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City Highlights Drop-in Activities For Tomorrow

January 10, 2013 - Families affected by tomorrow's school closures may be interested in the City's activities and drop-in recreational programming. "The City is providing some recreation ideas for families. Join us at Beechgrove Complex Recreation Centre, the INVISTA Centre or Springer Market Square Rink," says Wally Ferris, Director of Recreation and Leisure Services. "Enjoy a swim,...

Public Information Meeting For Belle Park Fairways

January 8, 2013 - The public is invited to attend a meeting to obtain more information on some proposed alternative use for Belle Park Fairways at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29 in the Press Lounge of Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, 53 Yonge St. As part of its strategic planning process, Council endorsed a property tax increase of 2.5% and directed staff to identify options, including...

Mayor To Hold Community Meetings Across The City

January 4, 2013 - Today the Mayor announced a series of community meetings throughout the City to update residents on the progress this council has made at the half way mark of their term. "Informing and hearing from residents about the work we are doing is extremely important to me and my Council colleagues", said Mayor Mark Gerretsen. "By holding these meetings, taking our progress...

Clean-up From Two Major Snow Falls Continues

January 3, 2013 Two major winter storms — which hit within two days of each other — left a substantial amount of snow on most of City streets and sidewalks. All City streets should have now been plowed and attention has been directed to snow clean-up and snow removal operations. Sidewalk clearing operation are experiencing challenges due mainly to the quantity of snow. To deal with this...

Kingston City Council Goes To The Students

January 3, 2013 January 8 Meeting to be Held on St. Lawrence College Campus The scheduled meeting of Kingston City Council on Tuesday, January 8 will be hosted by St. Lawrence College, while Council Chambers continue to undergo technology upgrades. "St. Lawrence College is a celebrated academic institution attracting thousands of students to our community each year," said Mayor...

Clean-up Of Snowfall To Continue Through Weekend

December 28, 2012 As of this morning, the City has plowed all streets at least once in the wake of a winter storm that dumped 30 cm of snow on Kingston. Today, general clean-up begins and will continue throughout the weekend. Residents are being asked to keep their vehicles off the street in compliance with winter parking bylaws aimed at making snow removal as efficient as possible. ...

Citizens Invited To New Year's Levee At City Hall

December 27, 2012 All citizens are invited to come out and meet Mayor Mark Gerretsen, City Councillors, John Gerretsen, Member of Provincial Parliament and Ted Hsu, Member of Federal Parliament at the Annual New Year's Levee: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, Memorial Hall, City Hall, 216 Ontario St. "The New Year's Levee is a great way to start the New Year, and a long...

Heavy Snowfall Affects Bus Service

December 27, 2012 Kingston Transit customers can expect delays on all routes due to the weather. Residents are reminded that their Green Bin, recycling and garbage go out one day after their regular pick-up day this week (see reminder number 5 for how to put out collectibles for safe pick-up). REMEMBER: Your household is entitled to put out two untagged bags of garbage on your first...

Valve Replaced At Point Pleasant Water Treatment Plant

December 21, 2012 The Point Pleasant Water Treatment Plant is now operating at normal capacity as the failed valve has been replaced. Utilities Kingston wishes to thank its 15,000 customers west of Little Cataraqui River, Armstrong Road and Sydenham Road for conserving water use over the past few days. Plant operators saw a significant reduction in the volume of treated water...

Happy Holidays From The Mayor

December 20, 2012 As we head into another holiday season I would like to wish all Kingstonians a very enjoyable and safe holiday with family and friends! As we usher in a new year, we reflect on the past year and all of our accomplishments and many happy memories. We are reminded of what is truly important and what we cherish most in our lives. As we look forward we are reminded of how...
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