Happy New Year Milton

Thank you to everyone who came out to the annual New Year Bell Ringing at Milton Town Hall last night.  Over 100 people braved the chill in the air to join Mayor Krantz, myself along with some other councillors to help ring in the new year. This tradition goes back to 1967 when Jim Dills…

Town of Milton Population Hits Six Digits

Town’s population hits six digits From Julia Le, Milton Canadian Champion Milton is ending the year with a bang.  With the population hitting the 100,000 mark by year’s end, according to Town planning estimates, the town is staying true to its ranking as Canada’s fastest growing community. Milton Acting CAO Bill Mann said the Town…

SNOW PLOWING INFORMATION

Ive had quite a few emails this morning as to when streets will be plowed and other snow information. Here are some links for SNOW http://www.milton.ca/en/live/resources/ … -roads.pdf This link is the target snow clearing timelines in town….which roads (arterial, collector, etc) get done first. http://www.milton.ca/en/live/snowremoval.asp This link is the main snow page on the…

There Was A Miracle On Main Street

Yesterday was the 4th annual Toy Drive in Milton put on by the Tiger Jeet Singh Foundation and supported in a large part by Troy Newton of Troy’s Diner.  As Ive said many times before, you dont have to be in Milton very long to know about Troy’s.  Great food, great service, amazing staff and…

Why Saturday Transit in Milton Can Wait

As many of you will read in the Milton Canadian Champion, Town Council recently approved (yet to be ratified) a property tax increase of 3.04% urban and 3.05% rural for 2013.  This budget included many needed capital and operating projects that will help improve the quality of life in town. I can speak to those…

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…

Milton Santa Claus Parade A Success

The weather was perfect.  Chilly but not too cold.  The sun was shining and the streets of downtown Milton were PACKED all along the parade route for the 2012 Santa Claus parade. The parade began with a fly over of planes that never ceases to amaze me how they can fly in such perfect formation…

Budget Time Is Coming

Its that time of year again. No, not Halloween…thats over.  Not Christmas time either.  Its 2013 BUDGET TIME. Now these words normally spread fear in the hearts and minds (and therefore changes the sleeping patterns) of elected officials but its a very important time of the year.  If youve been reading the local papers, other…

New Elementary School Breaks Ground in Ward 6

Board officially breaks ground on new Milton elementary school From the HDSB site Oct. 23, 2012 Rain didn’t dampen the spirits of officials and future students who gathered this afternoon to officially break ground on a new elementary school in Milton. It is currently referred to as Milton #7, located at 625 Suave St., near the intersection of Fourth Line…