Strawberry Festival 2016

The 36th annual Starwberry Festival to support the Milton District Hospital Auxiliary was a total success. The weather was perfect and considering last years weather, we were due big time.  There were so many activities at the festival for kids of all ages and we also had some special guests in attendance including Canada’s Most…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Coldest Night of the Year in Milton

Over 220 walkers took part in this years Coldest Night of the Year walk in Milton. When it was done, Milton participants raised $45,000 to support Milton Transitional Housing. Thanks to all the walkers and those who donated to the cause.  Also many thanks to the volunteers who gave so much time in organizing an…

Oh The Weather Outside Is Frightful

Well maybe not frightful, but over the weekend we were reminded that winter is on its way with the light dusting of snow we received. I think with that its a good time to remind residents of Milton about the Town’s snow removal policies. Here is the link to the Town of Milton’s page that…

End of Daylight Savings Time This Weekend

The Town of Milton and the Milton Fire Department would like to remind you of some important information regarding the end of daylight savings time this weekend. NEWS RELEASE October 28, 2015 End of Daylight Savings Time prompts reminder to test smoke alarms and change batteries This year, Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November…