News & Updates

A Note from Kings REMO: Wildfire Season Begins March 15
Friday, March 1, 2024
The Wildfire season in Nova Scotia runs from March 15 through to October 15. Nova Scotia saw its most devastating wildfire season on record in 2023. There were 220 wildfires in Nova
Scotia in 2023, and Kings County had a reported 16 wildfires burning 2.24 hectares.

Burn restrictions come into effect Monday, March 15. The Nova Scotia BurnSafe map (www.novascotia.ca/burnsafe) will be updated each day at 2 p.m. to show if burning is permitted that
day. Information is also available via phone at 1-855-564-2876. 


Multiple Departments Accepting Applications for Summer Positions
Friday, March 1, 2024

The Municipality of the County of Kings is accepting
applications for Summer Job Postings! Successful applicants will gain valuable
work experience in Engineering and Public Works, Recreation Services, Community
Development, or Environmental Services and Climate Resilience. Visit
www.countyofkings.ca/workhere
for job descriptions and application details. 



UARB Notice of Hearing: Matters No. M11548, M11549 and M11558
Friday, February 23, 2024
An application has been received from Aaron Ewer of Halyard Developments on behalf of SAG Developments Inc. to develop a vacant parcel of land that has frontage on both Steeple View Drive and Collins Road (PID 55037139), Port Williams. The proposal would permit a total of 127 residential units consisting of 3 apartment buildings having 33, 33 and 32 units each. A maximum height of 4 storeys is proposed. Additionally, 29 one-unit dwellings are proposed.

At its meeting on January 11th, 2024, Municipal Council gave the application Final consideration and approved the application. The decision of Council has been appealed to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board. The UARB’s Notice of Hearing can be found at http://tinyurl.com/UARBM11548 or https://nsuarb.novascotia.ca/ or by calling 902-424-4448. Please use the referencing Matters No. M11548, M11549 and M11558.

Please click title to view the Notice of Public Hearing.

For more information on the application and/or appeal, please visit: https://www.countyofkings.ca/engage/Application-Details?i=57&fbclid=IwAR0nNxVCv_hHwbwxY1l8RMhypM0SqHCAxhUW2nxB8N7wKAGiRJWO_zb1eFI



Now Accepting Applications for Summer Job Postings
Saturday, February 17, 2024
The Municipality of the County of Kings is accepting applications for Summer Job Postings! Visit www.countyofkings.ca/workhere for job descriptions and application details.

Municipality and Community Come Together to Celebrate African Heritage Month
Friday, February 2, 2024
Community members and leaders joined together for the 6th annual Municipality of the County of Kings African Heritage Month Launch event hosted in Council Chambers Feb. 1. Click the title above to learn more about the powerful messages shared at this important event.

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