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Plans fitting together like a puzzle in development

May 16, 2018   ·   0 Comments

With the submission of the first draft plans of subdivision, the large-scale development near King City is progressing well. King councillors received details of several subdivision plans as part 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.

Seneca’s King campus receives sustainable emissions funding

Seneca College is set to be a leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Ontario. The King campus, along with Newmarket-Aurora MPP Chris Ballard, announced a $4.7-million government investment into geothermal retrofit funding for the campus’s Garriock Hall, the hub of the rural campus.

Former councillor Rupke passes away

The King community lost one of its long-time residents and former councillor. On Saturday, May 5, Jack Rupke unexpectedly passed away peacefully in his Holland ...

Candidates quick off the mark for municipal election

Several residents wasted no time in filing their papers for this fall’s municipal election. On the first day (May 1), four people registered. First out of the gate were Mayor Steve Pellegrini and Ward 6 Councillor Avia Eek.

Suspect sought after attempted bank robbery in King City

Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit are seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect following an armed robbery in King City. On Wednesday, ...

Township revamps rules prior to fall election

King Township will be enforcing some new rules governing the use of corporate resources during this year’s municipal election campaign. Staff reviewed the existing policies that were updated for the 2010 election. Staff noted the bulk of the policy remains unchanged, but certain parts were updated.

Locke to carry the Green Party banner in election

The Green Party will be represented in the June provincial election. Greg Locke, King resident, local businessman and environmental advocate, has been named the candidate in King-Vaughan.

Bylaw enforcement ramps it up in 2018

By monitoring trends and responding to complaints, King’s bylaw enforcement team is working diligently to clamp down on violators. The adoption of an up-to-date bylaw, known as the Sign Bylaw, will help staff with enforcement.

King’s political leaders provide bang for your buck

The salaries of civil servants and politicians often come under fire. But in King Township, residents are getting pretty good value for their tax dollars.

King’s MacLennan bringing pop-up playground to Toronto

As a two-time Olympic gold medalist, Rosie MacLennan understands the importance of staying active. Always the first to push for an active lifestyle in kids through diet and exercise initiatives, the King native is teaming up with SpringFree trampolines and Earth Day Canada to bring a pop-up adventure playground to Toronto on Sunday.

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