City Council Waives Fees For Non-Profits

City Clerk Jim Johnson and alderman John Wilson discuss waiving the parade fee for the American Legion.
Ed Barber
Staff Writer

The Newport City council waived the fees for several non-profit organizations including the American Legion. The Legion and VFW organize the Memorial Day parade, an annual event for the past 40 years. At the council's direction the Department of Parks and Recreation must provide the cost of the event for the recreation, public works and police departments. Read more in the Newport Daily Express.