News and Updates in King Township

I use this blog to inform you of issues within the Township which are being assessed at the Council table as well as tell you about events happening in the Township which are of interest.

No Soupfest

As the annual Holland Marsh Soupfest is a much loved annual event it is sad news that it is cancelled for 2022 due to a soup maker shortage.  I am posting this sad news as I know that many had it marked on their calendars.

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Final draft of Zoning Bylaw for Countryside

At the September 26 Council meeting the final version of the new Zoning Bylaw for the Countryside area of King Township is presented with a recommendation for approval. This new bylaw is very much needed as it is replacing the current 48 year old bylaw and its...

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Kingcrafts Studio:  fall sale this weekend

Kingcrafts Studio: fall sale this weekend

Kingcrafts Studio, as an entity, is unique:  it is a non-profit.arts and crafts studio and gallery.  And what you can see and  purchase there is unique:  everything is hand crafted by its members.    This weekend the gallery is open for shopping.  Its at 12936 Keele...

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King City East: not building quickly

On September 26 Council agenda there is a staff report recommending that the request by the owners of three of the subdivisions within the King City East Development for an extension of  the draft plan approval lapsing provisions be granted.  As reviewed  there has...

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Apartments & Condo on Dufferin

On September 26 Council agenda there is a staff report recommending several important things. 1. Recommends granting an exemption to the moratorium restricting Official Plan Amendments (OPA) applications.  2. Recommends approving a specific OPA application. 3....

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Rural Zoning Bylaw: the final draft

Council September 26 agenda will include the Rural Area Zoning Bylaw with a report from Staff recommending adoption.  This has been a lengthy process in which many residents have participated to date which has enhanced its value.  For those who have not been engaged...

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Street Gallery

Street Gallery

This coming Sunday, September 17 is one of my favourite events:  the 14th annual Street Gallery Art Show in Schomberg.  Its an annual event which has discovered the magic of offering the same fun each year but each year it evolves and is even better. What is the same...

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GO Electric

GO Electric

Climate Action King is hosting a great event on Sunday, September 25. Its an opportunity to see, and in some cases try/test, products which are traditionally powered by gasoline but are now available in battery operated models. I am excited about the event as it is...

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MOU with Kingbridge Centre

On September 12 Council agenda there is a report recommending approval of a draft Memorandum Of Understanding  (MOU) between the Township and the Kingbridge Centre. As reviewed, the MOU is to be assessed in one year to determine value of subsequent renewals and/or the...

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Assumption of Infrastructure

On September 12 Council agenda there is a report recommending assumption of a portion of the servicing for the Dipoce subdivision agreement in Schomberg and assumption of the municipal infrastructure related to the King Station phase 3 subdivision. As indicated in the...

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Expanding Green Development Standards

On September 12th council agenda there is a staff report recommending expansion of the green development standards to single detached residential developments in the established neighbourhood and hamlet areas designated in the Official Plan, Our King.  The...

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New Planning Processes in Response to Bill 109

On September 12 Council agenda there is a report reviewing how Planning staff proposes to operate given the mandated shorter review times and possible financial penalties for not complying with the new timelines. These are in place due to the Bill 109 and Amendments...

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