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Content - Residents - Accessibility

May 28 - June 3 is National AccessAbility Week and we're celebrating initiatives that reduce barriers in our community. Join the conversation on social media using #AccessAbilityWeek ...

Alert - Accessible Parking - 275 Bagot

The on-street accessible parking space located outside of 275 Bagot St. will be out of service as early as May 24, 2017 for an undetermined amount of time to account construction work on the...

Public meeting on the Illumination Policy

Your input will help to shape a new Illumination Policy that will provide guidelines on when the new lighting system will be used and for what purpose.
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Content - City Hall - News - Flood Updates

Road closures due to flooding The following roads in the City of Kingston are currently completely closed or partially closed. Please choose an alternate route. Seabrooke Road near...

2017-05-29 - Event - PSA - Memorial Centre

May 29 – Memorial Centre and Third Avenue Park Park construction Park construction is underway for both sites. The opening of the...

2017-05-29- Event - PSA - Caton's Park

May 29 – Caton's Park Park construction is underway. Park improvements include grading and softball diamond renovation. ...

2017-05-29 - Event - PSA - K&P Trail

May 29 - Urban K&P Trail As the contractor completes the south section of the project, an unopened gravel lane located in Douglas R...

Have an idea for Belle Park?

May 17, 2017 - Corrrection: Please note the change of date for third workshop The City of Kingston wants to hear your recreational and naturalization ideas for improving use of Belle...

2017-06-10 - Event - PSA - K&P Trail

June 10 - K&P Trail Grand Opening Celebrate the completion of the K&P trail at the Grand Opening

2017-05-19 - Event - PSA - Lawrence

May 19 - Lawrence, Poplar Grove, Niagara Parks Ongoing grading, site preparation of play areas and pathways. Play equipment will be...

2017-05-19 - Event - PSA - Madoma and Meadowcrest Parks

May 19 - Madoma and Meadowcrest Parks Ongoing works to upgrade the park continues. Trees have been planted and some amenities...

2017-05-19 - Event - PSA - Victoria Park

May 19 - Victoria Park Work continues on Victoria Park with the installation of the splash pad and spray wall as well as the...

2017-05-31 - Event - PSA - Belle park

May 31 - Belle Park Ideas Workshop Come and participate in a workshop for Belle Park and bring ideas forward for the future of...

2017-06-08- Event - PSA - Belle park

June 8 - Belle Park Ideas Workshop Come and participate in a workshop for Belle Park and bring ideas forward for the future of...

2017-06-01 - Event - PSA - Belle park

June 1 - Belle Park Ideas Workshop Come and participate in a workshop for Belle Park and bring ideas forward for the future of...

Appeals Committee - 02-2017

Meeting Agendas, Minutes & Reports Meeting 02-2017 Agenda APP_Agenda-0217.pdf Minutes ...

KEAF - 03-2017

Meeting Agendas, Minutes & Reports Meeting 03-2017 Agenda KEAF_Agenda-0317.pdf Minutes ...

Traffic Report

May 26, 2017 - Is construction coming to a street near you? See the entire 2015-18 infrastructure program at www.CityofKingston.ca/construction . Kingston Transit riders: find the...

Workshop - Belle Park Ideas

Come and participate in a workshop for Belle Park and bring ideas forward for the future of Belle Park. Format of the workshops will be; Welcome Presentation Small group sessions Reporting back to...
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City Council - 12-2017

Meeting Agendas, Minutes & Reports Meeting 12-2017 Watch video Agenda COU_Agenda-1217.pdf Minutes ...

Contact - City Clerk General

Contact John Bolognone City Clerk 216 Ontario Street Kingston, ON K7L 2Z3 Phone: 613-546-4291, ext. 1247 Fax: 613-546-5232 ...

Content - City Hall - Kingston Winners

Kingston is full of winners! This page celebrates the citizens – and projects – that deserve recognition for improving the quality of life. Explore the pride of Kingston through the links...

