Public Services

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The Department of Public Services is
responsible for maintaining the
City's infrastructure and providing
essential services.

Administration Office:
280 Spring Street
Newport, RI 02840 

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Public Services Include:

  • The Operations Administration Division.
  • The Engineering Services Division reviews and inspects all work within the City's rights of way as well as designs and prepares contract documents/plans for most Public Services Construction Projects.
  • The Buildings & Grounds Maintenance Division maintains all trees, parks, athletic fields, historic cemeteries, and the Cliff Walk.
  • The Streets and Sidewalks Division maintains the streets and sidewalks; including street sweeping and snow removal.
  • The Clean City Program manages the collection of solid waste, yard waste, recycling and litter.
  • The Easton's Beach Division runs and maintains the beach and adjacent facilities.
  • The Recreation Division administer various recreation and sports activities and oversee the Martin Recreation Center as well as a multitude of other sporting facilities throughout the City.
  • The Facilities Management & Maintenance Division maintains City buildings (including schools).
  • Traffic Control Division installs and maintains all traffic control devices and pavement markings.
  • The Vehicle Management Division maintains the City's fleet of vehicles and equipment.


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