Posted on Monday, April 03, 2023 08:45 AM
The 2022 extraordinary flooding event was unlike any other for the City of Kenora in recent years.
The City was faced with multiple impacts throughout our community not only in the spring but well into summer of 2022 as a result of the significant flooding we experienced. While City Administration was required to make immediate decisions regarding impacts to local roads and infrastructure, Council was faced with decisions on how we would pay for the remedial work should no other funding sources...
Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 08:50 AM
This summary is a snapshot of the decisions made by City of Kenora Council at the March 22, 2023 meeting. Please review the Minutes for an official record of the meeting proceedings.
Council approves operating and utility budgets
Council approved the 2023 operating budget, as well as the solid waste and water and wastewater budgets. The tax rates and ratios will be set at the next meeting of Council. View the March 24 Media Release for more details.
Council approves exemption under Sign License By-law
Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 08:24 AM
Please be advised that beginning Sunday, April 2 at 12:00 a.m., reduced load restrictions will be in effect as per the City of Kenora By-law 134-2021 and the Highway Traffic Act R.S.O. 1990, c. H. 8, Section 122. This restriction is necessary to protect highways, streets, and roads from damage during mild, wet spring conditions. Signs are posted on each of the impacted roads to notify motorists of the restriction.
Visit Weight and Load Limits for a list of roads subject to the spring load...
Posted on Friday, March 24, 2023 03:30 PM
The final operating, sewer/water, and solid waste utility budgets wereapproved by Council on March 22nd completing the City’s 2023 budget process.
City Council and Administration approach the annual budgets with a lens of maintaining existing services first and foremost, while also addressing the needs of future generations. We want to ensure residents have access to resources that provide a safe, healthy, and connected community. Each year’s budget outlines how the City will pay for the services...
Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2023 01:11 PM
The City of Kenora has launched a new notification tool to alert transit riders of changes or cancellations to the City transit schedule. For those who rely on the City transit as their primary mode of transportation for work, shopping, and personal errands, it is essential that they know when there are changes to the schedule.
The new platform is simple and easy for everyone. Transit riders text the word “transit” to 1-877-980-2001 to opt-in to the service. When there are changes or cancellations...