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Feb 20, 2015
Warden Brothers Kicks Off Business Tour Throughout Kings County
Municipality of the County of Kings
Yesterday, Warden Diana Brothers held a meeting with local business owners to hear ways that the County of Kings can improve the climate for business in the region. This initial meeting will begin a series which will see the Warden meet with 25-30 business owners to hear their insights.


Feb 12, 2015
DEADLINE EXTENDED! Calling Artists, Innovators, and Creative Thinkers! We’re Looking for Ideas!
Municipality of the County of Kings
Kings County’s Race Relations and Anti-Discrimination Committee (RRADC) is looking for your ideas to inform the development of a public art piece to demonstrate Kings County’s commitment to addressing racism and discrimination.
This work is part of the implementation of our Action Plan for Eliminating Racism and Discrimination in the Municipality of the County of Kings (http://goo.gl/D34I2I), and is funded with support from the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture & Heritage. The Action Plan is a strategic plan that was developed with the community and approved unanimously by Council in 2012. It lays out steps for building a welcoming, educated, engaged, and committed community in Kings County, where racism and discrimination are addressed.


Jan 25, 2015
DEADLINE EXTENDED! Calling Artists, Innovators, and Creative Thinkers! We’re Looking for Ideas!
Municipality of the County of Kings
Kings County’s Race Relations and Anti-Discrimination Committee (RRADC) is looking for your ideas to inform the development of a public art piece to demonstrate Kings County’s commitment to addressing racism and discrimination.
This work is part of the implementation of our Action Plan for Eliminating Racism and Discrimination in the Municipality of the County of Kings (http://goo.gl/D34I2I), and is funded with support from the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture & Heritage. The Action Plan is a strategic plan that was developed with the community and approved unanimously by Council in 2012. It lays out steps for building a welcoming, educated, engaged, and committed community in Kings County, where racism and discrimination are addressed.

Click the link above for more information.


Jan 21, 2015
KINGS COUNTY ACTIVE KIDS, HEALTHY KIDS FUNDS
Recreation Department
The Kings County Active Kids, Healthy Kids Committees have funds available to support physical activity initiatives that improve health through increasing physical activity levels of children and youth in Kings County. The fund is designed to support community projects and programs that enable youth and their families to lead physically active lifestyles. Over the years, Active Kids, Healthy Kids grants have supported a wide variety of programs and initiatives, ranging from archery to swimming and more.

If you have a program, or an idea for a program, this is your opportunity to get some funding support. To learn more about Active Kids, Healthy Kids or to get an application, please contact:
Western Kings County: Steve Raftery, 690-6153 or sraftery@county.kings.ns.ca
Eastern Kings County: Nichole Lutz, 690-6124 or nlutz@county.kings.ns.ca

The next deadline for applications is February 20, 2015.

The Kings County Active Kids, Healthy Kids Funds are cooperative projects of:
• Eastern Kings Memorial Health Foundation
• Kings County Community Health Boards
• Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness
• Recreation Departments within Kings County
• Western Kings Memorial Health Society


Jan 19, 2015
COUNTY OF KINGS AND TOWN OF BERWICK DEMONSTRATE COMMITMENT TO REGIONAL COOPERATION WITH JOINT POLICE SERVICES AGREEMENT
Municipality of the County of Kings
The Municipality of the County of Kings and the Town of Berwick have officially finalized an agreement to guarantee 24/7 police service throughout Kings County and the Town. This initiative began in 2011 as a pilot project and will now continue indefinitely.
The agreement, which ensures faster call response times and enhanced public safety for Berwick residents and surrounding areas was signed by Warden Diana Brothers and Mayor Don Clarke today at the Municipal Complex in Kentville. Inspector Christine MacNaughton of Kings RCMP and representatives of the Department of Justice and were also present.
The joint police services agreement allows both municipal units to use available resources in the most effective and efficient way possible. Warden Brothers was pleased that this finalized agreement shows that the pilot project was successful and that regional cooperation between the two units is alive and well. She said, “This approach has been proven several times over to be the most effective solution.” Mayor Clarke was pleased to once again be partnering with the County for the benefit of Berwick Residents. “The people of Berwick have a new policing model that ensures cost increases can be minimized without service reduction – this partnership ensures that.”
The agreement will now be forwarded to the Minister of Justice for approval.



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