Content - Res - Memorials Nav

Memorial Trees Memorial Benches Proclamations Civic Awards

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Commemorations guidelines Commemorations requests are administered in accordance with the Kingston Commemorations Policy (see below) and must meet one or more of the following requirements: ...

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Other Commemorations Events, festivals or ceremonies Sometimes a community-led event, festival or ceremony is an appropriate form to commemorate a historic...

Content - Res - Memorials

Kingston is proud of its past, a connection reinforced by the City's motto, Where History and Innovation Thrive .  The large number of commemorations and memorials found on City...

Docs - Res - Memorials

Related Documents Commemoration Policy Kingston Commemorations Strategy 2015-2024 Commemorative Bench Policy Commissioning Mayoral Portraits Policy ...

Links - Res - Memorials

Links Heritage Resource Centre War Memorials Culture & History Public Art

Traffic Report

May 19, 2017 - Is construction coming to a street near you? See the entire 2015-18 infrastructure program at www.CityofKingston.ca/construction . Kingston Transit riders: find the...

Notice - Public skate added June 18

An additional Public Skate time has been added on Sunday June 18 from 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. at the INVISTA Centre

Content - Res - Rec - Closures & Cancellations

Facility Closures All recreation facilities are closed on the following days: July 1 - Canada Day August 7 - Civic Holiday September 4 - Labour Day Program...

Content - Rec - Facilities - Marinas Lower

Boat launches Note: Access to the Collins Bay Pier and West St. boat launch are restricted due to high water levels. The City offers the following locations for launching your boat: ...

Docs - City Hall - Projects - Highway 15

Related Documents Notice of Public Open House 3 Notice of Public Open House 2 Notice of Public Open House 1 Notice of Study Commencement Open House...

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Urban K&P Trail Update

May 25, 2017 - Works continue on the K&P Trail and the waterfront pathway. As the contractor completes the south section of the project, an unopened gravel lane located in Douglas R...

Content - City Hall - Projects - Breakwater Park

Park construction to begin Spring 2017. On March 7, 2017, council approved funding for the renovation of Breakwater Park, including work to the shoreline and improvements to the Utilities...

Content - Residents - Roads & Traffic

The City builds and maintains hundreds of kilometres of roads, sidewalks and other transportation infrastructure so that traffic – pedestrians, motorists and cyclists – can move safely and...

Content - City Hall - Committees - KEAF

The Kingston Environmental Advisory Forum (KEAF) assists the City in preparing its environmental strategy. Members Council Members Councillor McLaren Councillor Neill ...

Links - Res - Parking

Links Parking Rate & Fine Review Get an accessible parking permit KGH Parking Parking Regulations

Content - Residents - Parking - Lots

Kingston has a number of parking lots with various parking limits. View a map of City operated parking lots and garages . Use the length of stay map to see the parking options available based...

Wanted: input on revised Public Engagement Framework

May 25, 2017 - The City of Kingston has revised the draft Public Engagement Framework to reflect public input  – and it is now available for review. See and respond to it at ...

Event - GI - Visioning - Engagement

Public Engagement Framework Provide your input on the revised draft of the Public Engagement Framework by June 9. ...

Content - City Hall - Projects new

Current Projects Airport Expansion & Land Use Bath Road Bikeway Breakwater Park 671 Brock Street Davis Tannery ...

Content - City Hall - Projects - Public Engagement - Updates

Latest   Updates A draft of the Public Engagement Framework was presented to council – along with public comments received on the draft – for discussion purposes only on April 25. ...

Contact - City Hall - Studies - Parking Rate Review

Contact Kimberly L. Leonard Manager, Parking Operations kleonard@cityofkingston.ca

Content - City Hall - Projects - Public Engagement - Engagement

Engagement   Opportunities The City's revised Public Engagement Framework survey is now available for review and response. Offer your input by Friday, June 9. Revised...

