Bill 181 Municipal Elections Modernization Act

Presentation to Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs Thursday May 5, 2016 From:  Mike Cluett Local & Regional Councillor Town of Milton / Halton Region Good afternoon and thank you for allowing me to speak on Bill 181, the Municipal Elections Modernization Act, 2016. I first off want to acknowledge that I am not speaking on behalf of the Town of Milton or Halton Region, but I am speaking…

Meetings Meetings Meetings

Good Thursday afternoon everyone.  Lots of meetings coming up that will be affecting residents in Wards 1, 6, 7 & 8 and its a lot to tweet so I thought this would be a good spot to post them all. First off Union Gas is going to be holding an open house to discuss the expansion of the Hamilton to Milton pipeline that will run across Milton. https://www.uniongas.com/HAMILTON-MILTON From the…

Austim Parents Head to Queens Park

Yesterday over 200 parents made their way to Queens Park with the intentions of making their voices heard.  And they did indeed. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-autism-program-1.3532775 When the province of Ontario outlined its 2016 budget, it announced funding of $333 M per year for a new Autism program.  That announcement was met with enthusiasm from thousands of parents who have children on the spectrum, political leaders like Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown and…

Downtown Milton Condo Proposal

Much has been talked about recently with the proposal for a condominium development in downtown Milton.  Recently the Town had held a Public Information Centre (PIC) to discuss it as well as get feedback directly from Milton residents. I, along with a number of town councillors, attended both sessions which had over 80 people come out both times.  The Milton Canadian Champion has done a good story on the development…

Milton Car Break-Ins

I have been a victim of this a few years ago. The best advice is to have all valuables hidden from view and better yet not in the vehicle at all. Make sure your windows are rolled up and all doors locked. This wont guarantee that you wont have your car broken into, but it will make it very difficult for thieves to take advantage of you. Make sure you…