City Inviting Public Input on Multi-Year Accessibility Plan

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The public is being asked to provide suggestions in updating the 2013 to 2017 Multi-Year Accessibility Plan to continue  enhancing accessibility in the city.

Members of the public are invited to attend an input session taking place in the Isabel Turner Public Library at 935 Gardiners Road.

The event takes place on Tuesday, August 8 from 6 pm to 8 pm, beginning with a presentation by City staff at 6 pm.

This new updated plan will span 2018 to 2022, building on the accomplishments of the City’s first 2013 to 2017 plan. It will feature guiding principles and action items to improve Kingston’s accessibility.


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“As a City we are working to make Kingston more accessible by preventing and removing barriers for persons with disabilities,” said Julie Salter-Keane, community projects manager with the City of Kingston, in a release. “We are proud of what we have accomplished through our first multi-year accessibility plan and invite the public to join us as we set our accessibility goals for the next five years.”

You can review the 2013-2017 Multi-Year Accessibility Plan at CityofKingston.ca/accessibility. The public is invited to email comments to accessibility@cityofkingston.ca until August 11.

The public input session will have American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation as well as available assistive listening devices.


Photo : Sean McGrath (cc)