candidacy for the following offices:

Two Council Member Seats
(Four-Year Terms)

will be Tuesday, August 2, 2022, and the last day for filing Affidavits of Candidacy for said election will be no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2022. Individuals can file for the above offices at Newport City Hall, 2060 1st Avenue, Newport, MN 55055. City Hall is open Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

NOTICE OF ORDINANCE AMENDMENT
Notice is hereby given, that on Thursday, August 4, 2022, the City Council of the City of Newport will consider amending Chapter 2, Article II, Section 2-23 – Salaries during the regular City Council meeting at 5:30 p.m. or shortly thereafter in the City Council Chambers at 596 7th Avenue, Newport, MN 55055.

Proposed Ordinance Amendment

NOTICE OF ORDINANCE AMENDMENT
Notice is hereby given, that on Thursday, August 4, 2022, the City Council of the City of Newport will consider amending Chapter 14, Article I, Section 34-14- Liability for maintenance and repairs of utility lines, during the regular City Council meeting at 5:30 p.m. or shortly thereafter in the City Council Chambers at 596 7th Avenue, Newport, MN 55055.

Proposed Ordinance Amendment

Public Notices are also posted at the entrance of City Hall. For more information regarding public notices, please contact Travis Brierley, Assistant to the City Administrator at (651) 459-5677 or tbrierley@newportmn.com. Updated July 25, 2022.