Month: June 2018

moving our community forward together

From the Mayor’s Chair – June 26th

Miss Council last night Kingston? Check out the latest version of From the Mayor’s Chair, where I break down the decisions of Council in 2 minutes! Watch it HERE Additional links:  Council agenda  Former Prison for Women – Potential Re-development  St. Lawrence College/City Partnership and Request for Funding  Motion asking staff to explore local options to deal with the problem…
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Facilitating Future Redevelopment of the Former Prison for Women Property

At our June 26th council meeting, City Council will be asked to approve a plan to allow for future redevelopment of the Former Prison for Women property. This is exciting news and I for one am thrilled by the new vision for a site that has sat idle for over a decade. ABNA Investment Ltd.…
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Addressing Unsanctioned Street Parties in the University District

This week Queen’s Principal Daniel Woolf and I announced a new approach to address large, unsanctioned street parties in the University District during move-in week, Homecoming and St. Patrick’s Day. These events put a big strain on the City’s emergency services and health care facilities, and they also put community and student safety at risk.…
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From the Mayor’s Chair – June 12th

Miss Council last night Kingston? Check out the latest version of From the Mayor’s Chair, where I break down the decisions of Council in 2 minutes! Watch it HERE Additional links:  Council agenda    Municipal Accommodation Tax – Implementation Plan   

A New Look for Belle Park

Over the last few months community and staff have been hard at work developing a new concept for the future of Belle Park. Last year City Council made the decision to close the existing golf course and look at how the space could be transformed into a mix of sporting facilities, green space and a…
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