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A forward look at 15 years of redevelopment at Belle Park

During the council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, council voted 12-0 (Councillor Stroud was absent a the time of voting) to approve a master development plan for Belle Park. Located on Montreal Street and along the shore of the Cataraqui River, the former landfill has been under consideration and

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#ygkChallenge: Belle Park Survey

The #ygkchallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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Hall Monitor: Pet School District

Last night, city council, staff and the public gathered in City Hall for Kingston City Council meeting number 19-2013. The city has published the agenda and addeds online. The agenda, admittedly, seemed fairly quick – until we got there, any way, and a number of un-published additions were added. As

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Hall Monitor: Fore The Animals

Last night, city council, staff and the public gathered in City Hall for Kingston City Council meeting number 17-2013. The city has published the agenda and addeds online. By far, council’s two biggest items on the agenda were easy to spot from a mile away: The biggest, of course, being

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Best Golf Course in Kingston

I don’t know a whole lot about golf.  I’ve never played, and although I have many friends and family who do, it’s just never appealed to me.  So I thought I’d take on this week’s poll about golf courses because I want everyone to be able to find a way

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Hall Monitor: Park The Vote

Our elected officials and city staff filled a very busy council chambers again last night for our regular council meeting and as usual, the agenda and addeds are available on the city website. The meeting paused at 8:51 pm to observe a minute of silence in memory of the tragedy that struck Boston

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Hall Monitor: Split Pot

Our dutifully elected council and city staff once again took to Council Chambers for our regular council meeting last night, and they introduced the electronic voting component. Like usual, the agenda and addeds are available on the city website. While we heard a lot off the top of the meeting on

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Hall Monitor: Time Sensitive

Last night, our city council met off-site again, for the second meeting of the two… uh, make that five… of our meetings on the road and met in the Kingston Room at the Vimy Officer’s Mess at CFB Kingston. We had no Councillor George for this meeting due to a

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Belle Park Solar Farm

Belle Park consists of 108 acres of land situated on the western shore of the Cataraqui River. From 1952 to 1974, the area was utilized as a municipal landfill that closed as a result of mounting environmental pressures.  Part of the former dump site was re-purposed as a 9 hole

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