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Roughly 50 Newport residents voiced their opinion on a recent performance standard survey, which asked what citizens thought of roads, emergency services, and overall appearance.


Adopted in 2010 by the state Legislature, the survey collects data relating to a participating municipality’s performance measures. The survey, Executive Analyst Renee Helm said, was voluntary and, if completed, would give the city a return of $0.14 per capita in Local Government Aid.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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