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Friday Traffic Report - April 18 to 26

April 18, 2019 – Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians: review the listing of streets and related messages below for travel information of interest to you. Traffic and pedestrian impacts this week: Closures Alfred Street – from Elm to Princess – closed from Tuesday, April 23 to Friday, May 31 while Utilities Kingston works to replace a sanitary sewer to increase...

Alfred Street to close at Princess Street starting April 23

April 18, 2019 - Alfred Street will be closed between Princess and Elm streets from Tuesday, April 23 until Friday, May 31. The closure will accommodate work by the City and Utilities Kingston to replace a sanitary sewer to increase the sewer capacity in this central area of Kingston. Please follow posted signage.

Review Belle Park Master Plan at upcoming open house

April 18, 2019 - The City will be presenting the Belle Park Master Plan for review at an upcoming open house at Belle Park. Drop in to see the Master Plan and chat with City staff at the Belle Park clubhouse, 731 Montreal St., during the following dates and times: Wednesday, May 1 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 2-4 p.m. or 6-8:30 p.m. At 6:30 p.m., there will be a presentation of the...

Climate Change is Here - Kingston unveils temporary outdoor display

April 17, 2019 - Earlier this morning outside City Hall, Mayor Bryan Paterson unveiled a new exhibition called Climate Change is Here. This outdoor, visual display features striking imagery from the award-winning National Geographic Magazine, and takes a special look at Canadian technologies developed to help fight climate change. "We've identified climate change as a top priority...

Tell us your story - City seeks input on how it tells local history

April 17, 2019 - Kingston residents are invited to attend and participate in the next step of the ‘Your Stories, Our Histories' project on Thursday, April 25 from 2 - 4 p.m. in the Front Lounge at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, 53 Yonge St. This community workshop will ask residents to share their ideas and engage in a discussion on what museum exhibitions, programs and cultural events...

City seeks feedback on Election Sign Bylaw

April 16, 2019 - The City of Kingston is reviewing the Election Sign Bylaw and is seeking resident feedback on where election signs can be placed, and when they can be installed and removed. Consultation will focus on the placement of election signs on public property, including if election signs should border municipal parks or cemeteries.  Input is being requested on the existing...

City seeks submissions from local artists for Paved Paradise public art project

April 15, 2019 - The City of Kingston is seeking submissions related to Paved Paradise, a temporary public art exhibit that first debuted in 2018. The exhibit will be installed on a series of pedestrian-level billboards facing Kingston City Hall beside the parking lot on Brock Street at Ontario Street. The theme for this year's Paved Paradise project is Imagined Futures, Pressing Times, a...

Final Population, Housing and Employment Forecast Study now available

April 15, 2019 - The City of Kingston has posted the final recommended Population, Housing and Employment Forecast Study . This final version of the study – which forecasts Kingston's growth – will be presented to the planning committee on April 18, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall. Members of the public are invited to attend and leave their comments. If approved,...

Notice of Open House - Review of Election Sign Bylaw

April 15, 2019 - City council has directed staff to review the existing Election Sign Bylaw to clarify the policy of election signs on public property and to clearly restrict election signs bordering municipal parks or cemeteries. The purpose of this open house is to present information on the existing Election Sign Bylaw, proposed amendments to address the matters identified by council...

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Kingston's Poets Laureate

April 15, 2019 - Join the City of Kingston's Poets Laureate – past and present –  to mark National Poetry Month with an evening of poetry readings from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30 at the Central Branch of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library, 130 Johnson St. The evening's celebration will recognize the achievements and legacy project of outgoing Poet Laureate, Helen...
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