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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 of Kingston launches polls as part of open budget engagement

As a means to build a better understanding of which budget topics are of most interest to residents, the City of Kingston is launching weekly polls for residents to participate in. “As a member of the community, it’s important that you feel informed about the City’s budget, and that you

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Have your say – Yay or nay: Open budget process

At their meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, Kingston City Council discussed the concept of an ‘open budget process,’ which would allow for more public input when Council creates the City’s budget. Moved by Councillor Bridget Doherty and seconded by Councillor Rob Hutchison, the new motion directed City Staff to

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