KINGSTON NEWS

Visit the Flood Updates page for the latest news and information.

Bring the kids to the Public Works Open House

Check out the view from the driver’s seat of a snow plow, street sweeper or fire truck during the free Public Works Open House on Saturday, May 27.

Gary Oosterhof wins Countryside by-election

Gary Oosterhof has been elected the new councillor for District 1 – Countryside in yesterday's by-election. Oosterhof received 598 votes.

No green bin? Get one free for your food waste

The City wants to make sure every house has a green bin to divert food waste to help meet the goal of diverting 60 per cent of waste from landfill by 2018.

CITY BLOGS

Nominate a building for Livable City Design Awards

We are looking for building project nominees for this year’s Livable City Design Awards. Nominations will be accepted until June 15 for projects located within Kingston and completed between...

Kingston and Great Canadian Women

43% of senior management in Kingston’s public & private sector are women.

Join us to review draft building fee structure

We are presenting a draft of the updated building fee structure at public sessions. We are looking for public and stakeholder input on what and how the City charges for building-related permits...

EVENTS CALENDAR

Come and participate in a workshop for Belle Park and bring ideas forward for the future of Belle Park. Format of the workshops will be: Welcome Presentation Small group sessions Reporting back to the group Register now Find out more about the Belle Park Ideas project.
Start Date:
Wed, May 31, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Belle Park, 731 Montreal St.
Description:

Come and participate in a workshop for Belle Park and bring ideas forward for the future of Belle Park.

Format of the workshops will be:

  • Welcome
  • Presentation
  • Small group sessions
  • Reporting back to the group

Register now

Find out more about the Belle Park Ideas project.

Come and participate in a workshop for Belle Park and bring ideas forward for the future of Belle Park. Format of the workshops will be; Welcome Presentation Small group sessions Reporting back to the group Register now Find out more about the Belle Park Ideas project.
Start Date:
Thu, June 01, 2017 9:30 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, 382 Bagot St.
Description:

Come and participate in a workshop for Belle Park and bring ideas forward for the future of Belle Park.

Format of the workshops will be;

  • Welcome
  • Presentation
  • Small group sessions
  • Reporting back to the group

Register now

Find out more about the Belle Park Ideas project.

Be there when the recommended vision for the future of the former Kingston Penitentiary and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour is presented. Presenters will explain how the input received was incorporated and the decision-making process around each of the components in the recommended concept. A question and answer opportunity will follow the presentation. Register for this session. There will be a repeat of this session at 6:30 p.m. Find out more about the project.
Start Date:
Thu, June 01, 2017 4:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, Press Room
Description:

Be there when the recommended vision for the future of the former Kingston Penitentiary and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour is presented.

Presenters will explain how the input received was incorporated and the decision-making process around each of the components in the recommended concept.  A question and answer opportunity will follow the presentation.

Register for this session. There will be a repeat of this session at 6:30 p.m.

Find out more about the project.

Be there when the recommended vision for the future of the former Kingston Penitentiary and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour is presented. Presenters will explain how the input received was incorporated and the decision-making process around each of the components in the recommended concept. A question and answer opportunity will follow the presentation. Register for this session. This is a repeat of the 4:00 p.m. session. Find out more about the visioning project.
Start Date:
Thu, June 01, 2017 6:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, Press Lounge
Description:

Be there when the recommended vision for the future of the former Kingston Penitentiary and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour is presented.

Presenters will explain how the input received was incorporated and the decision-making process around each of the components in the recommended concept.  A question and answer opportunity will follow the presentation.

Register for this session. This is a repeat of the 4:00 p.m. session.

Find out more about the visioning project.

Start Date:
Mon, June 05, 2017 5:00 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Councillor's Lounge
Description:
Start Date:
Tue, June 06, 2017 7:30 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, June 07, 2017 9:30 AM
Duration:
3 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, June 07, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber
Description:
Help shape Walk ‘n’ Roll Kingston – the City’s active transportation master plan! The Walk ‘n’ Roll open house is at 6 p.m. and the workshop begins at 6:45 p.m. and will run until 9 p.m. Review and offer input on the draft network and facilities, plans and policies aimed at making walking, cycling and wheeling a top choice for getting to city destinations. This is the second public workshop to develop the City’s active transportation master plan. See the results of the first and find out more at www.CityofKingston.ca/WalkRoll.
Start Date:
Wed, June 07, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Memorial Hall, City Hall, 216 Ontario St.
Description:

Help shape Walk ‘n’ Roll Kingston – the City’s active transportation master plan!

