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Council Approves 2019 Tax Rates

Today, May 21, 2019, Council approves the 2019 Tax Rates for the City of Kenora. The 2019 Capital Budget was approved on December 18, 2018 and the Operating Budget on March 19, 2019. The 2019 assessment resulted in an increase in the residential tax base of 5.2%. Of this, 4.7% related to increased values on […]

Third Street South Road Closures

Please be advised that sections of Third Street South will be closed to all traffic as per the following schedule: 1) May 27 – July 22, 2019 – Third Street South between Fifth Avenue South and Sixth Avenue South; and 2) July 22 – September 16, 2019 – Third Street South between Sixth Avenue South […]

Kenora Recreation Centre Day Parking Enforced

Kenora Recreation Centre Lots 5 & 7 Parking Enforcement Effective May 31, 2019 Please be advised that effective May 31st, 2019, day time parking in Lots 5 & 7 will be enforced. As per the City of Kenora Traffic By-law 180-2015 and Parking and Structure By-law 82-2018 the following will come into effect as of […]

Veterans Drive Paving Works

Please be advised on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, Moncrief Construction Limited will begin paving the acceleration lane, west of the weigh scale road, on Veterans Drive. Both lanes of traffic will remain open. As always, motorists are reminded to slow down and take care through constructions zones and while workers are present. The City thanks […]

Board Members Required For Museum Board

City Council is seeking citizens interested in serving as a Member of the Lake of the Woods Museum Board.  The term of appointment is up to November 30, 2022 (at the pleasure of Council). Lake of the Woods Museum Board controls and manages the Lake of the Woods Museum in the collection, preservation, and exhibition […]

Victoria Day Holiday Hours

The Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre is open on the Victoria Day holiday from 9 am to 4 pm. All other City buildings and facilities are closed. For after hours troubles, call 807-467-2080. Emergency services on duty as usual. Have a safe and enjoyable weekend.

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-19-05

Corporation of the City Of Kenora Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-19-05 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 […]

Notice of Completion Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-19-06

Corporation of the City of Kenora Notice of Completion Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-19-06 Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, s. 34 Take Notice that Council of the Corporation of the City of Kenora will hold a Statutory Public Meeting, under Sections 34 of the Planning Act, to consider […]

Cemetery Spring Clean-Up

To Family and Friends of the Lake of the Woods Cemetery Please be advised that the cemetery staff have started spring clean-up of the cemetery grounds in preparation for seasonal maintenance. Personal items have been gathered from graves and are ready for pick-up from the same location as previous years. Family and friends are asked […]

KRC Pool Summer 2019 Closure

Please be advised that the City of Kenora will be closing the pool on June 29, 2019 for the month of July.  This closure is in addition to the regularly scheduled closure for the month of August.  The pool will reopen on September 3, 2019 The City of Kenora’s decision to close the pool for […]

Winnipeg River West Branch Bridge Traffic Flow

Please be advised beginning Wednesday, May 8, 2019, RJ Concrete will begin bridge maintenance work on Winnipeg River West Branch Bridge (hospital bridge) for the next 3 – 4 weeks. Two-way traffic should flow as usual; however, there will be a lane shift creating two narrow lanes of traffic over the bridge. Motorists are asked […]

HotSpot Parking Launches in Kenora

Pay-by-phone parking has come to Kenora. Local residents are now able to benefit from HotSpot Parking’s mobile-based pay-by-phone parking solution. HotSpot Parking, a Canadian company, officially launched its product in Kenora today. Today’s announcement marks a continuation of the company’s Ontario expansion. “At HotSpot, we’ve mastered providing commuters in mid-sized cities with convenient, affordable parking […]

Robertson Street Area Closures May 2 and May 6, 2019

Robertson Street Area Closures Please be advised that the Third Avenue South intersection with the Robertson Street back lane, off of Guelph Street and Ninth Street South, will be closed to all traffic for one day, Thursday, May 2, 2019. Beginning Monday, May 6, 2019, Seventh Street South between Second Avenue South and Robertson Street […]

Kenora Fire and Emergency Services Urges Residents to Build 72 Hour Emergency Kit

Emergency Preparedness Week May 5 – 11, 2019 Emergency Preparedness Week May 5 – 11, 2019 is a Canada wide campaign to increase awareness of individual and family preparedness. If a major emergency happens in our community, it may take emergency services some time to reach you. You should be prepared to take care of […]

Notice to Close Unopened Road Allowance and Intent to Deem City Owned Lands Surplus

Notice to Close Unopened Road Allowance and Intent to Deem City Owned Lands Surplus The purpose of this notice is to notify the public that the City will be closing the unopened road allowance, located adjacent to 400 and 338 Fourth Street North, and declaring a portion of the lands surplus (refer to sketch). Council […]