Calling All Communities – From FCM Conference Saskatoon 2012

As per my video newsletter, I promised a link to the presentation and workshop put on by the FCM Conference in Saskatoon this past weekend. It provides some more information regarding cell towers and the need for more involvement with local municipalities and the telecommunication companies as we move forward. There will always be a…

Another Source Of Cell Tower Information

Last night the Administration & Planning Standing Committee endorsed staff recommendation PD 026-12.  This was to modify the Town of Milton’s Telecommunication policy, while strongly urging telecommunication companies and Industry Canada to come to the table during discussions like the one we’ve had for the last 2 months and also to state opposition or what is…

Staff Recommendation On Cell Tower? NO!

This post will be an evolving one through the day as I get more information.  The report on staffs recommendation to the Administration & Planning Standing Committee for May 14th, and in turn for Town Council’s review and vote has been released.  You can find the link here. http://www.milton.ca/MeetingDocuments/Council/agendas2012/rpts2012/PD-026-12%20AJ%20Telecom%20Towers.pdf Large File Warning!  Its 43 pages…

Report on Cell Tower Expected Soon

Looking at the upcoming reports listed on the Town of Milton website recently shows that there is a report on the Bell cell tower proposal at New Life Church is expected to be presented to the members of the Administration & Planning standing committee (of which I am a voting member) on May 14th. There has…

Cell Tower Information Session

I had the opportunity to attend the public open house held by Altus Group this past Thursday to discuss the proposal for a new cell tower located at the New Life Church at Thompson Road & Clark Blvd. The room was packed with a number of people overflowing into the hallway and near the entrance…

Cell Tower Open House Coming Up This Thursday

This is just a reminder that the Altus Group will be holding a public information session / open house this Thursday April 12th at 7pm in Milton Leisure Centre. As viewers of this blog will know, there is a lot of discussion amongst local residents about this ranging from outright opposition to people accepting it…

UPDATE Bell Cell Tower Proposal

Here is some more updated information on the proposed Bell cell tower I posted about recently. The information letters have been circulated to the residents in the immediate area but I wanted to post it here so that everyone who is interested in this can submit comments/questions and take part in a public meeting. From…

Input Needed For Proposed Bell Cell Tower In Milton

UPDATE:  Many thanks to Angela for getting a hold of me with updated information as she wanted to ensure that the public is getting the information correctly….so thanks Angela 🙂 An application has been made by Altus Group Limited (on behalf of Bell Canada) to install a cell tower in Milton in front of New…