Newport, RI – Newport City Council will meet for a regular Council meeting on Wednesday at 6:30 pm virtually.


UPDATE: 4:27 pm – Tom Shevlin, Communications Officer for the City of Newport notified us that “tonight’s City Council meeting has been canceled, with an eye on rescheduling for Wednesday, Sept. 16th at 6:30!”

On Facebook, the City posted around 3:30 pm that it” has been canceled due to technical issues currently impacting our remote meeting provider”.


Among the items on the docket, the Council will be receiving communication from the Planning Board regarding short-term rentals, the Council will also be considering an action related to the Abruzzi Sports Complex and the ongoing work to transition it to a basketball court and skate park.

This is a What’s Up Newp Broadcast. To participate in the meeting, you must join either through the Zoom application or by calling in to the phone number on the docket. Agenda and login information to participate in the official meeting is here https://bit.ly/32d9b7C

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