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.

ThinKING Green: Sustainable Development

On May 13 Council agenda there is a report recommending approval of the ThinKING Green: Sustainable Development Standards.  Its recommended that all site plan and draft plan of subdivision applications received after September 1 be subject to this program.  It has...

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E-Waste Recycle

E-Waste Recycle

Do you have old electronics collecting dust at home? e-waste (e.g., small appliances, TVs, computers, cameras, video game consoles, printers, and DVD players) are not collected through regular curbside pick-up and do not belong in the garbage or blue box. Dispose your...

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Automated Speed Enforcement

On April 29 council agenda there is a staff report about implementation of a of the Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) program.  Speeding is a serious concern across the Township. Safety of pedestrians, cyclists and cars with their occupants are at risk with vehicles...

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2 Lots Into 3 on Banner Lane

On April 29 council agenda there is a staff report recommending approval of applications for the current 2 properties at 31 and 37 Banner Lane; impact of the approvals is creation of three new lots 3.  Its evident that effort has been made to create three lots with...

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Motion To Protect Heritage

On April 29 council agenda there is a motion tabled by Councillor Asselstine which I have seconded regarding a request to the Province to extend the deadline for removal of heritage properties listed on the municipal registers. I am very happy to second this motion as...

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New Street Names

On April 29 council agenda there is a staff report recommending street names for the King Jane Industrial Holdings Development at southeast corner of King Rd/Jane.  The two names are very appropriate and are in line with our policy of assigning historic names to new...

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Digital Transformation Presentation

The first item on the April 29 Council agenda is a presentation called "Digital Transformation Framework."   As the municipality is putting resources towards leveraging digital technology to provide quality services and experiences to King I think this will be a very...

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Annual Clean Up

Annual Clean Up

As part of Earth Week celebrations, King Township is inviting residents to participate in the annual King Community Clean-Up on April 20 and 21. This event encourages community members to take pride in their surroundings by helping to pick up litter and maintain the...

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Hope House Community Hospice Presentation

Monday April 15 Council agenda features a presentation about Hope House Community Hospice.  It will be given by Heidi Bonner (Executive Director) and Rhonda Flanagan (Director of Development.)  Several months ago I asked Ms Bonner if she would come to Council to make...

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Recent Comments

 

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

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

  3. I fully agree with your assessment of the impacts of bill 185. The provincial government seems bent on taking away…

  4. Thought provoking but very late to the plate in my humble opinion. Myself bought into King City because of the…