CN Presentation to Halton Region Council May 27th 2015

The following is a clip from todays Halton Region council meeting where CN makes a presentation outlining its newly named “Milton Logistics Hub Project” aka Milton Intermodal. More details and comments to come.  I had posted a link to the Halton website earlier on Twitter and some have commented their browsers werent able to view…

Provincial Legislation Being Reviewed By Ontario Government

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION: Tuesday April 14th Milton Sports Centre Room #3 at 7pm! Recently the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing announced a province wide review of a number of pieces of legislation to be conducted over the next several months. These are just some of the laws that govern municipalities and how fast we…

2015 Bell Ringing at Milton Town Hall

It was a little chilly to say the least.  Canada’s Most Famous Hockey Dad Walter Gretzky along with Mayor Krantz and close to 50 others rang in the new year at Victoria Square in front of Milton Town Hall this past new years eve. Happy New Year Milton!!  

When the chips are down…

…Regional Councillor Tony Lambert left Milton high and dry. The following video is from yesterday’s Halton Regional Council meeting.  After a marathon 4 hour plus meeting an in camera report came up for a vote.  This report is a result of 3 years of discussion regarding ROPA 38, which is the Regional Official Plan Amendment…

Region of Halton Budget Highlights

Ive received a few emails from people asking when the Town of Milton budget documents will be ready.  As I’ve posted here before we are expecting those documents to be ready around the 26th of November for our review.  This will give councillors 14 days to review the budget, receive input from the public and…

Region of Halton Budget Available ONLINE

I thought I had posted the link before but apparently I did everything but in one of my last posts. You can find the Region of Halton budget for 2013 online at www.halton.ca/budget Its a large document with 570 pages to read through so as many have said to me, if you have a problem…

Budget Time Is Coming

Its that time of year again. No, not Halloween…thats over.  Not Christmas time either.  Its 2013 BUDGET TIME. Now these words normally spread fear in the hearts and minds (and therefore changes the sleeping patterns) of elected officials but its a very important time of the year.  If youve been reading the local papers, other…

AMO Update – Post Ottawa

Over the next couple of days, I will get a more detailed accounting of what Milton councillors did on our 3 day conference in Ottawa.  I promise 🙂 For those that don’t know, myself along with a number of Milton Councillors attended the annual Association of Municipalities of Ontario Conference in Ottawa.  This gives local…

2013 Budget Call Report – Possible 5.1% Increase

Milton 5.1% tax hike predicted From Milton Canadian Champion, Kim Arnott Milton property taxes could jump by as much as five per cent next year, as the Town grapples with issues that could put “unprecedented pressure” on both its capital and operating budgets. Along with inflationary pressures of more than three per cent, a staff report…

Saturday Transit Pilot Project On Hold…For Now

New bus routes on the way – But Saturday busing proposal rejected  Two new bus routes are coming to Milton, but Saturday is still not on the schedule. On Monday night, town councillors approved a series of recommendations establishing new parking regulations around the GO station and new bus routes in the Scott, Harrison and…