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Who Are We?

We are professional service providers, community members, and problem solvers. We strive to operate transparently, and be good stewards of the public trust. We serve as caretakers of facilities and provider of services to the taxpayers.

What Do We Do?

We provide competent and professional municipal services and activities to enhance the quality of life of the community; and plan, build, and maintain public assets for use by residents and visitors; and support the community vision.

Why Do We Do It?

We are community-minded, and maintain a high level of optimism to make the community a better place by maximizing the use of available resources to address the basic health, safety, and welfare, build a sustainable economy, and enhance the livability for the residents, and visitor in the City of Newport.

What Non-Negotiable Values Do We Have as An Organization?

In conducting our responsibilities to the people, workers, and visitors to the City of Newport, we:

Value ethics and vow to operate with integrity and honesty to earn and maintain public trust.

Ethics - A system of moral principles that defines acceptable and expected behavior.

Maintain a high value of professionalism in our relationship with each other, our residents and visitors.

Professionalism – Skillsets that include good judgment, respect, and high standards of conduct.

Value inclusiveness and equity in providing quality services to a diverse community.

Inclusiveness -The practice or policy of providing equal access to opportunities and resources for people who might otherwise be excluded or marginalized, such as those having physical or intellectual disabilities or belonging to other minority groups.

Exercise empathy by listening, understanding, and respecting other perspectives in carrying out our responsibilities.

Empathy – The ability to understand and share the feelings of another.

Respect each other and value the well-being of all.

Respect - A due regard for the feelings, wishes, rights or traditions of others.

Are accountable for our actions in carrying out our responsibilities for the City.

Accountable – Acceptance of responsibility for our actions.