Thanksgiving Stuff A Bus A HUGE Success

Release from the Town of Milton NEWS RELEASE October 16, 2012 Milton Transit’s Thanksgiving Stuff-a-Bus collects over 1,700 lbs of food donations Milton Transit held its Thanksgiving “Stuff-a-Bus” on Saturday, October 6, 2012 where over 1,700 lbs of food were collected, including some cash donations for the Salvation Army food bank in Milton. “On behalf…

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…

Cycling Event Donates $478,000 to Milton Velodrome

NEWS RELEASE – August 8, 2012 Cycling Event Proceeds of $478,000 Donated to Milton’s Velodrome  The Town of Milton is honoured to be the recipient of more than $478,000 for the Mattamy Cycling Centre – Home of Canadian Cycling. The funds have been raised from the eighth annual Tour de Bleu, Mattamy’s annual cycling fundraiser, to…

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…

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…

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…

Letters to Champion Regarding Council Pay Increase Approved

As it was recently reported in the Milton Canadian Champion (sorry the online version of the article isn’t up) Milton Town Council approved a salary increase.  You can find out some of the details here so I don’t have to rehash the whole argument.  It’s essentially like this.  Council approved a citizen’s based committee to…

Administration & Planning Standing Committee Meeting June 18 2012

This coming Monday night June 18th will be the Administration & Planning Standing Committee meeting at Town Hall starting 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, the Planning…

Milton Strawberry Fair June 23rd

Its that time of year again folks. The best combination is summer time and strawberries. On June 23rd will be the 32nd annual Strawberry Fair at the Milton Fairgrounds in support of the Milton District Hospital Auxiliary.   For more details you can visit this page.  Thousands of people attend every year for some strawberries and…

Another Source Of Cell Tower Information

Last night the Administration & Planning Standing Committee endorsed staff recommendation PD 026-12.  This was to modify the Town of Milton’s Telecommunication policy, while strongly urging telecommunication companies and Industry Canada to come to the table during discussions like the one we’ve had for the last 2 months and also to state opposition or what is…