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View final plans for Doug Fluhrer Park on Feb 24

February 10, 2014 -

Based on extensive public consultation, the final design of the conceptual master plan for Douglas R. Fluhrer Park will be presented to the public at an open house at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb.  24 in the Wilson Room at the Central Branch of the Kingston Frontenac Library, 130 Johnson St.

"We are excited to show how we've incorporated public feedback into the plans for this popular Inner Harbour park," says Neal Unsworth, Manager of Parks Development.  

The public is welcome to offer input on the final plan at the open house on February 24.

Thinc Design (Tocher Heyblom Design Inc), Landscape Architects, in consultation with staff and the public were responsible the development of the conceptual master plan.  At an initial visioning session the public identified the following park elements as priority enhancements.

  • Canoe and kayak access
  • Enhanced play opportunities
  • Improved access
  • Interpretation through emulation and signage
  • Lighting
  • Open space for gatherings
  • Pathway improvements
  • Park greening
  • Parking
  • Shoreline improvements.

Plan to get there by bus: www.CityofKingston.ca/tripplanner

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, Media Relations Officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116. Or call Communications at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.

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