Ditch Brushing Austin Lake Road and Schnarr Lake Road February 25, 2020

Public Notice

Please be advised ditch brushing will be carried out on Austin Lake Road and Schnarr Lake Road beginning Tuesday, February 25th.

Traffic will be controlled by flag persons. When approaching the working equipment, motorists are asked to be cautious and obey the flag persons as there may be flying debris.

The public is thanked for their cooperation and patience as this maintenance work is completed by the City of Kenora.

Bus Stop 53 Removal Effective March 15, 2020

Public Notice

Please be advised transit service will be discontinued at Bus Stop 53 located at Seven Generations Education Institute, 240 Veterans Drive, effective March 15, 2020.

The nearest alternate stops are Bus Stop 33 (Ninth Street North and Mikado Avenue) or Bus Stop 54 (City Hall at Main Street South).

The City thanks our ridership for their understanding.

Fitness Facility Renovations Begin February 24, 2020

Public Notice

Please be advised the Kenora Recreation Centre will be undergoing renovations to expand the upstairs fitness facility beginning Monday, February 24, 2020.

Full use of the gym will still be available during the project; however, there will be minor interruptions to lay new flooring.  Adequate notice will be provided of this interruption.

On Friday, February 21st, the stretching room will move to the room beside Kenora Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre.

It is anticipated that the project will be completed by Monday, March 16, 2020.

Questions or concerns may be directed to Josh Nelson, Tourism and Recreation Services Division Lead, at 807-467-2986, jnelson@kenora.ca

 

 

UPDATED Road Closure Essex Road February 3, 2020

UPDATE
February 14, 2020

Essex Road is now open to all traffic.

 

Public Notice

Please be advised a portion of Essex Road, at the Miller Swamp, north of School Road, is closed to all traffic effective February 3, 2020 and will be closed until further notice.

The closure is necessary due to excess water over the road. The City is working quickly to divert the water.

Motorists should use East Mellick Road as an alternate route to avoid the flooded area.

The City thanks the public for their cooperation.

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Traffic Delays on Homestake Road and Transmitter Road January 8, 2020

Ditch Brushing Works

Please be advised the City of Kenora Roads crew will be carrying out ditch brushing on Homestake Road and Transmitter Road beginning January 8, 2020.

Traffic delays can be expected. Traffic will be controlled by flag persons. When approaching the working equipment, motorists are asked to be cautious, watch for flying debris, and obey the flag persons.

The public is thanked for their cooperation and patience as this maintenance work is completed by the City of Kenora.

Water and Wastewater Rates January 2020

To All Consumers of City of Kenora Water and Wastewater Services

Please be advised that effective January 1, 2020, City of Kenora water and wastewater rates will increase by 5.5% for all residential and commercial consumers. The water cost will be set at $1.59 per cubic meter or per 1,000 litres. This rate together with the fixed cost and wastewater cost will change an average monthly bill for residential consumption (based on an average of 15 cubic meters of water) from $134.26 to $141.56. This increase will allow the City to continue to replace existing infrastructure, address the infrastructure deficit, and improve revenue stability.

Consumers may direct questions about billing or the rate change to a Customer Service Representative at City Hall 467-2000.

Matheson Street Bridge Open November 6, 2019

Open to Vehicle Traffic

Please be advised the Matheson Street bridge will open to vehicle traffic on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

One sidewalk will remain open to pedestrians as joint replacement work in the sidewalk locations is still to be completed.

The Pinecrest bus route will resume.

The City thanks the public for their patience during this extended infrastructure project.

Coney Island Footbridge Installation November 7, 2019

The Coney Island footbridge will be installed for the season on

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Completion of this project is dependent on weather conditions, specifically wind gusts in the area. Should weather interfere with the installation, the project will be delayed until the next calm day. If there is a delay, it is anticipated the footbridge will be in place by the end of the day on November 8th.

Seventh Avenue South Bridge Closure November 6 – 22, 2018

EXTENDED Bridge Temporary Closure

Please be advised that the Seventh Avenue South Bridge, and the intersections of Seventh Avenue South, River Drive, and Third Street South, will be closed to all vehicle traffic and pedestrians beginning Wednesday, November 6th at 7 a.m. until Friday, November 22nd at 6 p.m. December 6, 2019 at 5 p.m.

This closure is necessary to facilitate the replacement of a water main that runs under Laurensons Creek.

Please direct any questions or concerns to Titan Contractors at 807-548-5666 or admin@titancontractors.ca.

The City extends thanks to the public for their cooperation and patience during this infrastructure project.

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Laurensons Creek Closure at Seventh Avenue South Bridge EXTENDED

Creek Closure EXTENDED

Please be advised Laurensons Creek at Seventh Avenue South Bridge will be closed to ALL boat traffic beginning Wednesday, November 6th at 7 a.m. until Friday, November 22nd at 6 p.m. Friday, November 29 at 5 p.m.

This closure is necessary to facilitate the replacement of a water main that runs under the creek.

Please direct any questions or concerns to Titan Contractors at 807-548-5666 or admin@titancontractors.ca.

The City thanks the public for their patience and understanding during this infrastructure upgrade.

City-Wide BWA Rescinded October 18, 2019

Boil Water Advisory Lifted

Please be advised that the City-Wide Boil Water Advisory issued on October 15th, has been rescinded as of October 18, 2019 at 12:45 p.m.

Laboratory testing of the water supply does not indicate the presence of bacteria.

Thank you for your patience.

 

Blasting Taking Place off Brinkman Road

Blasting Taking Place

Please be advised the City and its Contractors are performing intermittent blasting off of Brinkman Road in the vicinity of David Kejick, DCM, Armoury Building and Evergreen Community Club.

This blasting is being performed to complete a watermain extension and is expected to continue for the next week.

Residents in the immediate area can be expected to experience loud and sudden blasting noise, as well as ground and building vibrations.

The City thanks residents for their patience while the contractors work to complete this project.