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City and AMS to install 19 more University District signs

November 10, 2015

City and AMS to install 19 more University District signs

  • WHEN: 1:15 p.m. today (Nov. 10)
  • WHERE:  Corner of Brock and Alfred streets.
  • WHO:  Mayor Bryan Paterson, city councillors and Matt Kussin, Queen's University Alma Mater Society (AMS) municipal affairs commissioner.
  • WHAT: Second phase installation of University District street signage 

The City of Kingston and Alma Mater Society of Queen's University will install the first of 32 new University District street signs at 19 intersections in the area roughly bordered by Brock, Nelson, Princess and Barrie streets. This constitutes phase two of the University District signage initiative.

The cost to replace the existing street signs within the University District phase two boundary is estimated at $5,000 and will be shared 50/50 between Queen's AMS and the City.

Phase one, initiated in spring of 2014, saw the installation of the signs at 56 intersections. The University District signage project is part of the wider University District Neighbourhood Improvement Plan.

More details on this initiative can be found in a Sept. 1, 2015 Information Report to Council (15-363).

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality - - ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future.  Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, media relations officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116, or call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.