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Buildings, Grounds & Forestry Division

The division oversees the day-to-day maintenance of most public facilities within the city. Staff manage 35 parks, 8 historic cemeteries, the famous 3.5 mile Cliff Walk and all athletic facilities. Amenities include 18 tennis courts, 15 playgrounds, 7 baseball fields, 6 basketball courts, 5 softball fields, 3 soccer fields a dog park and a skate park.

The forestry staff manages all public trees including planting, pruning, removal and stump grinding. The goal of the program is to establish a fully stocked, healthy community forest that is diverse in age and species.

Contacts for Buildings and Grounds Division:

Carol Bowman, Senior Principal Clerk, (401) 845-5804, email: cbowman@cityofnewport.com

Scott Wheeler, Buildings and Grounds Supervisor/Tree Warden, (401) 845-5802, email: swheeler@cityofnewport.com

Staff

  • Scott Wheeler
    Buildings and Grounds Supervisor/Tree Warden
  • Carol Bowman
    Senior Principal Clerk

 

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