City of Newport City Hall + Public Safety Building

City of Newport

Newport, MN

New Construction


Brunton Architects & Engineers

H+U Construction served as the Construction Manager for the City of Newport on the new City Hall and Public Safety Building. The new facility includes a two-story 26,650/SF precast concrete mixed-use building which houses a new City Hall, Fire Station, and Law Enforcement Center.

The City Hall has a large council chamber, private offices, and a public service counter. The Police Department has interview rooms, evidence sorting, and two squad car bays. The Fire Department has 10 apparatus bays, emergency operations center (EOC), combination hose/training tower, laundry facilities, a day room, steam showers, and an ICC 500 rated storm shelter. The building also incorporates a training room, exercise room, a warming kitchen, conference rooms, and an outdoor seating area.

Newport’s new City Hall was recognized as a “Top Project of 2022” by Finance & Commerce magazine based on the degree of difficulty, creativity in design, innovative construction techniques, cooperation among contractors and management, and sustainability efforts.