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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

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Hall Monitor: Big Things Coming Down the Pipe

Last night, city council, staff and members of the public trekked back over the bridge – this time to Currie

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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: Speedy Resolution

Last night, council got together for a very quick meeting number 27-2012. I say quick because had we started 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: 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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Hall Monitor: Going Live

Considering all of the extended, high-energy, high-impact council sessions we’ve seen lately, Tuesday night’s get-together was far more subdued and

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Hall Monitor: A Capital Plan!

This is the first of a series looking at our city council’s strategic planning sessions and the resulting document. At

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