KINGSTON NEWS

Draft Public Engagement Framework input wanted

Developed following a variety of public consultations last year, a draft the City's Public Engagement Framework is available for review.

City issues call for Countryside nominations

The City is now seeking nominees to run for councillor of Countryside District. The seat was left vacant when former councillor Richard Allen resigned last year.

City's 2016 Annual Report now online

The City's 2016 Annual Report highlights progress made on the six strategic priorities set by Council, with 93% of the key strategic initiatives trending in the desired direction.

CITY BLOGS

Proposed Interim Control Bylaw

We are seeking public input as a proposed Interim Control Bylaw for neighbourhoods near Queen’s University and St. Lawrence College in the Sydenham, Portsmouth and Williamsville districts. ...

Official Plan comprehensive report to be presented

A comprehensive report on the final version of the five-year update of the Official Plan will be presented at the planning committee meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, in Council...

Wishing everyone happy holidays!

I would like to take a moment to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season. Thank you for reading my blog post, for attending planning, building and licensing open houses, public meetings,...

EVENTS CALENDAR

Start Date:
Tue, February 21, 2017 7:30 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description:
Theme: What’s Your Story? As part of the Kingston’s Canada 150th celebrations, you are invited to bring any object you think relates to the theme “What’s Your Story?” Bring your favourite book, your go-to conversation piece or any item that inspires a story, then display that item and share. Learn the untold stories of Kingston’s heritage through the objects of others. Local storytelling expert Selina Chiarelli will be sharing tips on how to tell the best story and Charly Chiarelli, veteran storyteller and actor, will share his personal tale. See artifacts from local collections, including from the Marine Museum and the local histories and genealogy collection of Kingston Frontenac Public Library. http://www.kingstonmuseums.ca/
Start Date:
Tue, February 21, 2017 5:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Isabel Turner Library
Description:

Theme: What’s Your Story?

As part of the Kingston’s Canada 150th celebrations, you are invited to bring any object you think relates to the theme “What’s Your Story?” Bring your favourite book, your go-to conversation piece or any item that inspires a story, then display that item and share. Learn the untold stories of Kingston’s heritage through the objects of others.

Local storytelling expert Selina Chiarelli will be sharing tips on how to tell the best story and Charly Chiarelli, veteran storyteller and actor, will share his personal tale.  See artifacts from local collections, including from the Marine Museum and the local histories and genealogy collection of Kingston Frontenac Public Library.

http://www.kingstonmuseums.ca/

Join Mayor Paterson in celebrating the anniversary of the Heritage Resource Centre at City Hall. Enjoy a guided tour of historic City Hall and see how to use the Heritage Resource Centre.
Start Date:
Tue, February 21, 2017 1:30 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Heritage Resource Centre First floor City Hall, 216 Ontario St.
Description:

Join Mayor Paterson in celebrating the anniversary of the Heritage Resource Centre at City Hall. Enjoy a guided tour of historic City Hall and see how to use the Heritage Resource Centre.

Start Date:
Wed, February 22, 2017 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
KFL&A Public Health
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, February 22, 2017 4:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Isabel Turner Branch Library
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, February 22, 2017 5:15 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Kingston Access Bus Office
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, February 22, 2017 6:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
CRCA Administration Office Board Room
Description:
Come to Winston Churchill School to offer your input to council's proposal to close part of Napier Street. Find out more about the proposed project
Start Date:
Wed, February 22, 2017 6:30 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Winston Churchill School, 530 Earl St.
Description:

Come to Winston Churchill School to offer your input  to council's proposal to close part of Napier Street.

Find out more about the proposed project

Start Date:
Thu, February 23, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description:
Spring is in full bloom at the City’s greenhouse and you can visit it on upcoming Sunday afternoons
Start Date:
Sun, February 26, 2017 2:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
111 Norman Rogers Dr. (across from Centennial Public School)
Description:

Spring is in full bloom at the City’s greenhouse and you can visit it on upcoming Sunday afternoons

Start Date:
Mon, February 27, 2017 12:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Sir John A Macdonald Room - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Mon, February 27, 2017 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Kingston & Frontenac Housing Corporation
Description:
Start Date:
Mon, February 27, 2017 5:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
John Counter Boulevard Office
Description:
Attend one of the workshops where the emerging strategic vision for the former Kingston Penitentiary and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour sites will be revealed. This workshop will be repeated at 6:30 p.m. Workshops are open to the public and free to attend. Registration is required. Register by emailing Graham at gmacinnes@planpart.ca with your preferred workshop time slot.
Start Date:
Mon, February 27, 2017 4:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Portsmouth Olympic Harbour Press Lounge 53 Yonge St, Kingston
Description:

Attend one of the workshops where the emerging strategic vision for the former Kingston Penitentiary and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour sites will be revealed. This workshop will be repeated at 6:30 p.m.

