Sustainable Kingston is happy to host an Open Meeting of the Board of Directors on Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 from 4:15p.m. – 6:15 p.m. at the Renaissance Event Venue, 285 Queen St.*
The meeting will open with a presentation by Gerard Hunt, the CAO of the City of Kingston. Following the opening presentation, discussions will occur around:
· The Profile of Sustainable Kingston
· The Funding Model
· The Vital Signs Report
· Establishing an Advisory Council
* This historic church, built in 1837 is Kingston's oldest surviving church structure. On-site parking is available for 30 cars with lots of adjacent street-side parking and the site is accessible by public transit.
SUSTAINABLE KINGSTON LAUNCH Sustainable Kingston has selected its first Board of Directors and is ready to take the reins from FOCUS Kingston and the Founding Board. With the Sustainable Kingston Plan and Board now in place, FOCUS Kingston was officially dissolved by a vote of City Council on April 3, 2012. A passing of the torch between Founding Directors and Sustainable Kingston’s first Board of Directors will take place May 8, 2012, during a mix and mingle with Community Partners, past FOCUS members, the Founding Board of Directors and the first Sustainable Kingston Board of Directors comprised of: Sandy Berg (City Councillor), Dan Corbett, Robert Cumming, Patrick Egbunonu, Jennifer Dawson (Kiwala), Viviane Paquin, and Glenn Vollebregt.
1st ANNUAL SUSTAINABLE KINGSTON COMMUNITY FORUM
About 250 residents of Kingston and surrounding area attended the Sustainable Kingston Community Forum held on January 28 at the Four Points by Sheraton. Participants were involved in the interactive discussions on the four pillars of sustainability. A wrap up report will be published capturing the events of the day and placing some priorities on future activities for the new Sustainable Kingston Corporation.
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