Good News Bad News Day for Milton

If you’ve been following the news recently, yesterday was a bit of a roller coaster for Milton. Earlier in the day we found out that CN, despite its assertions to the contrary, must apply to the Canadian Transport Agency (CTA) for approval of their proposed intermodal in Milton. What does this mean? It means that…

Milton Has To Wait For University Campus … again

Markham chosen by the Province of Ontario for new York Campus while Milton continues to wait….yet again. Here is a press release from the Town of Milton today. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Town of Milton forges on with plans for a Laurier campus On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, Reza Moridi, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities…

Milton Education Village Getting Closer?

According to an article in The Toronto Star, it looks like the provincial government in Ontario is making headway to possibly choosing more than the 3 promised campuses for post secondary institutions. But the province no longer specifies it will fund precisely three such projects — despite the Liberals’ pledge for three new satellite campuses…

Town of Milton 2013 Budget Proposed at 4.1% Increase

This coming Monday December 10th Milton Town council will be debating the proposed budget for 2013.  This budget is a result of a number of budget call reports, meetings with staff and councillors and of course you the public.  You will remember earlier this year I held my Budget Input Sessions at Milton Sports Centre…

Public Open House Milton Education Village Sept 25th

Public Open House: Milton Education Village Secondary Plan A Public Open House relating to the Milton Education Village Secondary Plan Study will be held: Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 Location: Milton Sports Centre, Banquet Room (located closest to south entrance), 605 Santa Maria Blvd., Milton Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (A presentation will be given…

Town of Milton Seeks Input on Velodrome

In keeping with my committment to hearing from residents on important issues that we face, the Town of Milton is looking for your input on the possible velodrome proposal that is coming up for councils review later this month. This effort accomplishes two things.  One is to get the all important feedback from residents on…

City of Hamilton Was Never Back In It

As I stated in this blog  recently and in the Hamilton Spectator last week, the 2015 Pan Am Games committee has chosen Milton as the desired location for the velodrome.  The City of Hamilton couldnt get a deal finalized after being part of the process for a couple of years and didnt get the job…

Special Council Meeting RE Velodrome December 12 2011

Again for those who missed the special council meeting last night regarding the velodrome issue, please click the following link.  More details and comments to come.  If you have any questions or concerns please email me mike.cluett@milton.ca Town of Milton Special Council Meeting Velodrom December 12 2011      Here is the article from todays…

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…

Milton In The Race For Pan AM Velodrome

From The Hamilton Spectator ONLINE By Matthew Van Dongen Milton is racing to bid for the permanent Pan Am indoor cycling facility turned down by Hamilton council. The council for the booming town of about 90,000 decided Monday make a pitch for the controversial velodrome after receiving a letter from Pan Am officials last week…