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Mission Statement

To serve and protect the health, safety, and well-being of the community, ensure fiscal responsibility, promote strategic planning, and encourage a strong business environment for a better quality of life for our citizens.

Newport Borough Mayor

Stephen Tice



Newport Borough Council Members

Gregory Shope


Christian Fickes

Vice President

Tami Halstead

Council Member

Christian Fickes

Council Member

Billie Dudley

Council Member

Mary  Bucher

Council Member

Penny Frownfelter

Council Member


The Newport Borough Council is composed of seven members elected to four years, staggered terms, and is the legislative and policy-making body of the Borough. The responsibilities of the Council include enacting ordinances, resolutions, and directives necessary for the proper governing of Borough affairs.

The Council develops and approves the annual budget for revenues and expenditures, the establishment of tax rates, and appointments to various committees.

The Council meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 P.M. in the Borough Office.