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Come to events to share your vision for North King's Town

June 8, 2016 -

Interested in North King's Town – the Inner Harbour and Old Industrial areas just north of downtown?  Plan to come to an upcoming community visioning event to help shape its future.

"We received lots of great input at May's launch event and are looking forward to exploring some of those ideas in more depth and to gathering ideas from more people," says Greg Newman, the City of Kingston's manager, policy planning.

Ahead of developing the secondary plan for North King's Town, the City is conducting a community visioning exercise and preliminary market analysis of the area. To be developed over the next two years, the finalized secondary plan will identify opportunities to realize the vision of this significant portion of Kingston's urban core.

Bring your best ideas for North King's Town to one (or more) of these events:

  • Monday, June 20 – Community visioning workshop 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Portuguese Cultural Centre, 959 Division St.
  • Wednesday, June 22 – Eat, dance and dream at the community visioning exercise from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Douglas R. Fluhrer Park. This event is co-hosted by the City and the Skeleton Park Arts Festival. Donations to the Partners in Mission Foodbank will be accepted at the event.
  • Saturday, June 25 – Going to the Skeleton Park Arts Festival?  Drop by to learn more and share your thoughts at the community information booth in McBurney Park from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Full project and community consultation details, including additional input opportunities and visioning exercises, will be available at www.CityofKingston.ca/NorthKingsTown.

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. 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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