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Horseshoe Highlights – At Council with Mayor Paterson – January 22nd

Additional Information Agenda Redevelopment of the Market Wing in Kingston City Hall Update on Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) Appeals, Request for Review: 51-57 Queen St. & 18 Queen Street / 282 Ontario Street  

A New Warming Centre to Help Vulnerable Individuals in Our Community

Being a smart and livable city means demonstrating we are a compassionate community that supports our most vulnerable citizens. That’s why I was happy to support City funding towards a pilot project for an overnight warming centre downtown. The recent drop in temperatures puts a number of Kingstonians at risk, and even though we have…
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Kingston’s Rental Vacancy Rate Moving in the Right Direction

This week we learned that Kingston’s rental vacancy rate has risen to 1.9%. That’s a big improvement from a year ago when we had the lowest rental vacancy rate in the province at 0.6%. To help illustrate the difference between these numbers, last year there were only 6 vacant units for every 1000 rental apartment…
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Horseshoe Highlights – At Council with Mayor Paterson – January 8th

Additional Information Agenda Affordable Housing Capital Contribution – 1752 Bath Road Recommendations to Align the City’s Recycling Program with Ontario Regulations Discounted Fees for Municipal Programs and Services  

New Hearing for Proposed North Block Development

Just before Christmas, the provincial tribunal overseeing planning and development appeals made an extraordinary announcement. The Associate Chair of the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) announced it was overturning a previous decision to deny the proposed North Block development. In August 2019, the LPAT adjudicator ruled against the proposal for two new apartment buildings at…
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Horseshoe Highlights – At Council with Mayor Paterson – December 18th

Additional Information: Agenda Former Davis Tannery Lands – Brownfields, Community Benefits and Tree Compensation Approach

From the Mayor’s Chair

Miss Council last night Kingston? Check out the latest version of From the Mayor’s Chair where I break down the decisionsof Council in 2 minutes! Watch it HERE Additional links:  Council agenda Ranked Ballots (New Motion 1, pg. 18) Consumption and Treatment Services – Street Health Centre

Inauguration Speech 2018

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s an incredible honour to stand before you this evening as we take our first steps as a new council, to build on what we’ve started, and to advance our vision to make Kingston a smart, livable, and leading city. I would like to begin by thanking our community for their confidence…
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