King Township residents can help shape the future of the Highway 11 Corridor

November 15, 2023   ·   0 Comments

King Township has initiated a land-use study to guide future development of the Highway 11 Corridor, a unique area located in the Township’s northeast corner. ...

Fate of Community Hall being discussed

Changes are coming to the Nobleton Core, as part of the Nobleton Community Park Revitalization Strategy. Part of those changes require a decision on the ...

Residents asked preferences on future of Nobleton Community Hall

The public is encouraged to provide input on the future of the Nobleton Library. King councillors are anxious to move ahead on either relocating the building, or demolishing it, but they first want to solicit ideas as to what should be done with this building. Staff presented councillors with the redevelopment of the Nobleton Lions Community Park. Along with looking at neighboring properties, part of the proposal includes designating the library property as surplus. Staff want to move ahead on the project with design on key elements, and finalizing land negotiations.

Second Annual ‘Harvest Ontario Walk to Stop the 413’ Attracts Hundreds in King, Vaughan, Bolton, Brampton, and Caledon

The second annual Harvest Ontario Walk to Stop the 413 took place on Saturday under fair autumnal conditions and temperatures which elevated the spirit of participants. The event – organized by a coalition of environmental groups including Environmental Defence, The Wilderness Committee, EcoCaledon, Grandmothers Act to Save the Planet, Seniors for Climate Action Now, Climate Action King, and Concerned Citizens of King Township – was comprised of four walks as well as a bike ride through bucolic sections of Caledon, Brampton, Vaughan, King, and Bolton that will be decimated by the 413.

Loss of development charges costing York Region $35.1 million and counting

York Regional Council received a mid-year financial progress report providing an update on progress to date on expenditures and objectives outlined in the 2023 Regional ...

Yalla Casablanca: Journey to Morocco at this year’s Sip & Savour

In the heart of our community, a remarkable evening is just around the corner. The King Township Food Bank’s annual Sip & Savour fundraiser is ...

Review of King’s OP is under way

The improved “Our King” Official Plan is being reviewed by Township staff. The review of this guiding document will help ensure King balances its growth with preserving its characteristics. Staff created an introductory discussion paper outlining some key issues.

Final draft Village Urban Design Guidelines

A multi-year effort has resulted in King’s draft Village Urban Design Guidelines. Councillors were presented with the final draft Monday night, but comments and input is still being accepted by staff until Oct. 13. The guidelines include a series of design criteria and graphics that outline the design features and elements that will shape development in King and its villages.

Main Street’s revitalization a success

Visitors to Schomberg’s Main Street have more than doubled in recent years, boosting the local economy. Part of the success behind the trend is the Main Street Revitalization Strategy and the work of Economic Development department staff. Staff reported on the success story to council recently, noting Economic Development successfully leveraged grant funding from Rural Economic

Councillor wants ‘heritage district’ for Schomberg

King will look into developing a “Heritage Conservation District Plan” for Schomberg. Councillor Mary Asselstine presented the motion at council Monday night and members of the public were largely in favour of the move.

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