Bylaw enforcement keeps Township staff busy

March 11, 2020   ·   0 Comments

Enforcing King’s bylaws keeps Township staffers busy from one end of the municipality to the other. A staff report highlighting activities in 2019 noted a high volume of inquiries, complaints and requests for services.

Councillor wants to combat illegal grow-ops

The proliferation of illegal marijuana grow-ops in King has councillors concerned. The situation is especially bad in the Holland Marsh area, and Ward 6 Councillor Avia Eek wants something done about it.

King’s TMP helps align local, regional network

King will soon have an updated Transportation Master Plan, but the decision didn’t come without a lot of debate and compromise. A strong contingent of residents, largely from the Snowball community, turned out to oppose certain recommendations in this guiding document that centred around the 17th Sideroad.

Efficiencies achieved through ServiceKing

King Township is running smoothly, thanks in no small part to ServiceKing. The ServiceKing program continues to provide “superior” customer service and “excellent” delivery of municipal services. Most businesses understand the inherent value and importance of customer service and that has been a key aspect of King’s internal operations.

Plans taking shape for new recreation centre

With construction set to begin in October of 2020, the designs for King’s new multi-purpose recreation complex have begun to solidify. The township wide Recreation ...

Sales office raises concerns among residents

The idea of a new home sales office in an upscale King community has caused some concern among residents. King council held a public meeting into bylaw amendment requests from Westview Star Equity Inc., to allow the model home as a sales and presentation office in King City.

King’s new Official Plan is a legacy document

“This is a legacy that this council will leave,” is how King Mayor Steve Pellegrini referred to the new, and long overdue, Official Plan. Councillors passed the comprehensive planning document Sept. 23, after a productive discussion and input from several residents. Councillors made some last-minute amendments to the plan, which included zoning changes to the core area in King City, limiting severances and placing a two-acre lot minimum in Kingscross.

Schomberg Community Hall benefits from funding

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.

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