Town Council

Elected by the residents, the Mayor and the five members of the Town Council identify community needs and commit Town resources to meet those needs within the limits of federal and state law.  Specific duties include adopting the annual budget, establishing the annual tax rate, enacting local ordinances and Town policies, formulating policies for the conduct of Town operations, making appointments to advisory boards and committees, and overseeing long range plans for the community.

Newport Town Council
P.O. Box 1869
Newport, NC 28570
Town Hall – (252) 223-4749

Mayor Dennis Barber Email
Mayor Pro Tem Chuck Shinn Email
Councilor Mark Eadie Email
Councilor Danny Fornes Email
Councilor Bob Benedict Email
Councilor David Heath Email


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