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Public Notice - Passing Of A By-Law To Re-Divide The Electoral District (Ward) Boundaries

April 30, 2013 -

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the City of Kingston, at its meeting on April 23, 2013, passed By-Law No. 2013-83 pursuant to Section 222 of the Municipal Act, 2001.

AND TAKE NOTICE that By-Law No. 2013-83 re-divides the existing 12 electoral districts into 12 new electoral districts to provide for relatively equal and effective representation (see map below).

AND TAKE NOTICE that the new electoral district boundaries will take effect for the 2014 municipal election, provided that no Notices of Appeal are filed, or, if a Notice of Appeal is filed, the Ontario Municipal Board issues an order to affirm or amend the By-Law by January 1, 2014.

AND TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to Subsection 222(4) of the Municipal Act, 2001, any person or agency who objects to the new electoral district boundary configuration may appeal within 45 days of the passing of the By-Law to the Ontario Municipal Board in respect of the By-Law by filing with the Clerk of the Corporation of the City of Kingston a Notice of Appeal. The Notice of Appeal must:

  1. Be filed in writing with the City Clerk at the address noted below; and,
  2. Set out the objections to the By-Law and the reasons in support of the objections; and,
  3. Be accompanied by the fee prescribed by the Ontario Municipal Board Act in the amount of $125.00 payable by certified cheque or money order to the Minister of Finance, Ontario.

Any Notice of Appeal must be filed with the Clerks Department of the City of Kingston not later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, the 7th day of June, 2013.

Further information regarding By-Law No. 2013-83 may be obtained from John Bolognone, City Clerk at (613) 546-4291, ext. 1247, from the City of Kingston website at www.CityofKingston.ca/bylaws or by attending the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 216 Ontario St., Kingston.

Dated at the City of Kingston this 30th day of April, 2013.

John Bolognone
City Clerk
216 Ontario St.
Kingston, ON
K7L 2Z3
jbolognone@cityofkingston.ca