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Apr 10, 2017
2017 Kings County Scholarship
Municipality of the County of Kings
Are you a grade 12 student looking to make some cash? Do you know a grade 12 student who would like to win $1000?

The Municipality of the County of Kings will be holding it's annual scholarship contest for grade 12 students. There will be one award of $1000 given out at the graduation ceremony for each of Kings County’s five high schools: Northeast Kings Education Centre, Central Kings, École Rose Des Vents, Horton High School, and West Kings District High School.

To apply:

The student will write a short essay (1000 words or less) that describes ways we can improve Tourism in Kings County. The essay should include the following:

• What are your favorite places or events in Kings County and why?
• Why is Tourism important to Kings County?
• How can we better market our assets here in Kings County?

Criteria for Selection: Submissions will be graded on creativity and innovation, spelling, and grammar. The judging panel will consist of a team of Municipal Councillors and Staff.

Essays should be electronically submitted to: Melissa Morrison, Executive Coordinator, mmorrison@countyofkings.ca no later than May 19, 2017. Submissions should include student’s name, mailing address, and high school on the cover. Student must be resident of Kings County

Apr 10, 2017
Public Meeting - Proposed Capital Area Rate For Hants Border Residents
Municipality of the County of Kings
There was an error in our advertisement in the Advertiser today, April 10th. Below is the correct information.

PUBLIC MEETING

PROPOSED CAPITAL AREA RATE FOR HANTS BORDER RESIDENTS

A PUBLIC MEETING will be held on TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Hants Border Community Hall located at 13893 Highway #1. The meeting is being held to provide an opportunity for Municipal Council, Senior Management and Residents to discuss a proposed area rate in support of capital needs of The Hantsport Fire Department in providing fire protection services to the Hants Border Region. The aim is to discuss any concerns, review the proposed rate and seek approval to implement which will be determined through a vote by those present. The proposed rate would be 0.0445/$100 tax assessment.

Any interested persons who wish to speak on the matter are invited to attend and make their opinions known. Written submissions may be directed to Shawn West, Manager, Finance and IT Services, Municipality of the County of Kings, PO Box 100, Kentville, NS B4N 3W3 or by e-mail at swest@countyofkings.ca.

Apr 06, 2017
Join the Conversation - Consultation #2
Municipality of the County of Kings
Council has started the consultation process for the ne Municipal Complex from scratch and they want YOUR input.

We had a great turnout at our first consultation and we are looking forward to #2.

This consultation will focus on sustainability, co-location, and prioritizing the location criteria we heard at the last meeting.

You can join the conversation in person: April 12th, 2017 at 6:30pm at the Waterville Fire Hall or online using PlaceSpeak until 4pm, April 13th.

For more information or to check out PlaceSpeak click the "connect now" button at the top right of our home page: www.countyofkings.ca

Mar 24, 2017
Expressions of Interest
Municipality of the County of Kings
Expressions of interest are being sought from potential partners who want to co-locate in the Municipal administration building to be constructed in Kings County.

Specifically, we are:
• Seeking interested partners who will add value to a public building or facilities complex that serves the interests of the people of Kings County
• The administration offices will occupy approximately 20,000 square feet of usable area
• Time is short:
All negotiations must conclude by June 30, 2017 in order to enable an October 2018 occupancy date for the administration offices portion of the build.


All interested parties are requested to submit their expression of interest, in writing, directly to CAO, Rick Ramsay at: rramsay@countyofkings.ca no later than noon, APRIL 19, 2017.

Mayor Peter Muttart


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Upcoming Meeting Schedule
PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 7:00pm
The meeting is being held to provide an opportunity for Municipal Council, Senior Management and Residents to discuss a proposed area rate in support of capital needs of The Hantsport Fire Department in providing fire protection services to the Hants Border Region. The aim is to discuss any concerns, review the proposed ate and seek approval to implement which will be determined through a vote by those present. The proposed rate would be 0.445/$100 tax assessment.
Hants Border Community Hall - 13893 Highway #1

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 10:00 am
Operating Budget Deliberations
Council Chambers, Municipal Complex
87 Cornwallis Street, Kentville

PUBLIC HEARING
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 6:00 pm
Council Chambers, Municipal Complex
87 Cornwallis Street, Kentville

MUNICIPAL COUNCIL
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 6:00 pm
Council Chambers, Municipal Complex
87 Cornwallis Street, Kentville