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Signs help us find where we want to go, or even draw our attention to places we didn’t know we wanted to go. However, when the design and locations of signs are not carefully considered they can be ugly or, … Continue reading

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The Municipality of Kings along with the towns of Kentville, Wolfville and Berwick are considering how climate change may someday impact the way they operate. On Tuesday December 03, 2013 Kings County municipal council passed a motion amending the Integrated … 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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How a community responds to its own transportation needs directly influences the quality of life of its residents. Whether we are young or old, we all travel within and between our communities and each of us desires easy and safe … Continue reading

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This post is to provide the final report submitted by the Applied Geomatics Research Group. Note: Due to file size limits, the report has been broken down into the four scope topics. The AGRG report accompanies the maps previously posted regarding the Kings … Continue reading

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Ever wonder where houses, apartments or commercial buildings are being built in Kings County?  Well we wanted to know and have created these two animations showing the location and type of residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural development permits throughout Kings … Continue reading

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Our newest background paper has been released. The Information and Communitcations Technology (ICT) background report goes through some of the history of ICT in Kings County, the issues facing ICT infrastructure, and some of the world-wide trends in ICT. Click … Continue reading

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The Kings 2050 teams has produced this series of maps for communities within Kings County that illustrate current residential densities, vacant residential land and existing land uses. As a result of known data limitations we can’t guarantee the accuracy of all … Continue reading

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This 2012 Landcover & Agricultural District map was recently created comparing historical agricultural district boundaries with new, updated data compiled for the 2050 initiative by the Applied Geomatics Research Group (AGRG)/NSCC of Middleton, NS. Using a variety of sources including … Continue reading

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