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Hall Monitor: Speed Test

Last night, we all met back at Council Chamber for our regular council meeting – this time with even more

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Hall Monitor: Goes Back To School

Last night, city council took to the off-site, not-quite-a-horseshoe, for another one of our council meeting road trips. This time,

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Best of 2012: Hall Monitor: Check

City Council’s decisions have widespread implications for Kingston, and this past year our elected officials have ruled on everything from

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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

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Hall Monitor: Bumpy Road

Last night, council members, city staff and members of the media and the public packed our bags and went on

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Hall Monitor: A Vicious Cycle

So last night, council got together for meeting number 26-2012 – but it felt like 25B-2012, since the agenda was

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Hall Monitor: Smoke and Fire

As they normally do right about at 7:30pm on some Tuesday evenings, council got together last night for a meeting.

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Hall Monitor: Check

In the past, I’ve shared a number of lessons about council-watching with you: Never predict the length of a meeting.

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Hall Monitor: Full House

Council met last night for meeting 21-2012 of Kingston City Council. I’ve joked about not commenting on meeting lengths before, but

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Hall Monitor: A Hip Conversation

Welcome back to Hall Monitor. I’ve had the column on a bit of a break for a while, and was

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Best of 2011: For The Birds

Late last March we came across a group of local citizens who were encouraging Kingstonian’s to sign a petition to

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