The Walk ‘n’ Roll open house is at 6 p.m. and the workshop begins at 6:45 p.m. and will run until 9 p.m.

Review and offer input on the draft network and facilities, plans and policies aimed at making walking, cycling and wheeling a top choice for getting to city destinations. This is the second public workshop to develop the City’s active transportation master plan. See the results of the first and find out more at www.CityofKingston.ca/WalkRoll.

Start Date:
Thu, June 08, 2017 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Portsmouth Olympic Harbour - Press Lounge
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, June 08, 2017 9:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Loyalist Room - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, June 08, 2017 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Councillors' Lounge - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, June 08, 2017 6:30 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description:
A session designed to review and inform the design and building community about the recent 5 and 6 storey wood-frame provisions in the amended 2012 Ontario Building Code. Requirements and methods to construct 5 and 6 storey midrise wood-frame structures successfully. Taking wood to the next level – 5 and 6 storey wood-frame design requirements including life safety, site safety and structural considerations. RSVP by Friday June 2 to lcapener-hunt@cityofkingston.ca 613-546-4291 ext. 3225
Start Date:
Thu, June 08, 2017 1:00 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Rd
Description:

A session designed to review and inform the design and building community about the recent 5 and 6 storey wood-frame provisions in the amended 2012 Ontario Building Code.

Requirements and methods to construct 5 and 6 storey midrise wood-frame structures successfully.

Taking wood to the next level – 5 and 6 storey wood-frame design requirements including life safety, site safety and structural considerations.

RSVP by Friday June 2 to lcapener-hunt@cityofkingston.ca

613-546-4291 ext. 3225

Come and participate in a workshop for Belle Park and bring ideas forward for the future of Belle Park. Format of the workshops will be; Welcome Presentation Small group sessions Reporting back to the group Register now Find out more about the Belle Park Ideas project.
Start Date:
Thu, June 08, 2017 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Road, Room A&B
Description:

Come and participate in a workshop for Belle Park and bring ideas forward for the future of Belle Park.

Format of the workshops will be;

  • Welcome
  • Presentation
  • Small group sessions
  • Reporting back to the group

Register now

Find out more about the Belle Park Ideas project.

Celebrate the completion of the K&P trail This project includes adding 6.4 kilometres of trail to the K&P Trail that would lead from Douglas Fluhrer Park to Binnington Court with 2.9 kilometres on road and 3.5 kilometres off road. Ribbon Cutting – 11 a.m. Dedication of a park bench to Douglas Knapp K&P Ballad sang by Roger James Vendors will be set up along the trail beginning in Douglas Fluhrer Park. Pick up a ballot at the City of Kingston information table and enter to win prizes. Utilities Kingston Water Buggy will be in Douglas Fluhrer Park. The City will be providing complimentary hot dogs and drinks to the first 200 customers.
Start Date:
Sat, June 10, 2017 11:00 AM
Duration:
5 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Description:

Celebrate the completion of the K&P trail This project includes adding 6.4 kilometres of trail to the K&P Trail that would lead from Douglas Fluhrer Park to Binnington Court with 2.9 kilometres on road and 3.5 kilometres off road.

  • Ribbon Cutting – 11 a.m.
  • Dedication of a park bench to Douglas Knapp
  • K&P Ballad sang by Roger James
  • Vendors will be set up along the trail beginning in Douglas Fluhrer Park. 
  • Pick up a ballot at the City of Kingston information table and enter to win prizes.
  • Utilities Kingston Water Buggy will be in Douglas Fluhrer Park. 
  • The City will be providing complimentary hot dogs and drinks to the first 200 customers.

 

Start Date:
Mon, June 12, 2017 5:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Innovation Park Boardroom - 945 Princess St
Description:
Your input will help to shape a new Illumination Policy that will provide guidelines on when the new lighting system will be used and for what purpose.
Start Date:
Mon, June 12, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Memorial Hall City Hall 216 Ontario St.
Description:

Your input will help to shape a new Illumination Policy that will provide guidelines on when the new lighting system will be used and for what purpose. 

Start Date:
Tue, June 13, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
5 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber
Description:
Start Date:
Tue, June 13, 2017 5:00 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Loyalist Room, City Hall
Description: