City of Newport, MN
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City of Newport
596 7th Avenue
Newport, MN 55055
Phone: (651) 459-5677
Fax: (651) 459-9883

Hours: Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


In an effort to assist and promote new business start-ups, remodeling projects, refinancing, or just save money by becoming more energy efficient the City of Newport would like to offer your business the following resources to help you succeed in Newport!

Click on the links below to view the City's three separate policies that combine the Business Assistance Policy.

Open For Business Program

Are you thinking about starting your own business or are you currently operating a small business and interested in technical assistance? Newport has partnered with the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD) to offer the Open to Business program. This program provides free one-on-one assistance from

Downtown Facade Rehabilitation Grant Program

This Program was created to encourage the preservation and beautification of downtown and downtown retail and commercial properties.

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development

Offers tips on how to start, manage, and finance your business as well as how to incorporate environmental initiatives into your business.

Minnesota Center for Energy and Environment

Offers several programs that are tailored to make improvements affordable. the programs include grants for non-profit organizations, zero-interest loans for non-profits and residential customers, and low interest loans for commercial customers.

Minnesota Waste Wise

Minnesota Waste Wise delivers strategic environmental consulting that helps businesses save money through waste reduction, resource conservation and energy efficiency. Becoming a member of Minnesota Waste Wise can help your business save money while protecting the environment.

Minnesota Technical Assistance Program

Helps businesses implement industry-tailored solutions that prevent pollution at the source, maximize efficient use of resources, and reduce energy use and costs to improve public health and the environment.

Minnesota RETAP

Provides environmental facility assessments and community sustainability assistance to Minnesota's businesses, institutions, and communities at no cost.

Xcel Energy

Provides a wide variety of energy efficiency, expertise, and rebate programs to help businesses manage and control their energy usage.

Greater MSP Partnership

Offers site location assistance and other mission-critical business development services to companies planning new or expanded facilities in the Greater MSP region.

Commercial Garbage Haulers

The City of Newport has five licensed commercial trash haulers that are required to offer recycling services as well. Businesses can choose from the below haulers for trash and recycling services.

Allied Waste (Republic Services)

4325 East 66th Street

Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076

(651) 455-8634

Highland Sanitation

PO Box 10

Vermillion, MN 55085

(651) 458-0043

Nitti Sanitation

10730 Briggs Drive, Suite B

Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077

(651) 457-7497

Tennis Sanitation

720 4th Street

St. Paul Park, MN 55071

(651) 459-1887

Waste Management

1901 Ames Drive

Burnsville, MN 55306

(952) 656-2083