Dismantled EB5 Programs Gut Municipal Plan

The Newport City Planning Commission is reviewing changes to the municipal plan in light of the failed EB5 projects.
Ed Barber
Staff Writer

Newport City's Planning Commission has drafted a cover letter to accompany the 2015 Municipal Plan as part of the application process for renewal of the Vermont Downtown Designation. The letter is necessary in light of the EB5 projects in the current plan that will no longer occur. The PC is in the process of rewriting sections of the plan, but with a deadline looming will send the 2015 plan with the cover letter. Read more in the Newport Daily Express.