Omemee Downtown Reconstruction

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In order to maintain existing infrastructure, a detailed design has been created for the reconstruction of King Street in Omemee, between James Street North and the Pigeon River bridge. The scope of the project is a full reconstruction of the road, including replacements of storm sewers, curbs, gutters, sidewalks and streetscape improvements.

The proposed design will be completed through the project’s consultant, Ainley Graham & Associates Limited (Ainley Group).

This page is for public feedback and review of the current proposed designs.

The project is being funded through the Ministry of Transpiration's Connecting Links Program.


In order to maintain existing infrastructure, a detailed design has been created for the reconstruction of King Street in Omemee, between James Street North and the Pigeon River bridge. The scope of the project is a full reconstruction of the road, including replacements of storm sewers, curbs, gutters, sidewalks and streetscape improvements.

The proposed design will be completed through the project’s consultant, Ainley Graham & Associates Limited (Ainley Group).

This page is for public feedback and review of the current proposed designs.

The project is being funded through the Ministry of Transpiration's Connecting Links Program.


  • Residents asked to provide feedback on PIC#2

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    The municipality held a public information session (PIC) on January 27, 2022, regarding the reconstruction of King Street (Downtown) in Omemee. During the meeting, a question and answer segment was held where residents asked the project team questions about the design and the construction process. The consultant for the design, Ainley Group, encouraged residents to submit their additional feedback online so that any comments regarding the second public meeting could be recorded and included in the final report.

    The project team will be accepting feedback until February 17, 2022. Residents can submit their feedback through the online form.

  • Registration for Public Information Session #2

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    There will be a virtual public meeting on January 27 at 6pm for the reconstruction of King Street in Omemee. The purpose of the meeting is to present the project design and provide additional information on the project.

    Registration is required in advance. Please copy and paste the link below to register:

    https://kawarthalakes.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwuceygqzwqGt1ajetI76fmRrmx7LhO3ZLm

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

    Questions about the project?
    Please send any questions, comments or feedback in advance of January 27 to one of the project team members below:

    Municipal Contact:
    Corby Purdy, C.E.T.
    City of Kawartha Lakes
    Manager, Infrastructure Design and Construction
    Engineering and Corporate Assets
    705-324-9411 extension 1155
    cpurdy@kawarthalakes.ca

    Consultant:
    Alex Wilkinson, P.Eng.
    Ainley Group
    Project Manager
    1-50 Grant Timmins Drive
    Kingston, ON, K7M 8N2
    343.266.0002
    alexander.wilkinson@ainleygroup.com

  • King Street Reconstruction, Omemee - Notice of Public Meeting

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    Kawartha Lakes - The municipality, through their consultant Ainley Graham & Associates Limited (Ainley Group), is undertaking the detailed design for the reconstruction of King Street in Omemee, between James Street North and the Pigeon River bridge. The scope of the project is a full reconstruction of the road, including replacements of storm sewers, curbs, gutters, sidewalks and streetscape improvements.

    The project is being carried out as Schedule ‘A+’ in accordance with the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) process. Schedule A + activities are pre-approved meaning they are limited in scale and have minimal adverse environmental effects. Schedule A+ activities are not subject to the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks appeal process; however, comments will be received by the City.

    The first Public Information Centre (PIC) was held on September 23, 2020. A second PIC is being held to present the project design and provide additional information on the project.

    PIC #2 will follow an online format with material posted and available for viewing from January 27 until February 17, 2022 on the City of Kawartha Lakes website at www.kawarthalakes.ca/majorprojects. The project can be found under Omemee - King Street Reconstruction.

    Staff from the City and Project Lead Consultant will be providing a ‘virtual’ presentation of the design on January 27, 2022 at 6pm, and will be available at that time to answer questions from the public. The meeting will also be recorded and posted to the project page for those who are unable to attend.

    Registration for the PIC is required in advance and can be accessed at https://jumpinkawarthalakes.ca/omemee-downtown-reconstruction. Questions for the project are also asked to be sent in advance to one of the contacts below:

    Municipal Contact:
    Corby Purdy, C.E.T.
    City of Kawartha Lakes
    Manager, Infrastructure Design and Construction
    Engineering and Corporate Assets
    705-324-9411 extension 1155
    cpurdy@kawarthalakes.ca

    Consultant
    Alex Wilkinson, P.Eng.
    Ainley Group
    Project Manager
    1-50 Grant Timmins Drive
    Kingston, ON, K7M 8N2
    343.266.0002
    alexander.wilkinson@ainleygroup.com

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