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CHATS Walk for Wellness supports seniors

April 4, 2018   ·   0 Comments

CHATS (Community & Home Assistance to Seniors) will be hosting its 9th annual Walk for Wellness, with a $25,000 goal to support the programs and services our senior community relies on to live independently.

‘Sunshine list’ grows to include 18 King Township staffers

King Township paid 18 of its staffers more than $100,000 each in 2017. That’s five more employees than the total in 2016. The top wage-earners pulled in a total of roughly $3.14 million. The salaries and taxable benefits of employees in the Ontario Public Service and the broader public sector who were paid $100,000 or more in 2017 were released last week.

NCC hopes to use new funds to acquire lands in King Township

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) welcomed the recent announcement in the federal 2018 budget that significant new funds will be earmarked to protect Canada’s ...

Fire destroys home in Nobleton, no major injuries

A home on Robinson Road in Nobleton was destroyed by a major fire on March 20. Although there were four people in the home at ...

Cohesive approach to large-scale development near King City

An innovative approach to large-scale development is taking shape near King City. King councillors received details of the King City North East Functional Servicing/Development Area Study (FSDAS), a comprehensive plan (template) to bring cohesiveness to a massive tract of land involving six property owners.

Town, Region, TRCA support New Oak Ridges Moraine park proposal

King Township is “ground zero” in the next phase of the battle to protect and preserve the Oak Ridges Moraine. This time, however, unlikely allies ...

Staff, public concerned about plan for 88 homes

A plan for 88 homes near King City drew concerns from both Township staff and residents. Bushland Heights Ltd. is looking for amendments to both the Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw to permit their plans for 88 detached homes, east of Jane Street and north of King Road. The applicant is looking for relief to increase residential density and reduce environmental buffer zones on the property.

No increase in King’s 2018 budget

King residents received a bit of a break on their residential tax bills, thanks to a zero increase in this year’s budget. King is the only municipality in York, and perhaps all of the GTA, to do this. King council approved the 2018 operating and capital budgets Monday, after staff worked diligently to whittle down a previously recommended 2% hike.

Majority of Magna lands in King up for sale

The bulk of the 100-acre parcel at the corner of King Road and Jane Street in King is up for sale. The parcel, purchased by Magna International to serve as its new headquarters, is being divided and sold.

Township sells strip mall property for $10.75 million

King Township has sold its current municipal office and strip plaza for almost $11 million. Councillors approved the deal Monday night. Zancor Homes (King Cort) Ltd. will pay $10.75 million for the property at 2075 King Road in King City.

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