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:
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:
THIS SESSION HAS REACHED CAPACITY. Please register for the 6:30 p.m. session by emailing gmacinnes@planpart.ca 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:

THIS SESSION HAS REACHED CAPACITY. Please register for the 6:30 p.m. session by emailing gmacinnes@planpart.ca

 

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 5:00 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 0 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 Meeting Format 5:30 p.m. Doors open 6 to 7 p.m. A briefing from staff followed by questions from the public about the presented material. 7 to 9 p.m. Verbal submissions from the community. If you would like to speak at the meeting, please sign up at the door. You will receive a ticket indicating your speaking order. When your number is called ou will have three minutes to address your concerns. Please respect this time limit to ensure there is a fair opportunity for others to speak The meeting will be live-streamed on the Kingston City Council Youtube Channel.
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

Meeting Format

  • 5:30 p.m. Doors open
  • 6 to 7 p.m. A briefing from staff followed by questions from the public about the presented material.
  • 7 to 9 p.m. Verbal submissions from the community.

If you would like to speak at the meeting, please sign up at the door. You will receive a ticket indicating your speaking order. When your number is called ou will have three minutes to address your concerns. Please respect this time limit to ensure there is a fair opportunity for others to speak

The meeting will be live-streamed on the Kingston City Council Youtube Channel.

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:
Start Date:
Wed, March 08, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, March 08, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Councillor's Lounge - City Hall
Description:
Drop by the open house to learn more about the draft Public Engagement Framework and offer input. Following a variety of public consultations last year, a draft of the City's Public Engagement Framework is now available for review and input until Wednesday, March 8.
Start Date:
Wed, March 08, 2017 4:00 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, 53 Yonge St.
Description:

Drop by the open house to learn more about the draft Public Engagement Framework and offer input.

Following a variety of public consultations last year, a draft of the City's Public Engagement Framework is now available for review and input until Wednesday, March 8.

Theme: Where I’ve Been Bring Your Thing is a free pop-up museum experience that will be featured in various locations across Kingston in 2017. Bring any object you think relates to the theme and has special meaning to you. Display your item and share your story with others! The Kingston Association of Museums, Art Galleries and Historic sites, in partnership with the City of Kingston, will be celebrating Canada 150 through a series of pop-up museum events throughout Kingston in 2017. http://www.kingstonmuseums.ca/
Start Date:
Thu, March 09, 2017 9:30 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Kingston Military Family Resource Centre
Description:

Theme: Where I’ve Been

Bring Your Thing is a free pop-up museum experience that will be featured in various locations across Kingston in 2017. Bring any object you think relates to the theme and has special meaning to you. Display your item and share your story with others!

The Kingston Association of Museums, Art Galleries and Historic sites, in partnership with the City of Kingston, will be celebrating Canada 150 through a series of pop-up museum events throughout Kingston in 2017.

http://www.kingstonmuseums.ca/

Start Date:
Thu, March 09, 2017 9:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Loyalist Room - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, March 09, 2017 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Councillor's Lounge - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, March 09, 2017 5:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description: