Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Schedule Change

The following changes have been made to the Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Schedule of Events for Saturday February 18, 2017:

  • Sledge Hockey Demonstrations & Trial at the Kenora Recreate Centre will now start at 9:00 a.m.
  • Thistles vs Wanderers Re-enactment will now be held at the Kenora Recreation Centre from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

There may be other schedule adjustments made as needed. Please visit Kenora.ca/hockeyday for the most up to date schedule.

 

Kerri Holder, Communications Clerk
kholder@kenora.ca   807-467-2191
kenora.ca/hockeyday

Bernier Drive Closure February 16 -19, 2017

Please be advised Bernier Drive, from the roundabout to the pedestrian walkway, will close at 4:00 p.m. today, Thursday February 16, 2017. The entire road will be closed beginning Friday February 17 at 4:00 p.m. until 12 noon on Sunday February 19, 2017.

The City thanks the public for their cooperation with this road closure for Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada.

 

Kerri Holder, Communications Clerk
kholder@kenora.ca   807-467-2191
www.kenora.ca

Family Day 2017

All City departments and buildings will be closed on Monday February 20, 2017, with the exception of the Kenora Recreation Centre. The Kenora Recreation Centre is open for Family Day activities from 6 am until 3 p.m.

Essential services remain on duty as usual. For after hours troubles, please call 467-2080.

Family-Day-Poster-2017

Lake of the Woods Cemetery By-law Amendment

The City of Kenora has submitted by-laws to the Registrar of the Funeral, Burial, and Cremation Services Act, 2002. Any interested parties may contact James Tkachyk, Parks and Facilities Division Lead, at 807-467-2102 or jtkachyk@kenora.ca for information, or to make copies. By-laws or amendments may be reviewed or copied at the City of Kenora website at www.kenora.ca

These by-laws are subject to approval of the Registrar, Funeral, Burial, and Cremation Services Act, 2002. Telephone: Bereavement Authority of Ontario 647-483-2645 or 1-844-493-6356

Notice to Tax Payers of the City of Kenora

2017 Interim Tax Bills have been sent by mail as of Monday January 16, 2017 for all City of Kenora property owners.

Due date for payment is February 22, 2017.

Payments may be made in person at City Hall, by mail, through your personal telephone banking, on-line banking, or through eService on Kenora.ca.  Please allow 3-5 business days if paying on-line or directly at your financial institution.

Should you require a receipt, please send payment along with the entire bill; do not detach the payment stub.  The name/address portion will be receipted and sent back to you. Please retain your Tax Bill for your records.  The City is no longer offering reprints free of charge.

Late penalty of 1.25% per month will be charged on any outstanding balance following the due date.  Please note that if the tax bill has a previous balance brought forward, those arrears are subject to penalty February 1st, 2017.  This will increase the amount shown as owing on your bill.

If you do not receive your tax bill or have taxation related questions, please contact the Tax Department at 467-2034.

Public Notice Water and Wastewater Rate Increase

To All Consumers of City of Kenora Water and Wastewater Services

Please be advised that effective January 1, 2017, City of Kenora water and wastewater rates will increase by 8% for all residential and commercial consumers. The water cost will be set at $1.32 per cubic meter or per 1000 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 $108.90 to $117.68. This increase will allow the City to continue to replace existing assets, begin to address the infrastructure deficit, and improve revenue stability.

If consumers have questions about billing or the rate change, they should contact a Customer Service Representative at City Hall 467-2000.