Milton United Way 5K/10K Event October 6th 2013

The race is just over a month away and pledges are now open for the 2nd annual United Way 5K/10K run and 5K community walk on Oct 6th.  I’ll be participating this year so feel free to pledge your support here. Need some incentive? Meet Ronaldus Maximus of Milton United Way fame.  Notice the hair? …

Metrolinx Statistics Milton GO Station

Found this report online today and it had some very interesting statistics they’ve collected on who uses the GO Station in Milton, how many drive, bike, walk etc.  As you might have heard Metrolinx has started up what they call the BIG MOVE.  Its a plan for the next 25 years to look at options…

Construction on Louis St Laurent Coming

The Region of Halton has notified the Town of Milton that construction of 750 mm watermain installation from Reg Road 25 (Bronte Rd) to Fourth Line along Louis St Laurent. The contractor is The Cannington Group and the expected start date was June 27th but will being very soon.  The expected completion date is December…

Community Services Standing Committee June 11 2012

The next meeting of the Community Services Standing Committee is this coming Monday June 11, 2012 at Milton Town Hall beginning at 7pm. This Committee consists of five Councillors and the Mayor. Committee members review all reports, formulate policy and make recommendations to Council on matters over which Council has authority under the Municipal Act. These…

Potential CP Strike Will Affect Milton & GO Transit

This will be an updated blog post as more information comes forward on this issue. As you might have heard, CP might be going on strike midnight tonight which will cause some disruptions to transit riders who use the GO Train.  Here is what we have received so far from Milton Transit. Milton Council, GO…

Milton Good Neighbours Community Day May 5th 2012

Just a reminder that this coming Saturday is Milton Good Neighbours Community Day starting at 8AM sharp at Milton Town Hall.  There will be a breakfast for volunteers, you’ll receive your t-shirt and head off to your location. From the Milton Good Neighbours Community Day Website Looking to get involved? For twenty years, thousands of…

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…

Main Street Expansion To Be “Disruptive”

From Christina Commisso at the Milton Canadian Champion Main St. to close for construction. Motorists are advised to expect delays and lane restrictions as construction on the Main Street underpass begins. Graham Paine/Canadian Champion Milton drivers may be in for some traffic delays as the first two of five planned Main Street weekend closures get…

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…

Are We Prepared?

Today I had the opportunity to take part in an exercise at the Region of Halton.  A number of elected officials were invited to take part in an emergency management overview and test our skills on how to handle a real emergency. Of course the emergency wasn’t real, but our reactions and skills were put…