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.

Managing & Planning Our Non-Core Assets

On June 17 Council agenda there is a complex report about the Township’s asset management plan for non-core assets. Given its complexity I very much appreciated that Staff gave Council members a draft of the plan several days before putting it on the agenda.  Further...

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2025 Budget Timeline and Plan

On June 17 Council agenda there is a report recommending approval of the direction and timelines for developing and approving the 2025 operating budget cycle. And, Council is also requested to endorse the estimated increase of 4-5% pending review and presentation of...

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Pumping Station for Mansions of King

On June 17 Council agenda there is a report which recommends authorizing a pre-servicing agreement to enable construction of the sanitary pumping station and associated sanitary servicing for the Mansions of King.  The engineering drawings have not been finalized but...

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King Jane Pre-Servicing

On June 17 Council agenda there is a report which recommends authorizing a pre-servicing agreement to enable construction of the municipal services to accommodate buildings A and B  at the King Jane site at corner of King Rd/Jane.  As reviewed in the report these...

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Interesting Presentations on June 17

At the beginning of the June 17 council meeting there are three presentations and deputations which will be of interest to the community. Presentation to Doctor Paul Randall in recognition of over 40 years of Health Care Service to the King community An annual update...

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Whistle Cessation

On June 17 Council agenda there is a report on whistle cessation which I have been wanting to see for several years.  The report recommends the Council to authorize the cessation of train whistles at the three “at grade crossings” in King Township.  To support the...

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Repairing Laskay Pioneer Cemetery

On June 17 agenda there is a report reviewing actions underway to mitigate damage at the Secessionist  Presbyterian cemetery in Laskay.  As reviewed in the report the damage occurred as a result of development and construction works at an abutting property owner....

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Nano-brewery on Main street

On June 17 agenda there is a report recommending approval of an endorsement request by the Schomberg Brew Works; specifically, to endorse their applications for a“By-The-Glass" and "Retail store" licenses.  As reviewed in the report this is to enable the establishment...

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reminder: Tuesday June 11 Kettleby Road PIC

The Kettleby Road reconstruction project aims to rehabilitate the deteriorating infrastructure within the Township right-of-way along a 720-metre segment of Kettleby Road, between Kettleby Bridge and the eastern limit of the community. This project is part of the...

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Strawberry Social

Strawberry Social

Do you like strawberries?  And does the idea of enjoying them with friends and family appeal to you?  York Pines United Church inn Kettleby is hosting a strawberry social on Saturday, June 22 1-5 pm.  Here are all the details.

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Heritage Award

Heritage Award

So much is changing across the Township.  I am always thrilled to see a house or a barn built many decades ago which has been well maintained by its various property owners.  I like this annual award by the Heritage Advisory Committee.  I see it as a very nice way to...

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King Food and Drink Fest

King Food and Drink Fest

Saturday, June 8  12-9PM  Memorial Park, King City More details Online tickets  with discounted prices available until June 7 11pm. 

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Recent Comments

 

  1. Kingscross Ratepayers Association is concerned that there is a lack of transparency with respect to conditions of LPAT Appeal Decision…

  2. Feels like a very grown-up thing to do. Schomberg's Main Street is such a convivial small town promenade...maybe it's time…

  3. I think that the idea of switching to higher salt concentrations to reduce cleanup costs of sand removal makes sense.…

  4. Debbie: tough to read 133 pages & provide a considered perspective from the Thursday immediately before a meeting of Council…