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Schomberg Community Hall benefits from funding

August 7, 2019   ·   0 Comments

Schomberg Community Hall will get some improvements, thanks to some federal funding. Deb Schulte, MP for King-Vaughan, on behalf of the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of ...

Townhouse complex proposed for King City

The public had its first glimpse of a proposed townhouse complex in King City recently. EMC Group Ltd., on behalf of King North Commercial Inc., is looking for an Official Plan amendment and zoning change to allow a 25-unit townhouse project on Tatton Court.

Improvements to GO will result in 15-minute service

Improvements by Metrolinx over the next few years will usher in 15-minute, all-day, two-way service from the King City GO Station. Work being done by Metrolinx will greatly improve service along the Toronto-Barrie line, resulting in fast and efficient service for commuters. Hopes are the lightning-fast service will arrive in 2025.

King declares a ‘climate emergency’

King council has echoed the battle cry and declared a “climate emergency.” Despite some reluctance from several councillors over the connotation the term “emergency” carries, King council voted 4-3 to declare an emergency. Joining more than 35 other municipalities in Ontario, King stood tall in recognizing the global situation, and vowing to do its part to strengthen its “green” moniker.

Council sets ambitious reduction targets

Urged to put their money where their mouth is, King councillors voted to make a 45% emissions reduction target as their goal through 2030. In receiving the draft Energy Management Plan, council decided to up the ante, and increase a 45% reduction target for energy and greenhouse gas emissions (GHG).

Employment lands key to future health of King

Protecting employments lands for the future is vital to the economic health of King. King councillors endorsed staff findings on two proposals to convert employment lands, and will forward their comments to York Region. The Region is reviewing more than 50 conversion requests, in its comprehensive review and assessment being done in conjunction with the Municipal Comprehensive Review (MCR).

King names local park, trail after citizens

Two King City features will bear the names of two well known residents. King council decided recently to name the trail loop in the Osmington subdivision, the Jane Underhill Trail. The hardball diamond in Memorial Park will be know as the Tom Ellison Hardball Diamond.

‘Our King’ Official Plan nears completion

King Township took a giant leap forward with the public unveiling of its new Official Plan – “Our King.” After years of work, public engagement, and a “fantastic” amount of input, King reached this milestone last week at a special public meeting, where the final draft of Our King was revealed.

Automotive facility moves ahead, car wash on hold

The operation and alterations to the Nobleton property that’s home to a car wash and auto service centre created some public concerns at King council recently. After public presentations and a lengthy discussion, council decided to allow the service centre to proceed with conditional occupancy, but they put a hold on the automated car wash. The application for 24/7 hours of the coin-operated car wash was denied.

Nobleton project will reflect community’s flavour

A new and improved project for downtown Nobleton checks all the boxes. A proposal for commercial and residential blocks, surrounding the historic Hambly House, is heralded as “exciting.” Council okayed staff recommendations for the bylaw amendment, that will give Nobleton Heritage Development Inc. the go-ahead for 33 apartments and 1,877 square metres of commercial space.

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