Newport City Government

The City of Newport Board of Commissioners is made up of four commissioners, elected at large, and a mayor, who serves as Chairman of the Board. Legislative authority is vested in the Mayor and Board of Commissioners, while the City Manager is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the city.

City Departments

The City Manager serves as the chief executive officer of the city.

The Development Services Director oversees Planning and Zoning, Code Enforcement, and Historic Preservation.

The Community Services Director oversees the Public Works Department and Parks and Recreation.

The Finance Department handles taxes, occupational licensing, and accounts payable and receivable.

The Fire/EMS Department is headquartered at 10th and Monmouth.

The Police Department operates from 10th and Monmouth.



This notice is published pursuant to the requirements of 24 CFR Part 8 Nondiscrimination Based on Handicap in Federally-Assisted Programs and Activities of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, as published in the Federal Register on June 2, 1988.  Section 8.4 prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals because of their handicap status.

The City of Newport advises the public, employees and job applicants that it does not discriminate on the basis of handicapped status in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities.

The City of Newport has designated the following person as the contact to coordinate efforts to comply with this requirement.  Inquiries should be directed to:

Name:                         Thomas J. Fromme, City Manager

Address:                     998 Monmouth Street

                                   Newport, Kentucky  41071

Phone Number:          859-292-3666 

TDD Number:             859-859-9991 (non-emergency)       

Hours:                         Monday-Friday  8:30 am -  4:30 pm   


The City of Newport does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion or disability, and provides, upon request, reasonable accommodation, including auxiliary aids and services, to afford an individual with a disability an equal opportunity to participate in all services, programs and activities.  Any persons requiring special needs assistance to access City services, programs or activities should contact City Clerk Joy Rovno at 859-292-3666 at least five days prior to the scheduled activity.  The non-emergency TDD number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-859-9911.


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