Newport City Council met for a little more than 3 hours on Wednesday night. Among the “hot” topics of the evening were a Request to Legislative to Introduce Legislation to the RI General Assembly to amend RIGL 44-25-1 “Real Estate Conveyance Tax” (which passed 5 -2) and several ordinances related to moorings.

Watch the full meeting via the City of Newport below or here.

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