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Final property tax bill deadline is June 28

June 19, 2019 - Property owners should now have their final property tax bills. The deadline for payment is Friday, June 28. Council approved a 2.5 per cent tax levy increase for 2019, but homeowners will enjoy a lower average tax increase this year. "After incorporating education tax rates, reassessment tax shifts and tax policy adjustments, the average tax increase for residential...

New traffic signals to go live on Cataraqui Woods Drive at Centennial and at Sydenham

June 18, 2019 - Two new sets of traffic signals will go live, today, at: Cataraqui Woods Drive and Centennial Drive Cataraqui Woods Drive and Sydenham Road Utilities Kingston's traffic signal technicians will turn the new signals on this morning.  The timeline to complete the roadway connection of Cataraqui Woods Drive between Centennial Drive and Sydenham...

Kingston is National Commuting Champion!

June 17, 2019 - The results are in…and they're definitive. Kingston is the Commuter Challenge champion! Thanks to the awesome support of residents, Kingston had the highest percentage of Commuter Challenge participants in Canada, and the second highest number of participants in the entire country after Winnipeg, Man. – a city with over six times Kingston's population.  ...

Tourism Kingston conducting online visitor survey on City Wi-Fi network

June 17, 2019 - Tourism Kingston today launched a voluntary and anonymous online visitor survey designed to collect valuable data that will be used to improve tourism services in Kingston. The survey is being deployed on the City of Kingston's guest Wi-Fi network, available for free at City-owned facilities. Individuals will be prompted to complete the one-minute survey when they...

#WasteNotYGK: Giveaway Day is Saturday

This Saturday is Giveaway Day – that’s the day you put out reusable items you no longer want to your neighbours who might like them.

Watering restrictions now in effect

Utilities Kingston wants the community to be aware that seasonal watering restrictions are in effect from June 15 to Sept. 15.

2019 Development Charge Background Study and Bylaw available for public review

June 14, 2019 - The 2019 Development Charge Background Study and Bylaw is now available for public review.  The 2019 Background Study and Bylaw have been prepared by Watson & Associates Economists Ltd. in consultation with a staff Steering Committee and a Focus Group comprised of members of the local development community and economic development agency.  The Background...

Friday Traffic Report - June 14 to 21

June 14, 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 Abbey Dawn Road – Highway 2 to 300m north of Highway 2 – closed due to flooding. Cataraqui Woods Drive – Anderson to Centennial – closed until June 28 to...

Jurassic Park #YGK moves to Memorial Centre for Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals

June 13, 2019 - After the narrow 106-105 loss to the Golden State Warriors, the Toronto Raptors – and Kingston Raptors fans – are looking forward to Game 6. The City of Kingston, in partnership with COGECO and YOURTV, Tourism Kingston and Downtown Kingston will broadcast the Thursday, June 13 game at the Memorial Centre, 303 York St. Doors to the Memorial Centre will open at 7:30...

Protective turtle fencing installed around Third Crossing project area

June 12, 2019 - Special turtle-exclusion fencing has been installed around the Third Crossing's project area. "Just as we put up construction fencing to keep people safe, this fencing is being installed to keep turtles safe in their own habitat," says Mark Van Buren, deputy commissioner, major projects. "Protecting wildlife, habitat and the ecosystem is a key priority for the Third...
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