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Kingston Fire and Rescue looks to become nationally accredited

Kingston Fire and Rescue (KFR) is working to become one of 10 nationally accredited departments and is looking to the public for support. KFR is assembling an application to the Centre for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE) in time for the deadline later this summer. “By being an accredited department, we

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City of Kingston committees looking for volunteers from diverse backgrounds

Do you want to help shape your community? Bring your knowledge and lived experiences to a City of Kingston citizen advisory committee or legislated board. Applications from eligible residents/business owners in Kingston will be received until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Apr. 30, 2021. Kingston City Council establishes committees, working groups

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City seeking input for rest areas along Henderson Blvd multi-use pathway

The City of Kingston is inviting area residents, pedestrians, and cyclists to suggest locations for rest areas along the new multi-use pathway being developed along the north side of Henderson Boulevard. According to a release from the City of Kingston, dated Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, this pathway forms part of

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City Council meets for second night of budget deliberations

The City of Kingston’s Treasurer and CFO Desiree Kennedy said she was disappointed by the lack of uptake in the municipal public budget engagement process that took place last fall. Overall, 397 people participated in an online survey that ran from October 19 to November 9, 2020. Approximately 60 people

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City seeking public input for new sidewalk rest areas

The City of Kingston is looking for public input for locations of potential rest areas along three new sidewalks that are planned for 2021. As part of the City’s ongoing efforts to make it easier to get around Kingston through active modes of transportation, according to a release from the

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City seeks input on food waste diversion in apartments, condos

The City of Kingston is seeking input from residents of apartment and condo buildings, as well building owners and managers, according to a release from the City, dated Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. The City says they are considering the option of making the Green Bin program – or the separation

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City seeking input to update Parks and Recreation Master Plan

The City of Kingston is seeking community input as part of the process to update its Parks and Recreation Master Plan. The Master Plan guides how programs and services are offered throughout the City of Kingston, and directs investment in recreational facilities, according to a release from the City dated

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New downtown public art installations part of The Hub Project

Kingston residents will notice a new billboard with public artwork at the downtown intersection of Princess and Division streets, above the UPS store. The billboard is part of The Hub Project and will feature poetry-based artworks from January to September 2021, according to a release from the City of Kingston,

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City asking for input on community clean up initiatives

The City of Kingston is asking residents to weigh in on future initiatives to keep the city clean. According to a release from the city, dated Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, the initiatives, aimed at reducing and preventing litter and illegal dumping, will be added to existing City programs and plans,

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City looking for input on placement of rest areas along multi-use pathway

The City of Kingston is inviting area residents, pedestrians, and cyclists to suggest locations for rest areas along the new multi-use pathway being developed along the south side of Cataraqui Woods Drive between Sydenham Road and Centennial Drive. As the City finalizes the design for this project, they are hoping

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Kingston residents encouraged to provide input on city budget

The City of Kingston would like to hear from residents about budget priorities, as part of its open budget engagement process. “Budgeting is all about setting priorities. When developing the budget, the City needs to balance competing priorities while continuing to provide quality municipal services and keeping taxes affordable. This

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City seeking public input for new transit stations

The City of Kingston and Kingston Transit are seeking public input on the design features and amenities residents would like to see at future transit stations, according to a statement from the City, dated Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. What are transit stations? According to the City of Kingston’s Get Involved

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