Content - City Hall - Projects - Third Crossing - About - FAQs

Frequently Asked   Questions Has the City considered ‘induced demand' in the Third Crossing project? Yes, City staff have considered induced demand (where an increased supply is...

EITP - 03-2017

Meeting Agendas, Minutes & Reports Meeting 03-2017 Watch video Agenda EITP_Agenda-0317.pdf Addendum ...

3307774_1495634170537_Moody Cafe

Subdued atmosphere at the “Coffee Company” Cafe on Princess (before the interior was renovated) {I preferred this interior as it had more of a European character with the bentwood chairs, wooden...

3307774_1495633874338_After the storm

A bus shelter on Gardiners Road provided a convenient shelter - giving me the chance of capturing the scene, highlighting the water drops against the rain bow in the background.

3307774_1495633700329_Sunlit Pearls

Lemoine Point- one of our favourite places for a walk and enjoy nature in the city- newly frozen water droplets backlit by a fading autumn sun.

Docs - Rec - Programs Other - Summer Camps

Related Documents Grass Creek Camp Info Sheet Sports of all Sorts Info Sheet Theatre Camp Info Sheet Walls and Waves Info Sheet

Content - Res - Rec - Programs - Other - Camps

Our camps are all about learning, laughing, playing and having fun! Make sure the camp you chose matches your child's interest and maturity level. Your child's safety and enjoyment are always...

2017-05-18 - TSA - Centennial

May 19 - Centennial Drive at Atkinson The Route 14 detour via Atkinson and Halifax has resumed, and will continue until further notice. From the...

Content - City Hall - Winners - Civic Awards

The Civic Awards for Youth Volunteerism and the First Capital Distinguished Citizen/Honourable Achievement Awards honour individuals who have made a significant contribution to our...

Notice - Civic Awards Closed

The nomination period for the 2017 Civic Awards has ended.

Flooding update - May 9 2017 at 9:30 am

The City of Kingston is continuing to monitor the water levels to ensure we are prepared for flooding.

Bring the kids to the Public Works Open House

Check out the view from the driver’s seat of a snow plow, street sweeper or fire truck during the free Public Works Open House on Saturday, May 27.

Content - Exp - Culture History - History - City Hall

Our City's Heart and Heritage A prominent landmark on the Kingston waterfront since 1844, City Hall is the symbolic centre of the community's civic government and administration. Originally...

Plan to take a free tour of Kingston's City Hall, a National Historic Site

May 23, 2017 - Volunteer tour guides are ready to share the history of Kingston's City Hall, a national historic site, through free tours starting today at 216 Ontario St. The tours begin...

Notice of intention to pass a bylaw to rename a portion of Caen Crescent to Cambrai Avenue

May 23, 2017 - Pursuant to the City's Public Notice Policy, take notice that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Kingston intends to consider renaming a portion of an existing...

Notice of application and public meeting regarding proposed amendments to the Zoning Bylaw

May 23, 2017 - A public meeting will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers, City Hall, 216 Ontario St. Background Through the recent consideration of...

Public Hearing - Committee of Adjustment

May 23, 2017 - Monday, May 29, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at 1211 John Counter Blvd. 1656 Crimson Cres. – D13-051-2015 The purpose of the application is to request a reduction of the...

Content - Res - Rec - Programs - Fitness - Schedules

Before you go Check the Closures & Cancellations page for the latest schedule updates. Schedule The following fitness programs are available to both members and drop-in guests....

19247669_1495547764300_Victoria Day Celebrations

Fireworks surrounding the stage at Lake Ontario Park during the Victoria Day celebrations.

19237032_1495493085834_Ballet Girls

At the stage door to the Grand - the day of KSD's annual performance 2016

Contact - City Hall - Projects - North Block

Contact Lanie Hurdle Commissioner, Community Services & Deputy CAO lhurdle@cityofkingston.ca Phone: 613-546-4291 ext. 1231

Alert - Confed Marina Closed

The marina opens for the 2017 season on May 1.

