North King's Town - Public Engagement
North King's Town Cultural Heritage Study
A draft of the North King's Town Cultural Heritage Study is available for review and public comment until May 22, 2019. Comments can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or through the Get Involved Kingston website.
As part of the background research for the cultural heritage resources study, a historic chronology of North King's Town has been prepared to illustrate the timeline of past events.
Project update and workshops: June 26, 2018
An update on the project and feedback from participants was provided in two workshops on June 26. Updates and feedback included the revised land use plan, draft heritage character areas, and information about the draft transportation plan (including the problem/opportunity statement, revised evaluation criteria, and a draft inventory of potential network improvements).
Public launch: February 28, 2018
The launch of phase 2 of the North King's Town project, technical studies, took place at three events on February 28 and two drop-in information sessions on March 3 and March 6.
Phase 1 consultations
The following is a list of all of the events from the community visioning exercise and preliminary market analysis for the NKT Secondary Plan. This includes links to display materials, presentations, consultation summaries, and draft reports.
Public launch: May 24, 2016
The project launch for North King's Town took place at the Royal Canadian Legion.
Visioning workshop: June 20, 2016
This interactive workshop was held at the Portuguese Cultural Centre.
Community visioning exercise: June 22, 2016
A community visioning exercise for North King's Town was held in Douglas R. Fluhrer Park, along with a free public barbeque and concert. This event was co-hosted by the City and the Skeleton Park Arts Festival.
Community information booth: June 25, 2016
The City had a community information booth about the North King's Town Secondary Plan in McBurney Park as part of the Skeleton Park Arts Festival.
Old Industrial Area Visits: June 10 and July 20, 2016
City staff visited the Old Industrial Area on two occasions to engage with businesses, social service providers, and the residents about the North King's Town project.
Community information booth: July 30, 2016
The City had a community information booth about the North King's Town Secondary Plan downtown as part of the Princess Street Promenade from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Pop-up consultation booth: Aug. 4, 2016
The City held two short pop-up consultation sessions about the North King's Town project at Kingston Community Health Centres on Weller Avenue and at the Chat-a-Bit Station on the corner of Montreal Street and John Counter Boulevard.
Talking circle: Sept. 19, 2016
The City and the consulting team hosted a talking circle at City Hall for the local indigenous community to provide input into the future of the North King's Town area.
Open house: Sept. 19, 2016
The City and the consulting team presented components of the draft report for public comment.
Open house: Nov. 14, 2016
The City hosted an informal, drop-in open house. There was no formal presentation, but staff and members of the consulting team were available to answer questions and receive comments about the draft report.
Open house: April 19, 2017
The City hosted an informal, drop-in open house (with no formal presentation). Staff were available to answer questions and receive comments about the revised draft report.
Planning Committee: May 18, 2017
The final draft of the North King's Town Visioning Report & Preliminary Market Analysis was presented to Planning Committee.
Doug Fluhrer Park
Council has directed staff to conduct consultation and make information available to the public on this proposal. View the Council Reports 15-197 & 16-218, related map and Q&A document. This will be done as part of the North King's Town Secondary Plan.