Milton Town Council Meeting July 16, 2012

The next meeting of Milton Town Council is on Monday July 16, 2012 starting at 7pm at Milton Town Hall. The governing body of the Town of Milton is Town Council, consisting of the Mayor and 10 Councillors who represent Milton’s eight wards.  Milton residents elect members of Council for a four-year term of office.  You can…

Happy Canada Day Milton

Thank you to everyone who came out to the annual Veterans Breakfast at Victoria Park this year.  Every year the Knights of Columbus hosts a pancake breakfast in honour of our veterans.  Its not just on Remembrance Day that we honour those who have fought for our country, those who returned and those who didnt, and…

McHappy Day In Milton A Success

WOW!  Thats all I have to say.  Thank you to everyone who took part in the McHappy Day in Milton on May 2nd.  The McDonalds restaurant was packed from noon onwards.  I was privilegedto be a part of a wonderful event.  You might have seen me near the drive thru’s asking for your change and…

MOCKTAIL Competition May 12th at Milton Mall

A number of my councillor collegues have entered into a MOCKTAIL Competition on Saturday May 12th, 2012 at the Milton Mall. Yours truly along with Mayor Gord Krantz, Councillors Zeeshan Hamid, Rick Di Lorenzo, Greg Nelson, Colin Best and Cindy Lunau will be providing our best mocktails for your sampling pleasure and you end up voting for…

McHappy Day May 2nd

Last year I had the privilege of taking part in McHappy Day at McDonalds here in Milton.  Radio personality Scott Fox and myself attended at the drive thru to help raise money for MDHF and Ronald McDonald Houses in the area. This year I am pleased to be a part of the team once again. …

Heres What Your Councillors Earn

Here is an article from the online version of the Champion reporting on councillors salaries and professional development expenses (for conferences and meetings attended on behalf of the town) and where everyone ranks. As I mentioned in my blog a few days ago, I posted a brief outline of those expenses including mileage claimed by…

Changes to Parking Bylaw Coming

The Community Services Standing Committee proposed some changes to the parking bylaws that will affect Miltonians. Back in November, Ward 5 Councillor Arnold Huffman asked staff to prepare a report on the current parking bylaw to see if it would be valid to change it from the current 3hr maximum parking and change it to…

Year End Interview With Mayor Gord Krantz

Pan Am velodrome big issue going into new year Mayor hopes to see funding commitment for indoor cycling track From Christina Commisso, Milton Canadian Champion Mayor Gord Krantz says he has learned more about velodromes in the latter part of 2011 than in his whole life. That learning curve is expected to continue into this…

Citizens Committee To Decide Council Salaries

From The Milton Canadian Champion.  I’ll post more details and my comments later. Citizen-based compensation committee could be formed Committee would make recommendation about town council members’ salaries With the salaries of elected representatives being a sensitive topic for councillors and the public alike, the Town is hoping to de-politicize the issue with a citizen…

Council Eyeing Velodrome

From the Milton Canadian Champion By Christina Commisso Council eyeing velodrome The Pan Am Games velodrome has sparked the interest of Milton council. The velodrome, an indoor track for cycling, is the only major Pan Am sports venue that’s still without a home after the City of Hamilton decided to cap its funding for the…