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!!  

Looking for something to do New Years 2015 in Milton

Plans for New Years Eve in Milton?  If you don’t, why not head down to Milton Town Hall and ring in the new year….literally! Here is some of the action from 2011.  You, your friends and family can come down and help ring the big bell to launch into 2015.  All the fun starts at…

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…

Happy New Year Milton

Thank you to everyone who came out to the annual New Year Bell Ringing at Milton Town Hall last night.  Over 100 people braved the chill in the air to join Mayor Krantz, myself along with some other councillors to help ring in the new year. This tradition goes back to 1967 when Jim Dills…

Official Opening of Craig Kielburger High School

It was more like a rock concert than an opening!  All the students of CKSS were in the gymnasium of their new school to celebrate in the opening of Milton’s newest high school. The CKSS Spartan’s squad lead us with some great music and dancing.  There was singing by the glee club followed by student…

AMO Coverage in Milton Champion

Milton politicians stress need for more schools at AMO – Key concerns discussed at provincial conference Julia Le – Milton Canadian Champion:  A need for more schools was among the key concerns Mayor Gord Krantz and eight councillors raised last week during the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference. Krantz, councillors Sharon Barkley, Arnold Huffman,…

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…

Boyne Survey Moves Forward

With the approval of the Boyne Survey financial agreements, we are moving closer to adding another estimated 50,000 new people to the town of Milton.  I have some concerns about the estimated total however.  Municipalities have been burned in the past underestimating the number of people projected for each area, which can lead to under…

Council To Lobby For Schools In Milton at AMO Conference

Milton politicians to fight for education dollars at AMO conference Mayor Gord Krantz and eight councillors will be lobbying provincial ministers to invest in Milton’s education at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference next month in Ottawa. On the heels of a unanimously-passed motion last month that calls on the provincial government to…

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…