Temporary Intersection Closure Fifth Street South and Eighth Avenue South October 16 – 19, 2018

Please be advised the intersection at Fifth Street South and Eighth Avenue South will be closed beginning Tuesday, October 16th until the end of the day on Friday, October 19th. Local traffic will be permitted through the area. This closure is necessary to accommodate a water and sewer infrastructure project.

The City thanks the public for their patience while this rehabilitation work is completed.

City Transit and Curbside Collection Cancelled October 11

Due to the road conditions, City Transit service is cancelled today. As well, curbside recycle and garbage pick- up for Tunnel Island, Norman, Keewatin (west of hospital bridge) is cancelled today.

 

Notice of Complete Application To Purchase City Property

The Corporation of the City of Kenora has received an application to purchase a portion of City of Kenora owned property located abutting Pine Portage Road. The property includes lots and blocks as well as a portion of an unopened lane described on Plan M63. Refer to the sketch below for an illustration. Notice provided in accordance with Policy PP-4-1.

The purpose of this notice is to notify the public of the by-law that will be under consideration to declare lands available for disposal. The By-law will be placed on the Council Agenda for consideration on October 31st, 2018.

The subject lands are approximately 0.8 ha and will be surveyed to create a legal description. The lands are vacant and would be developed in accordance with the provisions of the Zoning By-law, and accessed from Pine Portage Road.

Inquiries and submissions can be made to Devon McCloskey, City Planner, at 807-467-2059, by email at dmccloskey@kenora.ca, or at the address below.

Information about the application is also available to the public, by appointment, during regular office hours at the City of Kenora, Planning Department, 2nd Floor, 60 Fourteenth Street North, Kenora, Ontario, P9N 4M9

Location Map for Sale of Property Pine Portage Road

Temporary Intersection Closure Second Avenue South and Sixth Street South

Please be advised the intersection at Second Avenue South and Sixth Street South will be closed to all traffic beginning Thursday, October 11. It is expected to re-open in the afternoon on Monday, October 15.

This closure is necessary to accommodate water system works.

Please use alternate travel routes to avoid the area.

The City thanks the public for their patience while this rehabilitation work is completed.

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Seventh Avenue South Bridge Opening to All Traffic October 5, 2018

The City of Kenora is pleased to advise the new Seventh Avenue South Bridge is now complete. The crossing and neighbouring streets will be open on Friday, October 5 by 5 p.m. to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

The City extends thanks to the public, the residents in the immediate work area, and boaters on Laurensons Creek for their cooperation and patience during this significant infrastructure project.  This project was funded by the Government of Ontario – Build on the North program.

Multiple Bridges Traffic Delays October 10-12, 2018

Please be advised beginning Wednesday, October 10 until Friday, October 12, traffic will be reduced to one lane at times on the following bridges:

• First Avenue South Bridge
• Bay Street Overpass
• Cameron Bay Bridge

Delays can be expected with flag persons directing traffic.

The City thanks the public for their patience as bridge inspection work is completed.

Portage Bay Bridge Closed October 10, 2018

Temporary Bridge Closure

Please be advised on Wednesday, October 10 the Portage Bay Bridge will be closed to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic from 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

The City thanks the public for their patience as bridge inspection work is completed.

Thanksgiving Weekend

All City Buildings and Facilities are closed on Monday, October 8 for Thanksgiving, including the Transfer Station and the Kenora Recreation Centre.

For after-hours troubles, call 807-467-2080.

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Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-18-06

Corporation of the City Of Kenora
Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-18-06
Planning Act, R.S.O 1990, c.P13, s. 34

Take Notice that Council of the Corporation of the City of Kenora will hold a Statutory Public Meeting, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, to consider a Zoning By-law Amendment as it pertains to Zoning By-law No. 101-2015, at the following time and location:

Statutory When: Thursday, October 25th, 2018 at 12:00 p.m.
Public Meeting Location: Council Chambers, City Hall, 1 Main Street South, Kenora, ON

The Council of the Corporation of the City of Kenora will then have the opportunity to consider a decision regarding the application on Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 12:00 p.m.

You are also invited to attend The Kenora Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) regular meeting, who hears applications and considers recommendations to Council, commencing at the following time and location:

PAC Meeting When: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Location: Training Room, Operations Centre
60 Fourteenth Street North, 2nd Floor, Kenora, ON

Purpose and Effect: to change the zoning of the subject property being approximately 3 ha in size from Highway Commercial (HC) to Institutional (I) to allow for development of those uses permitted within the Institutional Zone, being public and privately owned facilities of an institutional or community service nature in accordance with Section 4.14 of the Zoning By-law.

Location of Property: Area of Pine Portage Road and Hwy 17E, being whole lots, part lots, lanes, and roads on Plan M-63. Refer to the map aside.

Location of Property D14-18-06

Other Applications: the property may also become the subject of an application for site plan approval and lot creation.

Public Meeting: Input on the proposed amendment is encouraged. You can provide input by speaking at the PAC or Statutory Public Meeting, and you are not required to register in advance to speak. You may also provide your comments in writing. If you are aware of any person interested in or affected by the application who has not received a copy of this notice you are requested to inform that person of this meeting.

If possible, written submissions are requested to be made before October 10th, 2018 and directed to:
Ms. Devon McCloskey, City Planner
60 Fourteenth Street North, 2nd Floor, Kenora, ON P9N 3X2
Email: dmccloskey@kenora.ca

Failure To Make Oral Or Written Submission: If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Council of The Corporation of the City of Kenora before the by-law is passed:
a) the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Kenora to the Ontario Municipal Board.
b) the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

Appeal of a decision of the Municipality in respect of this amendment to the Zoning By-Law may be made by any person or public body not later than 20 days after notice of the decision is given.

Notice Of Decision: If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Kenora in respect of the application for Zoning By-Law Amendment, you must make a written request to Heather Kasprick, Clerk of The Corporation of the City of Kenora at 1 Main Street South, Kenora, ON P9N 3X2

Additional Information is available during regular office hours at the Operations Centre. Please contact Devon McCloskey, City Planner, if you require more information: Tel: 807-467-2059 or Email: dmccloskey@kenora.ca

Personal information that accompanies a submission will be collected under the authority of the Planning Act and may form part of the public record which may be released to the public.

Dated at the City of Kenora this 4th day of October, 2018

Temporary Road Closure October 3 -5, 2018

Please be advised beginning Wednesday, October 3 at 12 noon until Friday, October 5, the following streets will be closed to all traffic:

• Minto Street
• Guernsey Street
• North Campbell Street

This closure is necessary to prepare for water and sewer rehabilitation works.

The City extends thanks to motorists for their patience during this project.

October 3 Road Closure

City-Wide Power Outage Planned for October 14, 2018

Kenora Hydro advises that there will be a planned power outage impacting all Kenora Hydro Customers

Sunday, October 14, 2018
FROM
6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Please note that this power outage may be cancelled without notice.

Hydro One has informed us that they require this Citywide outage to perform maintenance on their high voltage grid system. This outage will interrupt the supply of electricity to all Kenora Hydro customers during this time.

For further information please contact the Superintendent at 467-2076

We apologize for any inconvenience this power outage may cause.

Possible Traffic Delays Beginning September 29, 2018

Please be advised there may be traffic delays beginning Saturday, September 29 through Tuesday, October 2 on the following roads:
• East Mellick Road
• Coker Road between Wyder Road and Wyder Drive
• Tetroe Road
• Herbacz Road
This is to allow for road re-surfacing work to continue. Motorists are advised to use alternative routes where possible.
The City extends thanks to motorists for their patience during this road work.

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