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Utilities Kingston reminds recreational water users: after heavy rains, check their online sewer overflow map

May 14, 2018 - Kingston's waterfront is a clean, safe place to swim, fish or boat.  But, bacteria levels in lakes and rivers are higher up to 48 hours after a heavy rainfall and swimming is not recommended during that time. Sewer overflows can contribute to the problem. Utilities Kingston offers an online map that shows where sewer overflows have occurred in real time. "We are...

Traffic Report

May 11, 2018 - See the entire 2015-18 infrastructure program at www.CityofKingston.ca/Construction . Kingston Transit riders: find the up-to-date list of all detours/service alerts at www.CityofKingston.ca/BusDetours . Follow us @CityofKingston for weather response updates. Ministry of Transportation For bilingual travel information on Ontario highways visit ...

Utilities Kingston offers reminders to stay safe around powerlines

May 11, 2018 - Utilities Kingston is offering reminders on how to stay safe around powerlines – and downed powerlines – during Powerline Safety Week, May 14-18. "Knowing what to do in an electrical emergency such as downed powerlines could save your life. Even getting too close to a powerline can kill you or cause serious injury.  To mark Powerline Safety Week, please take a few...

Public Notice - Planning Committee - May 17, 2018

May 10, 2018 - Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. Council Chambers, City Hall, 216 Ontario St. The City of Kingston planning committee will meet to discuss the matters listed below beginning at 6:30 p.m. Public Meeting 305 & 323 Rideau St. – RAW Design Inc. – D35-008-2017 Applications for Official Plan amendment and Zoning Bylaw amendment to redevelop the...

Request for Noise Exemptions - Queen's University Orientation Week Events

May 10, 2018 - The Orientation Roundtable of the Alma Mater Society, Queen's University, on behalf of the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society Orientation Week, has applied for exemptions to the City of Kingston's Noise Control Bylaw for the following events: A ‘Carnival' event, consisting of rotations of carnival activities including food, games, and inflatable structures, on...

Offer input on Playground Improvements at West Park at pop-up in the park

May 10, 2018 - The City of Kingston is planning improvements to the playgrounds at West Park, 1250 Acadia Dr., and is seeking input from residents at a pop-up event in the park 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 24. "If you use the park, it's worth it to make a point of being there on May 24 to see the draft concepts, tell us what you think and help us refine planned improvements," says...

Utilities Kingston may be in your area to replace end-of-life water meters Helping to ensure the accuracy of metering equipment

May 8, 2018 - Utilities Kingston wants customers to know that certified technicians will visit homes and businesses in Kingston in order to replace end-of-life water meters. Affected homeowners will receive a pamphlet in their mailbox. The utility company thanks customers for their support of its water meter replacement project. Since October of 2015, the utility has managed a program...

Learn about Walk 'n' Roll - Kingston's Active Transportation Master Plan

May 7, 2018 - Learn about Walk 'n' Roll – the City's Active Transportation Master Plan (ATMP)!  Come see the draft active transportation options aimed at helping the City achieve the target of having 20 per cent of all trips be active ones by 2034. Walk 'n' Roll Information Open Houses are planned for: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9 at the INVISTA Centre, Room A/B...

Offer input on Belle Park Master Plan vision concepts

May 7, 2018 - The City of Kingston wants your input on vision concepts for a master plan of Belle Park. "Last year, we collected ideas for Belle Park from residents. Those have now been shaped into these draft concepts for the park which include elements of interest to golfers, Pickleball and rugby players and many others who enjoy the beauty of this waterfront park," says Adam...

Tour the EOC, meet Sparky on Emergency Preparedness Day

May 7, 2018 - Come for a free tour of the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) on Emergency Preparedness Day – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 12 at Kingston Fire & Rescue Headquarters, 500 O'Connor Dr.  You'll get a behind-the-scenes look at the EOC – the space the City uses to coordinate its actions to respond to emergencies. There will also be a side-by-side burn...
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