Workshops are open to the public and free to attend.  Registration is required. Register by emailing Graham at gmacinnes@planpart.ca with your preferred workshop time slot.

Attend one of the workshops (This is a repeat of the 4:00 p.m. workshop) where the emerging strategic vision for the former Kingston Penitentiary and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour sites will be revealed. Workshops are open to the public and free to attend. Registration is required. Register by emailing Graham at gmacinnes@planpart.ca with your preferred workshop time slot.
Start Date:
Mon, February 27, 2017 6:30 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Portsmouth Olympic Harbour Press Lounge 53 Yonge St, Kingston
Description:

Attend one of the workshops (This is a repeat of the 4:00 p.m. workshop) where the emerging strategic vision for the former Kingston Penitentiary and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour sites will be revealed.

Workshops are open to the public and free to attend.  Registration is required. Register by emailing Graham at gmacinnes@planpart.ca with your preferred workshop time slot.

Start Date:
Tue, February 28, 2017 5:15 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
610 Montreal Street
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, March 01, 2017 9:30 AM
Duration:
3 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description:
An open house to present and receive public input on the recommended preliminary roadway designs for Highway 15. Find out more about the Highway 15 project
Start Date:
Wed, March 01, 2017 5:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
LaSalle Secondary School - 773 Highway 15
Description:

An open house to present and receive public input on the recommended preliminary roadway designs for Highway 15. Find out more about the Highway 15 project

The public meeting will include a briefing from staff and an opportunity for the public to ask questions and provide comments. In order to allow everyone an opportunity to ask questions or provide comments, a professional facilitator has been hired to run the meeting and oral submissions will be limited to 3 minutes. Find out more about the Interim Control Bylaw
Start Date:
Wed, March 01, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Memorial Hall, City Hall
Description:

The public meeting will include a briefing from staff and an opportunity for the public to ask questions and provide comments. In order to allow everyone an opportunity to ask questions or provide comments, a professional facilitator has been hired to run the meeting and oral submissions will be limited to 3 minutes.

Find out more about the Interim Control Bylaw

All members of the public, registered candidates, and those individuals thinking of running in the 2017 municipal byelection on Monday, May 15, 2017, are invited to attend. The purpose of the session is to provide information to candidates and the public regarding: The City's governance model (including the role of the councillor for District 1 – Countryside) The municipal byelection process (including rules and regulations regarding campaign finances) The orientation, time commitment and remuneration associated with becoming a councillor Please note that this is not a candidates' debate forum. For more information regarding the 2017 municipal byelection, please visit www.CityofKingston.ca/Elections.
Start Date:
Wed, March 01, 2017 7:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Glenburnie Fire Hall, 1485 Unity Rd.
Description:

All members of the public, registered candidates, and those individuals thinking of running in the 2017 municipal byelection on Monday, May 15, 2017, are invited to attend.

The purpose of the session is to provide information to candidates and the public regarding:

  • The City's governance model (including the role of the councillor for District 1 – Countryside)
  • The municipal byelection process (including rules and regulations regarding campaign finances)
  • The orientation, time commitment and remuneration associated with becoming a councillor

Please note that this is not a candidates' debate forum.

For more information regarding the 2017 municipal byelection, please visit www.CityofKingston.ca/Elections.

Start Date:
Thu, March 02, 2017 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Portsmouth Olympic Harbour - Press Lounge
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, March 02, 2017 6:30 PM
Duration:
4 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description:
Spring is in full bloom at the City’s greenhouse and you can visit it on upcoming Sunday afternoons
Start Date:
Sun, March 05, 2017 2:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
111 Norman Rogers Dr. (across from Centennial Public School)
Description:

Spring is in full bloom at the City’s greenhouse and you can visit it on upcoming Sunday afternoons

Start Date:
Tue, March 07, 2017 7:30 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description: