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.

Trail Naming

Trail Naming

On Council agenda for September 12th there is a very satisfying report recommending that a section of the King City Trail be identified as “King City:  Moir Trail.”  This recognition of Barry Moir is very appropriate. As reviewed in the report Mr Moir has made...

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Contributions For Building the New Recreation Centre

September 12 Council agenda includes two reports about principles for Municipal Capital Facility Agreements (MCFA’s).  One is with Zancor in relation to their development at 2075 King Road and the other one is with Keele West Developments in relation to their...

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Second Annual Cultural Gala

Second Annual Cultural Gala

A great way to spend an evening with friends and others who are lovers of arts, culture and heritage.  On Thursday, September 29, 2022, the Township of King will be partnering with the King Township Historical Society (KTHS) and Arts Society King (ASK) to bring you...

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New Townhouses on King Road

Tuesday, September 6 is the statatutory public meeting to enable the development of a block at 1986,2000 and 2008 King Road with 26  conventional townhouses in freehold common element condominium units.  As said in earlier post we have seen applications earlier for...

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King Heritage & Cultural Centre

King Heritage & Cultural Centre

To improve accessibility the King Heritage & Cultural Centre is undergoing facility renovations including new accessible doors on all entrances and an accessible administrative desk, washrooms and gift shop. When the project was included the 2022 budget I smiled...

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Public Planning Meeting for Townhouses in King City

Tuesday September 6 there is a Public Planning Meeting.  (Typically these meetings are the first Monday of the month but as the first Monday of September is a statutory holiday it is being held on the Tuesday.)  It is for a draft subdivision and  zoning bylaw...

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Township Wide Recreation Centre Update

In an earlier post I reviewed the funding sources for the  $86 million budget for the new recreation centre.  As reviewed the latter is a very positive story as <10% is from tax payers and that is actually from reserves accumulated in the past.  There is now...

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Workshops for Climate Actions

3 workshops are happening at Laskay Hall.  Purpose is to talk and plan with others the changes that we can choose to make in our daily lives in response to climate change.  To learn more about the workshops see here.  They are being hosted by the citizens group,...

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Municipal Election Day is Oct. 24

Municipal Election Day is Oct. 24

Do you know if you are on the Voter's List.  Easy to check.  And if you aren't register now so that you do not have to do it when you want to cast your vote.  Voting day is Monday October 24.  Here are dates and locations of the advance voting days.

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JaneKing Holdings

On June 27 Council agenda there is a staff report recommending Council endorse the Municipal Capital Facility Agreement between the Township and JaneKing Holdings and others as identified in the report.   The proponent owns lands east of Jane and south of the property...

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Canada Day 2022

Canada Day 2022

Spending the afternoon and evening of Canada Day in Kettleby is a wonderful way for the whole family to celebrate our country.  Great music and entertainment for youth and all begins at 5 PM.  If you plan to stay for the grand finale of fireworks be sure to bring a...

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Heritage Award

Heritage Award

Is there a building which makes you feel good when you see it because it represents to you the heritage, the culture of King? To celebrate these structures and to honour the property owners who is maintaining it the Heritage Advisory Committee. you are asked to...

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Recent Comments

 

  1. Hello Lynne, Your story about memories of enjoying Lake Wilcox is a charming memory. As for the possibility of familial…

  2. My maiden name is Moir. I wasn't aware of Barry Moir but will be doing some research to see if…

  3. It was great to see you at my art booth in the Schomberg Street Gallery show Debbie!! Great chatting with…

  4. These is good news. He was passionate about the trail

  5. I had the privilege of working with Barrie Moir as firefighting captains in the former City of York. Barry was…

  6. Also from 1 pm to 4 pm, Nobleton United Church invites you to dress up in your Canada Day colours…