The construction fencing at 175 St. Lawrence Street has been temporarily moved to accommodate for interior works to be completed onsite. As a result, there is a parking reduction on the north side of Water Street between Kate Street and Market Street, however the parking lot at Joel Stone Park remains available. It is anticipated that the fencing will be moved mid-May.
Gananoque, ON: On March 9th, 2017, the Kinsmen Club abandoned their building located at 400 Stone Street North. As a result, the lease agreement between the Kinsmen and the Daycare became null and void. Because the Town owns the land under the building, the building became the property of the Town.
It is not in the best interests of the Town or the Daycare to be owning/occupying a building without any agreed upon terms or conditions. To that end, the Town is working with the Daycare to craft a short-term lease agreement that abides by the Municipal Act with regards to its anti-bonusing provisions. The Town has provided the Daycare with a draft agreement for their consideration and looks forward to their timely response to the Town’s proposal.
At the Town Council meeting held last night, Mayor Erika Demchuk expressed Town Council’s desire to work with the Daycare to come to an agreement and assured the public that Town Council recognizes the Daycare as an important and valued organization in the community.
Gananoque, ON: On March 21st, 2017, Construction and Combat Engineering students from Canadian Forces Base Kingston, will be participating in a field exercise in Gananoque. Students will be in military uniform, and also wearing high-visibility safety vests during the exercise. Canadian Armed Forces Construction and Combat Engineers provide mobility support to friendly forces across the globe. During this exercise, students will be taking measurements, collecting material data and classifying some of our bridges such as the King Street Bridge as well as the adjacent King Street Pedestrian Bridge to evaluate their loading capacity to determine which types of military vehicles could cross them. Traffic flow will not be affected during this exercise.
The Town of Gananoque is pleased to be able to host this training exercise for students from the Canadian Forces Base Kingston and wish them the best.