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The Municipality is excited to release the updated and revised draft Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) to both Municipal Council and the Public for feedback. Please follow the link below to access a pdf copy of the MPS document text. All … Continue reading

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The Kings 2050 Results of Broad Based Consultation report compiles the input we received and highlights some common issues and ideas that we heard. We have feedback from a range of voices including Towns, Villages, individual citizens, community groups, developers, … Continue reading

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On April 17th 2013, over 70 participants from various organizations gathered in Kentville to discuss the potential for the Annapolis Valley Trail network. The presentations included lessons learned from a visit to the Great Allegheny Passage, and a story of a couple’s … Continue reading

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A forum on housing “Building Prosperous Caring Communities” was held at the Louis Millet Centre, New Minas, on May 14th and 15th 2013.  More than 110 people were registered and participated in the day–and-a-half of presentations and discussion.  The initial … Continue reading

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The Kings 2050 Scholarship is offered to graduating students from each of the five Kings County high schools. This year’s topic is Healthy Communities: What does a healthy Kings County community look like? For submission and entry details:

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The KINGS 2050 Agricultural Forum was a success! Over 80 farmers and members of the agricultural community along with Municipal and Provincial staff and local politicians participated.  Farmers used their knowledge and practical experience to provide direct input on strategic … Continue reading

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Kings County agricultural policy and regulation will be changing soon. The Kings County Federation of Agriculture and the Municipality of the County of Kings will be hosting the KINGS 2050 Agricultural Forum on Thursday, 28 February 2013 from 9:30 … Continue reading

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Kings County is seen as a centre for scientific research and advances in agricultural technology. Agriculture is an economic driver. It not only provides employment for those working on the farm as well as those working in related and value added industries; … Continue reading

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The pressures on Municipal Infrastructure are coming from a number of sources. Existing policies have not kept pace with balancing increasing service demands and the financial  limitations to maintain service levels over the long term. Aside from some “bottlenecks”, our infrastructure … Continue reading

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