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For Immediate Release                                                       

On August 2, 2022, the Township of South Frontenac will welcome a new Director of Public Services to the team. Council and Staff are excited to fill this vacancy and bring on Kyle Bolton, a seasoned professional, to lead the Public Services department.

With over 15 years of road construction experience, nine (9) of which were spent in the municipal sector, Mr. Bolton brings a variety of relevant skills to his new role. Having worked his way up through the ranks, Bolton has held several key leadership positions with the City of Kingston that have allowed him to develop strong skills in relation to road maintenance and construction, capital project management, civil engineering, transportation planning, and direct experience overseeing public works operations. In addition to his time in the municipal world, Kyle also spent a number of years leading road construction projects in the private sector, providing a great balance of technical expertise and leadership experience.

“With the budget season around the corner and the election this fall, the new Council will be looking to review and update the Township’s Strategic Plan,” said Mayor Ron Vandewal. “Mr. Bolton’s public service will be a huge asset when setting strategic goals and identifying action items for the next four years,” explained Vandewal. “I have no doubt that Mr. Bolton will help further South Frontenac’s strategic objectives and assist in setting exemplary service and infrastructure standards that will allow our community to flourish for years to come.”

Mr. Bolton holds a Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology from St. Lawrence College, is a Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) and has significant training in the areas of road construction, maintenance, and municipal legislation and legal responsibilities.

With a passion for streamlining operating procedures and finding innovative ways to incorporate climate change mitigation considerations, Kyle’s leadership style focuses on strengthening core services and building strong relationships with Council, staff, and the public. “I’m excited to join the South Frontenac team and have the opportunity to contribute my skills while leading the Public Services department,” said Mr. Bolton. “I know that there is a strong team here that has been making great strides to meet the needs of residents and I look forward to being part of that. I am committed to prioritizing responsible growth in South Frontenac to ensure this community continues to be vibrant and thriving.” 

Mr. Bolton will be responsible for the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the financial, technical, and operational elements of the Public Services department which encompasses, roads, infrastructure, engineering, solid waste, recreation and facilities portfolios. As a member of the senior leadership team, Kyle will also play a pivotal role in implementing the Township’s strategic plan which places a focus on regional leadership, responsible growth, environmental sustainability, organizational capacity-building and ensuring community vibrancy.

“We are thrilled to have Kyle join our team at such an exciting time,” said Louise Fragnito, Chief Administrative Officer for the Township. “His background in operations, aptitude for making positive change, and experience overseeing projects is the exact type of expertise we need right now as we continue to experience growth pressures across the Township,” explained Fragnito. “I know Mr. Bolton’s commitment to building strong relationships will be welcomed by our staff, and that his contributions to this community will be significant – we are fortunate to have him on the team.”

Mr. Bolton will work out of the municipal offices located at 2490 Keeley Rd, in Sydenham, where the Township’s main public services yard operates.


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For more information on this release please contact:

Emily Caird
Executive Assistant & Communications Officer
613-376-3027 ext.2347

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