Speeding, core improvements top the list at Nobleton meet & greet

February 15, 2017   ·   0 Comments

Speeding through subdivisions and the coming improvements to Nobleton’s core were the hot topics at the year’s first “Meet the Mayor & Ward Councillors” night held last week at the Nobleton Library.

Richmond Hill man killed in King collision

A Richmond Hill man died following an early morning collision on King Road. Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit are seeking witnesses following this fatal collision.

Few homes added to heritage registry

Adding a handful of homes on Keele Street to King Township’s Heritage Register met with mediocre success recently. Township staff and heritage committee members recommended 13 properties along Keele in King City, given their significance in the community. After opposition from homeowners, only five were added to the Register.

Permits drop in King in 2016, but values rise

The amount of building permits and municipal revenue may have dropped in 2016, but the value of construction has risen. King councillors received a report recently highlighting permit activity in 2016.

King budget passes, large capital projects on tap

King Township council unanimously approved the 2017 budget at Monday night’s council meeting, resulting in a blended net increase of 2.32 per cent. This includes ...

High-speed internet coming to rural King Township

Rural residents of King will soon be surfing the internet at blazing speeds. Municipal and government officials gathered on Monday at the Township of King municipal offices to announce the King Township Fibre Optic Broadband Expansion project.

Plan for townhouses in King City

The public was given its first glimpse at a plan to build a small-scale townhouse complex in King City. King council received the delegations and staff report, for the official plan and zoning bylaw amendment for seven, three-storey, freehold townhomes on King Boulevard.

Museum property gets new parking lot

The King Township Museum will be getting a new parking lot this spring. King councillors approved the work, giving the contract to Midome Construction Services Ltd. for roughly $270,000.

New smart hospital is all about people

Health care in York is more about people than beautiful facilities. People caring about people is the theme driving the Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital project. King councillors received an update on the project from Altaf Stationwala, president and CEO of Mackenzie Health.

Sale of current municipal building funds new offices

As work on King Township’s new municipal office building progresses, council has set in motion the plan to sell the current property off of Banner Lane in King City.

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