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City of Kingston seeks input for pedestrian crossings to improve active transport network

The City of Kingston is seeking input on proposed locations for pedestrian crossings that will enhance Kingston’s active transportation network and connections to transit. “We have identified a preliminary list of 37 pedestrian crossing locations that could be improved or created to reduce barriers to accessing transit and make it

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City planners encourage conversations on parking through new paper

The City of Kingston has opened up a new public conversation about parking with the release of a new Discussion Paper entitled The Power of Parking: A New Parking Paradigm for Kingston? According to a release from the city, the Paper, now online, starts and supports an important new public

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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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