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Council Resolution Requests Input Into New Federal Infrastructure Fund

Jun 25/12 > At the June 19th Council meeting Kingston City Councillors passed a resolution supporting a national campaign to make sure municipal priorities are reflected in the federal government's new long-term infrastructure plan.  MORE ...

Mark Canada Day At Two Kingston Parks

Jun 25/12 > Kingston's Canada Day celebrations are scheduled for Confederation Park and Grass Creek Park this Sunday. As Canada Day is on a Sunday this year, the civic holiday is on Monday, July 2. The holiday will create some schedule changes to municipal services.  MORE ...

Kingston's Active Commuters Win Challenge

Jun 18/12 > Active commuters have helped Kingston win the Commuter Challenge in its first official year of participation. Kingston was tops in the national competition's category for cities with populations of 100,000 to 250,000.  MORE ...

Deadline For Property Tax Payment Is June 29

Jun 18/12 > Property-owners should now have their final bills for residential, farm, multi-residential commercial and industrial property taxes. The deadline for payment is Friday, June 29.  MORE ...

Market Square Heritage Conservation Plan

Jun 18/12 > The City will host a public open house to present the draft Market Square Heritage Conservation District Plan in Memorial Hall, City Hall next Monday, June 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. A presentation by ERA Architects Inc, the firm contracted to the review the Plan, will begin at 7 p.m.  MORE ...

Zoning Issues & Strategy Study Open House

Jun 18/12 > The City will present a draft Technical and Discussion Paper at its second public open house for the Zoning Issues and Strategy Study. The public open house is set for 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 and will present the options for dealing with the issues identified to date.  MORE ...

Grenadier Skatepark Now Open

Jun 18/12 > Mayor Mark Gerretsen, Councillor Brian Reitzel attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Grenadier Skatepark on June 21. This new 3,000 square foot concrete skateboard park features a quarterpipe, shelf, table top with rail, and fun box.  MORE ...

Traffic-calming Approved On Two Streets

Jun 12/12 > A majority of residents on the affected sections of Ordnance Street and Kingdale Avenue have voted in favour of adding measures to calm traffic in their neighbourhoods. The work is expected to be complete by the end of this year.  MORE ...

Participants Sought For Lead-testing In Homes

Jun 12/12 > The City is seeking property owners interested in participating in its regular volunteer lead-testing program. The Ministry of the Environment requires the City to test the water in Kingston homes and businesses identified as receiving their water through lead or lead-soldered pipes on their own property every six months.  MORE ...

Water Restrictions Began June 15

Jun 11/12 > Starting June 15, residents with odd-numbered addresses can water their yards or wash their cars only on odd-numbered days and those with even-numbered addresses can do so on even-numbered days according to Kingston's water use bylaw.  MORE ...

Alternate Sites For Artillery Park Members

Jun 06/12 > Current members of the Artillery Park Aquatic & Fitness Centre (APAC) will be offered alternative locations for services and programs during the expected 18-month closure of the much-loved, aging facility for renovations.  MORE ...

Chown, Hanson Parking Garages Add autoPay

Jun 04/12 > Motorists can now use their debit or credit cards to pay for parking at the Chown and Hanson parking garages using autoPay. autoPay — an automated parking attendant — is expected to reduce exit line-ups at these municipal garages.  MORE ...


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