Halton Region Announces 311 Service

Halton launches 311 service Halton Region is making it easier for residents to connect to programs and services. It has launched the 311 non-emergency service online, which allows residents to find, pay, register, report or request services from the Region, Halton Regional Police, or local municipalities. Residents can now either dial 311 or visit www.halton.ca/311 to access all eight Halton government partners (Regional and local municipal governments, Halton Regional Police…

Champion Editorial Comments on 3 Bag Limit

Unloading baggage We fully support Halton Region’s plan to reduce the bi-weekly number of garbage bags residents will be able to place curbside before a user-pay system kicks in. Next spring (April 1, 2013), residents will be provided with complimentary bag tags to affix to any garbage bags beyond their three-bag limit (currently residents enjoy a six-bag limit) they place at the curb on their regularly-scheduled waste collection day. Five…

Possible Cedar Head Road Closure Soon

From the Town of Milton website: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 11(3) of the Municipal Act, S.O. 2001, Chapter 25, as amended, that Council of the Town of Milton at its meeting to be held in Town Hall, 150 Mary Street, on September 24, 2012 beginning at 7:00 p.m. will consider the adoption of a bylaw(s) authorizing a temporary closure of Cedar Hedge Road between a point 160m…

Quick update on CKSS situation

Im just getting ready to head out to our council meeting tonight but I wanted to update those of you who have emailed or called me in the last few days regarding the situation on Louis St Laurent, the new high school and about 1,200 new students in town. Here’s an update on the new Craig Kielburger School situation in Ward 6.  As many of you know there have been…

Blue Bins With Lids? Could be coming soon.

Coming up at tomorrow’s Region of Halton Planning & Public Works meeting will be a report on the Blue Box Litter Containment Study.  As some might remember this past spring, there were a number of days that were very windy not only in ward 6 but everywhere in the town of Milton. During these windy days of spring, a number of people came home daily to piles of recycled waste…