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Walks and workshop to help shape growth in central Kingston

May 31, 2018 -

Live in central Kingston? Interested in the future growth of our city? Join us for one of our neighbourhood walks running June 13 to 18 and an urban design workshop on June 28 to share your experiences as we gather background information for the area-specific urban design guidelines as part of the Central Kingston Growth Strategy.

During the neighbourhood walks the City will gather information from participants about the character and key elements of the neighbourhoods within the Central Kingston Growth Strategy study area. Come tell us how you live, see and experience these areas. There are four walks scheduled (see details below), or residents can complete self-guided walks using the maps and feedback forms available at www.CityofKingston.ca/CKstrategy.

Urban Design Workshop June 28

Residents are also invited to participate in an interactive workshop on June 28 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall, City Hall. The urban design workshop will seek feedback on study areas that may be appropriate for intensification – and on the scale and form of intensification. Participants will also be asked to identify compatibility principles (such as building height, setbacks from the street, setbacks between properties, landscaping, etc.) to be incorporated into the Strategy's framework to guide infill and intensification in the central Kingston.

Neighbourhood Walks June 13 to 18

Wednesday, June 13, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Register for this walk here https://ckgswalk1.eventbrite.ca

Thursday, June 14, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Register for this walk here https://ckgswalk2.eventbrite.ca

Saturday, June 16, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Register for this walk here https://ckgswalk3.eventbrite.ca

Monday, June 18, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Register for this walk here https://ckgswalk4.eventbrite.ca

The study area for the strategy includes the residential areas of central Kingston except for those covered by the North King's Town Secondary Plan, the Kingston Provincial Campus Secondary Plan, and the downtown core and the Princess Street corridor (including Williamsville Main Street). To learn more about the Central Kingston Growth Strategy please visit, www.CityofKingston.ca/CKstrategy

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About the City of Kingston

Kingston's vision of being a smart, livable 21st century city is fast becoming reality. History and innovation thrive in our dynamic city located along the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, an easy drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, in the heart of eastern Ontario. With a stable and diversified economy that includes global corporations, innovative startups and all levels of government, Kingston's high quality of life offers access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

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