COA - 06-2017

Meeting Agendas, Minutes & Reports Meeting 06-2017 Agenda COA_Agenda-0614.pdf Minutes ...

City Council - 14-2017

Meeting Agendas, Minutes & Reports Meeting 14-2017 Agenda COU_Agenda-1417.pdf Council will resolve into the Committee of the Whole...

City Council - 13-2017

Meeting Agendas, Minutes & Reports Meeting 13-2017 Agenda COU_Agenda-1317.pdf Council will resolve into the Committee of the Whole...

Planned power outages set for Williamsville and the University District on May 26

May 19, 2017 - Kingston Hydro customers in the Williamsville  areas listed below will be affected by a planned power outage on Friday, May 26. Customers in these areas will...

Open House & Workshop - Walk ‘n’ Roll

Help shape Walk ‘n’ Roll Kingston – the City’s active transportation master plan! The Walk ‘n’ Roll open house is at 6 p.m. and the workshop begins at 6:45 p.m. and will run until 9 p.m. Review and...
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Content - EXP - Sesqui - Celebrate

Come celebrate Canada's Sesquicentennial in the city where it all began Canada will celebrate its 150th anniversary of confederation. Throughout this historic year, Canadians from...

Content - Business - Building Permit - Reports

Monthly Reports Monthly reports for Building Permits issued by the City.   2017 January Comparison...

Open House - Kingston Penitentiary and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour

Be there when the recommended vision for the future of the former Kingston Penitentiary and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour is presented. Presenters will explain how the input received was incorporated...
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Open House - Kingston Penitentiary and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour

Be there when the recommended vision for the future of the former Kingston Penitentiary and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour is presented. Presenters will explain how the input received was incorporated...
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Content - City Hall - Projects - Third Crossing - Consultation new

CROSSING  CONSULTATION Your input is key to the Third Crossing Action Plan and helps inform the work on the preliminary design and business plan for the proposed bridge. The...

Notice - Election Statement of Votes

View the Statement of Votes Cast for the 2017 Municipal Byelection

Planning - 12-2017

Meeting Agendas, Minutes & Reports Meeting 12-2017 Agenda PLN_Agenda-1217.pdf Addendum ...

Content - City Hall - Projects - Kingston Pen - Consultation

PUBLIC CONSULTATION Email your ideas to portsmouthvisioning@planpart.ca The consulting firm, The Planning Partnership has been retained by Canada Lands Company and the City...

Content - City Hall - Projects - Kingston Pen - Phases

PROJECT TIMELINE Phase one - background review and visioning June to July 2016 Stakeholder Interviews Public workshop 1: Vision and principles Analysis...

Content - City Hall - Projects - Kingston Pen

UPDATES & NEWS Thursday, June 1, 2017 - public sessions presenting the Recommended Vision Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, Press Lounge Register on Eventbrite to attend...

Come see the recommended vision for former Kingston Penitentiary and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour

May 18, 2017 - Be there when the recommended vision for the future of the former Kingston Penitentiary and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour is presented. There will be two public presentations of...

Content - City Hall - Projects - Public Engagement - About

About the  Project The City is developing a Public Engagement Framework to outline engagement processes that will be clear, fair and collaborative to allow residents to: be...

Content - City Hall - Projects - Public Engagement - Contact

Questions? For more information contact: Debbi Miller Manager of communications and public engagement 613-546-4291, ext. 1323 letsconnect@cityofkingston.ca

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Content - City Hall - Projects - Belle Park - Updates

Latest   Updates The Belle Park ideas campaign begins on May 17, 2017. The Belle Park Working Group has been established. Working Group Members Frank Dixon ...

Content - City Hall - Projects - Belle Park - Engagement

Engagement   Opportunities Workshops Come and participate in a workshop for Belle Park and bring ideas forward for the future of Belle Park. Register for the workshops so we can...

