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Notice of Intention to permanently close, declare surplus and dispose of municipal property - Lots 17 and 18, Concession 5

September 18, 2018 - Pursuant to the City's Public Notice Policy and the Disposition of Real Property Policy take notice that the Council of the Corporation of the City of Kingston intends to permanently close, declare surplus and dispose of the following municipal property: Land affected : An unopened road allowance between Lots 17 and 18, Concession 5, Kingston, (formerly Township...

City marks centenary of the First World War with special programming and events

September 18, 2018 - Beginning Monday, Oct. 1, the City of Kingston will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of The First World War with special programming and events to pay tribute to the more than 1 million lives lost during the war effort.  Over 650,000 Canadian men and women served in uniform during the First World War and nearly one in ten Canadians who fought in the...

City seeks feedback on ways to enliven Princess and Division intersection with The Hub Project

September 18, 2018 - The intersection of Princess and Divisions Streets welcomes thousands of pedestrians, cyclists and commuters every day, and connects the diverse districts of Sydenham, Williamsville, King's Town and the downtown business corridor. Now, with the final phase of the Princess St. reconstruction underway, the City is seeking feedback on how to enliven the intersection...

City prepares for possible postal disruption - and residents should too

September 18, 2018 - The City wants residents to know what to do in the event of a postal disruption. There is the possibility of one starting on Sept. 26. To avoid a potential postal disruption, Voter Information Notices (VIN) for the upcoming Oct. 22 municipal election will be mailed out the week of Sept. 20. If you don't receive your VIN by the end of September, contact the...

Utilities Kingston urges customers: sign up to receive bills online in face of possible postal disruption

September 17, 2018 - Utilities Kingston is urging its customers to sign up to receive their utility bills online. Avoid missing a bill during a postal disruption (there is the possibility of one starting Sept.25). Customers are responsible for keeping their accounts up to date and Utilities Kingston has options in place to help. Sign up for the MyUtilities Customer Portal at  ...

Correct illegal connections to sanitary sewer with assistance from Preventative Plumbing Program

September 17, 2018 - If you have a basement, it's at risk of flooding and sewer back-ups – even if it's never flooded before. This fall, Utilities Kingston reminds property owners to disconnect illegal plumbing connections to the sanitary sewer. These connections contribute to the overall risk of basement flooding. Homeowners may qualify for financial assistance through the Preventative...

Statistics Canada calls to survey effectiveness of anti-discrimination programs

September 17, 2018 - Residents may receive a phone call from Statistics Canada this week as it conducts a survey to measure the effectiveness of anti-discrimination programs aimed at making Kingston more inclusive and welcoming. The national statistical agency will be calling 2,000 randomly selected Kingston households between Sept. 17 and 21 to survey them. The purpose of this call...

Traffic Report

September 14, 2018 - See the entire 2015-18 infrastructure program at . Follow us @CityofKingston for weather response updates. Kingston Transit Riders Find the up-to-date list of all detours/service alerts at . Ministry of Transportation For bilingual travel information on Ontario highways visit ...

City waste and bylaw staff hit the streets to help University District residents

September 12, 2018 - City staff members from solid waste services and bylaw enforcement are coming to select streets in the University District evenings this month to help residents learn about proper waste-sorting and property standards so they can sort waste in a way that helps keep Kingston litter-free and avoid fines. "The purpose is to be available to see residents at the time...

EarlyON offers free drop-in programs for children up to six years-old

September 12, 2018 - Parents and caregivers of children up to six years-old: EarlyON Child and Family Centres in Kingston and Frontenac County offer free drop-in programs for you and your children.  Find a centre near you at "Learn and play with your child and receive parenting information. Our free drop-in programs are full of laughter and are a...
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