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Meeting To Detail Princess St. Project

Attend a meeting about the upcoming reconstruction of Princess Street.

City Introduces Changes To Rent And Utility Assistance

January 22, 2013 - The City's newly-structured Low Income Assistance Bank Program offers low-income households from the City and the County, support with their rent and energy-source costs. "This program is intended to help households maintain their housing when faced with the possibility of eviction due to rental arrears, or to maintain their energy source(s) when faced with the...

Utilities Kingston Seeks Volunteers For Lead Testing

January 21, 2013 - On Behalf of Utilities Kingston Utilities Kingston is seeking 25 qualified property owners interested in participating in the regular, voluntary Community Lead Testing Program. Kingston's drinking water is regularly tested according to Ministry of the Environment standards. It exceeds strict water quality standards and is completely lead free. However, lead can...

KF&R To Disconnect Old "Emergency" Number

January 18, 2013 - If you have a fire emergency, call 9–1–1. That's the only emergency number Kingston Fire & Rescue has for Kingston residents to use. Effectively immediately, Kingston Fire & Rescue is disconnecting its old 10 digit "emergency" number (613–548–4444). Anyone calling this line will now be directed by a voice message to call 9–1–1. Alarm companies and...

Grade 7's Collect 95 Skates For P.R.O. Kids

Grade 7 students collect 95 pairs of skates for the Great Skate Donate program.

City Seeks Further Input On Memorial Bench Policy

January 14, 2013 - "We want to encourage everyone with a connection to a commemoration on a City bench to offer feedback on the proposed policy," says Neal Unsworth, Manager Parks Development. "The current program has been on hold since 2011. Parks in demand, such as waterfront and event parks are at capacity. The proposed policy will allow for shared commemorations on benches and, with...

Public Meetings To Consider Electoral District Boundaries

January 11, 2013 - The City will hold four public meetings — each in a different section of the city — to present and receive feedback on various options for re-dividing the City's existing electoral district boundaries. "Kingston has grown a great deal since amalgamation in 1998 and the electoral boundaries need to be reconsidered to better reflect the current distribution of the...

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...
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