Milton Strawberry Festival 2014

This weekend at the Milton Fairgrounds is the 34th Annual Strawberry Festival in support of the Milton District Hospital Auxillary Great food as far as the eye can see and yes….STRAWBERRIES! It will be fun for the whole family.  I will be there at the opening on behalf of Mayor Krantz to kick the festival…

BUDGET TIME 2014

Its that time of year everyone.  You know what it is. Nope, not Christmas! Its BUDGET time in Milton and Halton! Dont get excited….Ive got you covered! Here is the link for the 2014 Halton Region Budget http://www.halton.ca/cms/one.aspx?portalId=8310&pageId=11033 The Halton Region will be voting on their budget on December 11th.  The proposed increase is 0.4%…

Steam Era Returns Labour Day Weekend

Many people think that the CNE getting ready to close down is the official sign of the end of summer.  For those of us in Milton, its the Steam Era! Starting this coming weekend is the 53rd edition of the Steam Era at Milton Fairgrounds.  According to the Steam Era website, their goal is “to…

Trails Master Plan Update

From the Town of Milton website: We are seeking some input on the direction of the development of our trails and bike paths in the Town of Milton.  In order to get as much information as possible, we want to hear from you.  Please read the following from the Town website and send your information…

Stuff A Bus Returns March 23rd

This JUST in.  No, really it just came in my town email.  I just finished up editing a previous post and I thought I’d share this bit of news.  Seeing how Metro is in ward 6 I thought you should know.  If youre outside ward 6….well come on out as well 🙂 March 20, 2013…

Halton Region Update: Garbage Tags

Recently, the Region of Halton had approved a 3 bag limit for Halton residents for bi-weekly pickup.  Combined with changes to the Blue Box program, a 3 bag limit will encourage Halton residents to put less waste in our landfill and increase the amount of waste we recycle.  At the last Planning & Public works,…

New Blue Boxes Coming to Halton

From the Region of Halton website: Halton Region Offers Larger Blue Boxes Starting in March Release Date: Mar 4, 2013 Boxes will help residents recycle new Blue Box materials accepted as of April 1, 2013 Monday, April 1, 2013 will mark the start of new changes to Halton Region’s waste collection program, including larger Blue…

Halton Region News: OMB Hearings Adjourned

This is actually good news for Derry Green business park.  It gives the Region and the developers time to come to an agreement to move forward with the future corporate business park and a new survey called Boyne in Milton.  I have said many times that business growth is our biggest challenge for Milton and…

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…