The Department of Civic Investment
The Department of Civic Investment administers to the following divisions:
This division is City’s representative for the administration of the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for local community development activities such as affordable housing programs and infrastructure projects in low to moderate income designated areas.
This division seeks to improve the economic well-being and quality of life in Newport by creating and/or retaining jobs and supporting or growing incomes and tax base through the planning and implementation of both small and large scale development projects.
GIS Mapping Services
This division is responsible for the creation, curation, and dissemination of City related data and maps, with a goal of creating more user-friendly and transparent availability of public information, and providing data support to allow better decision making capabilities by Newport’s policy makers.