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City's 2017 Annual Report highlights a successful year

February 22, 2018 - The City of Kingston's 2017 Annual Report highlights progress made on the six strategic priorities set by council, with 95 per cent of the key strategic initiatives trending in the desired direction. Get your copy of the 2017 Annual Report at www.CityofKingston.ca/publications . "2017 was a year of many successes for Kingston:  We achieved the household waste...

Governments of Canada and Ontario take action to support improved community connectivity by investing in a third bridge crossing in Kingston

February 21, 2018 - Modern and efficient bridges and roadways are crucial to encouraging and supporting economic activity, facilitating trade, and creating well-paying, middle class jobs. The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing in well-planned infrastructure that will improve community connectivity and ensure the continuous and safe flow of people and goods across road...

Heritage property owners: apply for up to $5,000 for renovations

February 20, 2018 - Own a heritage property in need of some TLC? You may be eligible to receive up to $5,000 in funds through the City's new Heritage Property Grant program. "Well-kept historic buildings are part of the old-world character of Kingston. This program is about helping heritage property-owners preserve their highly-valued heritage assets for their own enjoyment – and the...

Blocked sewer line? Call before you clear to avoid a serious safety risk

February 20, 2018 - Utilities Kingston reminds residents and business owners – call Ontario One Call at 1-800-400-2255 for a free sewer safety inspection ahead of attempting to clear a blocked sewer line.  Attempts to clear a sewer line could put you at risk of damaging a gas line that may intersect. This intersection – outside of your foundation walls – is known as a cross bore....

Pay your interim property tax bills by February 28

February 20, 2018 - Kingston's property owners should now have received their property tax bills in their mailboxes. The deadline for payment is Wednesday, Feb. 28. Those who have not received their bills should contact customer service at 613-546-0000. Owners with property assessed in both the capped (commercial, industrial and multi-residential) and uncapped (residential, farm...

Public Hearings - Committee of Adjustment

February 20, 2018 - Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at 1211 John Counter Blvd. 139 William St. – D13-003-2018 Minor variance to reduce the front-yard setback to facilitate construction of a new covered porch and front steps at the front of the existing dwelling. 167 King St. East – D13-062-2017 Minor variance to recognize three residential units in the existing...

Traffic Report

February 16, 2018 - See the entire 2015-18 infrastructure program at www.CityofKingston.ca/construction . Kingston Transit riders: find the up-to-date list of all detours/service alerts at www.CityofKingston.ca/busdetours . Follow us @CityofKingston for weather response updates. And visit www.CityofKingston.ca/Snow for safety tips and snow plowing priorities. Ministry Of...

Wanted: Students for 165+ summer City jobs

February 14, 2018 - Students: the City of Kingston wants you to help fill more than 165 summer positions in a variety of exciting jobs.  See them and apply now at www.CityofKingston.ca/Careers . "The City of Kingston is a great place for high-school and post-secondary students to build their careers. We offer opportunities that can give you experience in your chosen field and...

North King's Town sessions and talking circle to kick-off second phase of planning

February 14, 2018 - The City is launching the next phase of its work to develop a secondary plan for North King's Town (NKT) – the Inner Harbour and Old Industrial areas just north of downtown. This second phase involves five technical studies: land use, cultural heritage, transportation, servicing and finance and implementation. "These studies will help us create the plan for this...

City and Dunin-Deshpande Queen's Innovation Centre partner to create an additional prize for Mayor's Innovation Challenge

February 14, 2018 - Building on the strong partnership between the City of Kingston and Queen's University, the Dunin-Deshpande Queen's Innovation Centre (DDQIC) has stepped forward to sponsor an additional prize for the 2018 Mayor's Innovation Challenge. In addition to the opportunity to be awarded a 16-week paid internship with the City to implement their project idea, competing...
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