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City and Utilities Kingston schedules affected by August civic holiday

July 27, 2015 -

The civic holiday on Monday, Aug. 3 will create some schedule changes to municipal services:

Garbage, green bin and recycling:  No collection on Monday and collection moves to the day after your normal pick-up day for the rest of the week. Sign-up to be reminded what to put out when at www.CityofKingston.ca/collection. The Kingston Area Recycling Centre is also closed Monday.

Kingston Transit: All buses will run on a Sunday schedule on Monday – except for Route 18 which runs on a weekday schedule. Plan your bus trip with Google Transit: www.kingstontransit.ca/tripplanner

Kingston Access Services: Operates with limited service Monday. Call 613-542-2512.

Administrative offices: All administrative offices, including housing and social services and provincial offences are closed Monday.

Utilities Kingston and Kingston Hydro: Closed Monday. In the event of a utility emergency, such as a gas smell, power outage or a water main break, call the Utilities Kingston 24-hour number at 613-546-1181. Hydro One electricity customers in the west and east ends can call 1-800-434-1235. Union Gas customers can call 1-877-969-0999. Remember: for electricity used on weekends and holidays electricity prices are off-peak.

Tomlinson Aqua Park, splash pads and wading pools: Open Monday. 

INVISTA Centre/ Fitness & Wellness Centre, Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, arenas and CaraCo Home Field: Closed Monday.

Libraries: All branches of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library are closed Monday.

Portsmouth Olympic Harbour: The fueling stations are open. The marina office and building are open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Grand Theatre Box Office: Closed Monday.

MacLachlan Woodworking Museum and Pump House Steam Museum: Closed Monday.

Plan your bus trip with Google Transit: www.kingstontransit.ca/tripplanner

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. Our vision – to become Canada's most sustainable city – focusses our efforts on: environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality.

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