Monthly Archives: May 2012

As part of the Kings 2050 visioning process, the Kings 2050 team has been going out into the community to talk with a variety of people and groups.  One crucial group to consult with is our youth.  On Tuesday May … Continue reading

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The Applied Geomatics Research Group (AGRG) / NSCC of Middleton, NS have been quite busy conducting GIS (Geographic Information Systems) analysis across a broad scope of issues as part of the Kings 2050 Project. This work will be influential on … Continue reading

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Kings County is blessed with many heritage structures, historical societies and museums. The Built Heritage and Culture Background Paper  explores our rich culture, as well as the resources available in Kings County.  

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The Municipality of the County of Kings was lucky to have a second year COGS student complete a Transportation Demand Management (TDM) project for the New Minas area. In the project, Planning student Jeff Knott deals with an important real world issue that many of … Continue reading

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The Housing Background Paper is now available for viewing. This paper discusses jurisdictions, housing types and residential uses as we know them today, and explores some of the choices that will have to be made as we look towards the year … Continue reading

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On April 18th, 2012, Kings governance representatives including Wardens, Mayors, Councillors and Village commissioners got together to discuss their vision for Kings County.   In the spirit of cooperation, participants shared many valuable thoughts and insights that will help guide the … Continue reading

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We usually associate species-at-risk with exotic animals such as pandas, siberian tigers, and (in the worst-case outcome) dodo birds. But did you know that here in Kings County we have fifteen of our own species-at-risk? These are plant and animal species, or … Continue reading

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Background Paper 2, Demographics, Development Activity and Land Use does a good job of noting historic trends and identifies many of the challenges we will face with an aging population, declining birthrate and out-migration.  This paper will be updated as … Continue reading

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The first of the Background Papers are ready and should prove to be enlightening to everyone who is concerned about the future of Kings County. Papers will be released on a regular basis over the coming weeks.  Check in often to … Continue reading

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