Road Closure Tremaine to Dymott Avenue

Attention residents in Ward 8.

From the Region of Halton Website

Starting in February 2013, Halton Region will be installing a 400 mm watermain on Tremaine Road from Britannia Road to Dymott Avenue. The new watermain will ensure the safe delivery of water to existing and new communities in the Town of Milton.

To complete this infrastructure improvement safely and efficiently, Tremaine Road will be closed from Britannia Road to Dymott Avenue starting February 25, 2013. During the closure, northbound and southbound traffic will be redirected to Bronte Street. Local access will be maintained at all times for residents of Tremaine Road who live within the limits of the road closure. The planned reopening date is April 20, 2013.

Road closures are only undertaken when absolutely necessary to ensure the safety of motorists and construction workers. The watermain construction will be completed as quickly as possible to lessen the inconvenience to local residents and commuters.
The watermain construction work will be completed by Tedescon Infrastructure Ltd. and is expected to be finished by May 2013. Project updates can be found at www.halton.ca/construction.

Utilities such as Union Gas, Hydro and Bell Canada have already started to locate and mark out their existing infrastructure to prepare for this construction. Please do not remove these marker stakes or paint markings until the project is finished.

Project-related Information and Recommendations:

  • Truck Traffic – At times you will notice increased truck traffic in the construction area.  Please be aware and use extra caution while driving.
  • Noise and Vibration – You may experience some noise and slight vibration due to the work being done. As a precaution, we recommend that you remove small, light objects from shelving and walls. Any noise from the construction will be scheduled in accordance with local noise by-laws.

This project is part of Building a Better Halton, the Region’s infrastructure construction plan for roads, water, wastewater, and waste management projects across Halton Region. For more information on these projects or the Building a Better Halton plan, visit our website at www.halton.ca/construction.

If you have any questions, need more information or have any special accommodation or accessibility needs, please contact me by dialing 311 or 905-825-6000, extension 7141 or by sending an email to chris.ewen@halton.ca

Thank you for your patience and cooperation as this work gets underway.

MCRC Trivia Night Sat March 2nd 2013

SAVE THE DATE!

Every year Milton Community Resource Centre (MCRC) holds its annual trivia night and every year it gets bigger and bigger.  Last year we sold out tickets very fast so if you want to go send me an email mike@mikecluett.ca to book your spot.

One of the committee’s I sit on through my town council duties is the Board of Directors for MCRC.  When I first moved to Milton, I had personally experienced the MCRC program with my son Anthony and was very impressed.  They do wonderful work for the children of our community so its a great program to support.  MCRC is also a Milton United Way supported organization.

From the MCRC Website:

Milton Community Resource Centre (MCRC) is a Not–for-profit, multi-service organization that provides services to children and families of Milton and the surrounding communities. Through our Ontario Early Years Centre and our Family Resource programs we provide early learning programs for children, their parents and caregivers at minimal or no cost to participants. MCRC’s parent resource library offers a variety resources and workshops including access to our parent educators. Through our Licensed Child Care programs, MCRC provides quality early learning and care at an affordable cost and subsidy is available for eligible families. Collaboratively with Halton Region Children Services, MCRC operates The Halton Resource Connection, which provides training, support and resources to individuals and organizations working with children and youth.

Tickets are on sale now at the reception desk at 410 Bronte Street South – $20 per person or $150 per table of 8.

Dont you dare miss this!  Its always a blast.  Stay tuned to my Twitter account for sample questions from last years event.

New Years Levee 2013

This year we continued our tradition of members of town council “serving” the public…literally.

Every year on January 1st Mayor Gord Krantz and members of town council host a levee, a meet and greet of sorts, for members of the public.  This has been a tradition for many years but since 2010 its had a bit of a change.  In the past, members of the Milton Historical Society have handled the event, from the coffee and snacks, to music and everything in between.  In 2010 members of council lead by Clr Cindy Lunau decided it would be fun if WE would take on those duties.

All the snacks and drinks were donated and arranged by members of council for the public.  So thanks to Tim Hortons (Steeles/Thompson Road) and LaRose Bakery for the coffee, tea and snacks.  I along with others took the time to serve drinks and greet residents as they came in to have a chat.  Thanks to Clr Colin Best and management of town staff, we had a display in the Milton Room of town hall to show residents the many projects underway in Milton which was a big hit.

Many thanks to everyone who came out this year to share in the holiday cheer, have some coffee and chat about important issues in town.  This is one of my favourite parts of the job and I know the other members of council feel the same way.

So on behalf of the Mayor and Town Council, thank you to all who came out New Years Day and the night before for the annual bell ringing as well.  We wish you nothing but the best for the upcoming year!  HAPPY NEW YEAR MILTON!