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Input invited on Waterfront Master Plan draft strategy

November 3, 2015 –

Help improve Kingston's future waterfronts: come offer input on the Waterfront Master Plan's draft implementation strategy and recommendations. They will be presented 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16 in the Press Lounge at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, 53 Yonge St. (the presentation begins at  7:15 p.m.).

"We've had such great community involvement in developing this plan. Now, we are ready to present the final draft and suggested improvements to Kingston's waterfront," says Neal Unsworth, manager, parks development for the City of Kingston.

Over the past year, the City has consulted with the public on Waterfront Master Plan's six focus areas – each focus area had its own public meeting – and then presented a consolidated plan featuring 137 projects this past June. On Nov. 16, the City will present a rationale and strategy for prioritizing and implementing the projects over the next 30+ years.

A final draft plan will go to the arts, recreation and community policies committee early in January.

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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. 

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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.