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Notice of Study Completion - Road Sand and Salt Storage Facility

January 14, 2014 -

Road Sand and Salt Storage Facility
Municipal Class Environmental Assessment – Schedule B

The City of Kingston Public Works Department has completed a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) to assess alternatives for replacing the road sand storage facility located at 1010 Middle Road. This existing road sand storage facility is leased by the City of Kingston and will no longer be available following the 2013/2014 winter maintenance season. Based on work to date the Project Team has selected a preferred option, being the construction of a new road sand and salt storage facility within the St. Lawrence Business Park on Innovation Drive as shown on the key map.

This Class EA is being planned in accordance with the requirements of a Schedule B project under the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process (October 2000, as amended in 2007 and 2011). This Class EA involves identification of serviceability requirements, assessment of alternative solutions, development of a recommended conceptual design, and
consultation with stakeholder agencies and the public. Subject to comments received as a result of this Notice and the receipt of necessary approvals, the City of Kingston intends to proceed with the detailed design and construction of this project.

For further information or to view the project files, please contact either of the Project Team members below:

Greg Newman, MCIP, RPP
Project Planner
McIntosh Perry Consulting Engineers Ltd.
192 Hickson Ave.
Kingston ON K7N 2N9
Phone (613) 542-3788, ext. 110 Email g.newman@mcintoshperry.com

Tyler Lasko, P.Eng.
Engineer – Research & Policy Development
City of Kingston Public Works Services Group
216 Ontario Street
Kingston ON K7L 2Z3
Phone (613) 546-4291, ext. 2307 Email tlasko@cityofkingston.ca

Interested persons must provide written comments to either of the Project Team members listed above within 30 calendar days from the date of this Notice. If concerns arise regarding these projects which cannot be resolved in discussion with the City, a person or party may request that the Minister of the Environment make an order for the project to comply with Part II of the Environmental Assessment Act (referred to as a Part II Order), which addresses individual environmental assessments. The Minister at the address below must receive requests within 30 calendar days of this Notice.

Ministry of the Environment
135 St. Clair Avenue, 10th Floor
Toronto, Ontario, M4V 1P5

A copy of the request must also be sent to the Project Team members listed above. If no requests or comments are received by February 14, 2014, the above noted project will proceed to design and construction.

This Notice first issued January 14, 2014.