Workshop - Belle Park Ideas

Come and participate in a workshop for Belle Park and bring ideas forward for the future of Belle Park. Format of the workshops will be; Welcome Presentation Small group sessions Reporting back to...
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Content - Pay - Parking Permit

Renew your parking permits at many municipally owned lots or on-street. The online renewal service is available only to permit holders with a valid permit. If your permit has expired you...

Content - Pay - Parking Ticket

Only City of Kingston parking tickets can be paid using this service. Still unsure? Click on the image at right to see what a City parking ticket looks like. Online Payment Requirements ...

Workshop - Belle Park Ideas

Come and participate in a workshop for Belle Park and bring ideas forward for the future of Belle Park. Format of the workshops will be: Welcome Presentation Small group sessions Reporting back to...
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Contact - City Hall - Committees - Committee of Adjustment

Contact Tim Fisher Secretary-Treasurer tfisher@cityofkingston.ca Phone: 613-546-4291, ext. 3215

Spend Victoria Day at Lake Ontario Park!

May 15, 2017 - Holiday to affect City and Utilities Kingston schedules An afternoon and evening of family-friendly programming – with a 9:30 p.m. spectacular fireworks finale – are...

Content - City Hall - Projects - Belle Park

About the  Project The City of Kingston wants to hear your recreational and naturalization ideas for improving use of Belle Park.  The City owns and operates Belle Park, an...

Content - City Hall - Get Involved - Kingston Blooms

Do you have a beautiful garden?  Do you know someone in your neighbourhood that has a beautiful garden?  Consider entering the 2017 Kingston Blooms Front Garden Program. Registration...

City monitoring fish-y situation in Belle Park

May 17, 2017 - The City of Kingston is keeping an eye on the carp that wandered into Belle Park as the Cataraqui River has overflowed its banks in the area. "We do not want carp to...

Kingston Blooms celebrates local green thumbs

May 17, 2017 - The City of Kingston's annual Kingston Blooms Best-kept Garden Awards celebrate the city's best green thumbs for their hard work keeping Kingston beautiful. "Kingston is...

Content - City Hall - Projects - Belle Park - Contact

Questions? Adam McCluskey Manager, recreation facilities amccluskey@cityofkingston.ca 613-546-4291, ext. 1302 Sign up to receive email updates on the Belle Park Ideas...

Event - GI - Kingston Blooms

Kingston Blooms Submit your nominations for the 2017 Kingston Blooms Front Garden Program . Registration closes June 9. ...

Docs - City Hall - Get Involved - Kingston Blooms

Related Documents Kingston Blooms - Entry Rules Kingston Blooms - Registration Form

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TD Summer Reading Club Launch -- Barefoot Players

On June 17, join us for the TD Summer Reading Club’s launch at the Isabel Turner (10:30 a.m.) and Calvin Park (2 p.m.) branches to catch an exciting performance by the Barefoot Players! Inspired...
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2017-08-11- Sheep Dog Trials Festival

Sheep Dog Trials Festival August 11-13, 2017 Grass Creek Park Come out and celebrate the 30th...

2017-07-01 - Canada Day

Canada Day July 1, 2017 Downtown There's lots to see and do on Canada Day in Kingston. ...

Notice - Election Certified Results

Official Results View the Official Certified results from the 2017 Municipal Byelection.

Notice - Election results

Official 2017 Results View the official results from the 2017 Municipal Byelection.

Preauthorized Tax Payment Program Bylaw

Bylaw 2003-368 - To provide for an alternative instalment (Pre-Authorized) tax payment program

Content - Community Services - Municpal Fee Assistance

The My Kingston (Municipal Fee Assistance Program) offers access to these City programs to help residents who live in lower-income households get around Kingston to lead active and healthy...

Content - Res - Community Services - Ontario Works - update

Upcoming Changes to Ontario Works - October 2017 Two per cent benefit increase as of October 1, 2017 for OW. In Ontario Works, asset limits would be increased as follows as of September...

