Mid-September Newsletter 2017

Dear Friends of Kingston Inner Harbour,
Four items this week of relevance to the Inner Harbour + INVITATION!

1) Belle Park Ideas and Recommendations: Tues, Sept 19  Council Meeting,
2) Tannery Development: Initial Study Grant Application. Tues, Sept 19 Council meeting
3) Tree Bylaw update: Wed, Sept 20, Fairmount Home 6-8 pm
+ daytime meetings Fri, Sept 22,  10 am, Unity Road and 1:30 pm Gore Road.
4) Development at Marine Museum Site: Planning meeting Thurs Sept 21, Council Chambers
5) TURTLE PARTY

1) Belle Park Ideas and Recommendations – Public Engagement:
Report #17-249 to be presented at Council tonight, Tues, Sept 19, Council Chambers, City Hall, 7:30 pm
https://www.cityofkingston.ca/documents/10180/21232042/COU_A2117-17249.pdf/3fc731d2-e791-4b6e-a795-ffd22a0edc88
 
2) Tannery: 
Report 17-251 to be presented at Council tonight, Tues, Sept 19, Council Chambers, City Hall, 7:30 pm.- Approval of Initial Study Grant Application, Brownfields Project. Area 1A for the Property Located at Former Davis Tannery, 2 RIver St.
https://www.cityofkingston.ca/documents/10180/21232042/COU_A2117-17251.pdf/32df313b-355d-450c-9d27-25ecfe0f5797
 
3) Tree Bylaw changes:  Open House, Fairmount Home, Wed. Sept 20, 6-9 pm
Coffee Chats:  Friday, Sept 22, 1485 Unity Rd, Kingston Fire & Rescue Station #8, and
1:30 pm, 211 Gore Rd, Kingston Fire & Rescue Station #3
https://www.cityofkingston.ca/city-hall/bylaws/trees

4) Projected Development at Marine Museum Site
What: Developer Jay Patry wants to build a 20 story tower on waterfront land.  It would rise up beside the former Marine Museum of the Great Lakes.  The City’s Official Plan limits the height of buildings here to 8 storeys.  Patry would like an exemption from this restraint.
Where: Council Chambers, City Hall
When: Thurs, Sept 21, 6:30 pm
NOTE:  This is a Planning Committee meeting where the public is encouraged to comment.
 
5) TURTLE PARTY
If you are interested in learning more about our Inner Harbour Turtle Project, you are invited to a pot-luck at Frontenac Village from 5-7 pm, Oct 5.  Save the date.  More anon in the upcoming October update.
 
Cheers,
Mary Farrar
President,
Friends of Kingston Inner Harbour