Belle Park Ideas - Latest Updates
Sept. 19: Staff presented the Belle Park Ideas & Recommendations - Public Engagement report to City Council. Council approved the following recommendations:
That Council direct staff to eliminate the operations and maintenance of the 9-hole golf course at Belle Park at the end of the 2017 season and continue to operate the driving range and practice putting/chipping green functions in 2018; and
That Council direct staff to incorporate the reduction in golf operations as described in Report Number 17-249 for the purpose of the 2018 operational budget process;
and That Council direct staff to initiate discussions with the Kingston Panthers Rugby Club to explore partnership models for Belle Park and to report back to Council; and
That Council direct staff to initiate discussions with the Kingston Pickleball Association to explore partnership models for Belle Park and to report back to Council; and
That Council direct staff to undertake a master planning exercise that includes the recommendations as described in Report Number 17-249.
Next steps: Master planning exercise and public consultation to take place in 2018.
August 23: Presentation slides from the public engagement sessions available
August 9: Next steps in public engagement are scheduled for Aug 18 and Aug 22.
July 17: The Belle Park Ideas future opportunities online survey opened. Survey closed August 9.
May 17: The Belle Park Ideas campaign began.
Belle Park Working Group is established.
Working Group Members
- Frank Dixon
- Mariah Hamilton
- Tracy Johnston
- Mary Louise Adams
- John McLean
- Rick Stratton
- Report to Council - Belle Park Ideas & Recommendations - Public Engagements
- Report to Council – Belle Park Working Group
- Belle Park Golf Course
- Belle Park Landfill