19129137_1494954236354_View from the hill.

My walk to work sometimes takes me up through the Barriefield Rock Garden where the view of the city is spectacular.

Gary Oosterhof wins Countryside by-election

Gary Oosterhof has been elected the new councillor for District 1 – Countryside in yesterday's by-election. Oosterhof received 598 votes.

Notice - Street sweeping 2017

Update May 16: Day and afternoon crews are currently sweeping residential streets in Zone 6 and night crews are sweeping streets in Zone 7.

Information Session - Taller Wood Buildings: Midrise 101

A session designed to review and inform the design and building community about the recent 5 and 6 storey wood-frame provisions in the amended 2012 Ontario Building Code. Requirements and methods...
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Pilot program helps new employees get to work

Pilot program offers a free two-month Kingston Transit pass to help people get to and from new jobs.

Content - City Hall - Strategies - Walk Bike Kingston - Consultation

Learn more about Walk 'n' Roll Kingston and offer your ideas. Public engagement opportunities Ongoing Please share your comments with the Walk 'n' Roll Kingston project team at ...

Content - City Hall - Strategies - Walk Bike Kingston - Phases

The project is being completed in accordance with the Master Plans section of the requirements of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Process. There are two key phases of the...

Content - Rec - Belle Park Membership

Call 613-546-4291, ext. 1700 or 1800, for more information. Memberships can also be purchased at the Belle Park Clubhouse. Memberships options Full Membership : Full golfing...

Content - City Hall - Projects - Waterfront Master Plan

The Waterfront Master Plan is a guiding document that organizes and prioritizes a plan for the renewal of public waterfront spaces as well as the improvement of access and the creation of a...
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First Capital Day

Start Date:
6/15/17
End Date:
None
Duration:
9:30 AM – 2:30 PM (Time Zone Sensitive)
Type:
Other
Location:
City Park - 33 Bagot St.
Confirmed

Join us for First Capital Day where Kingston’s history is brought to life! First Capital Day celebrates Kingston’s unique history as the Capital of the United Provinces from 1841-1844. Students from Kindergarten to Grade 8 and beyond can immerse themselves in free hands-on historical displays and activities. This event is open school groups and the general public.

Be there for the opening ceremonies with Mayor Paterson and the Town Crier at 9:45 a.m. then be entertained by the Paddling Puppeteer: Honest Frankie’s Shoreline Review at 10 a.m.

Enjoy several interactive exhibitors throughout the day representing different aspects of life in 1800’s Kingston.

  • History comes to life in City Park
  • celebrating Kingston’s unique history as first Capital of the United Provinces, 1841-1844
  • over 20 interactive exhibitors representing different aspects of life in 1800’s Kingston (some exhibits extend before or after the First Capital era)
  • you’ll see and experience  early medicine,  broadsword demos, woodworking, military drills, early fashion, rope making, storytelling, a puppet journey of the great lakes and much more!
  • the event is opened to both school groups and the general public, however the Tour Trolley rides are reserved for school groups only and must be booked on site at the First Capital Info booth. 
  • exhibits will be in the park, rain or shine, unless it becomes a safety hazard.
  • The West Street entrance to the ring road that runs through the bottom of City Park will be closed to the general public throughout the day to accommodate this event.
  • Patients of Kingston General Hospital’s cancer clinic can park on the ring road and may access it off Barrie Street. 
  • Buses may drop off and pick-up on Bagot Street at the park building, but will not be allowed to remain parked at that location.

Pack a picnic lunch or enjoy food from one of Kingston’s local vendor’s on-site. Don’t forget to bring your sunscreen and a water bottle to fill up at the Utilities Kingston Water Buggy. 

Teacher’s packages will be sent to all Kingston area schools in May.

For more information please contact 613-546-4291, ext. 1715.

First Capital Day