Construction on Louis St Laurent Coming

The Region of Halton has notified the Town of Milton that construction of 750 mm watermain installation from Reg Road 25 (Bronte Rd) to Fourth Line along Louis St Laurent. The contractor is The Cannington Group and the expected start date was June 27th but will being very soon.  The expected completion date is December…

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…

Happy Canada Day Milton

Thank you to everyone who came out to the annual Veterans Breakfast at Victoria Park this year.  Every year the Knights of Columbus hosts a pancake breakfast in honour of our veterans.  Its not just on Remembrance Day that we honour those who have fought for our country, those who returned and those who didnt, and…

Milton Town Council Salary Increase

Last night Milton Town Council approved a citizens committee & staff recommendation to increase the salary of councillors by $5000 to be phased in over a three year period.  First third retroactive to Jan 1, 2012 and the other two thirds on Jan 1, 2013 and Jan 1, 2014. As Ive stated many times as…

Optimist Walk In The Park

Happy Fathers Day everyone!  I hope all the Dads, Grand Dad’s the Dad’s to be had a great time on Sunday. Speaking of Sunday, it was the first annual Optimist Club Walk in the Park in Milton and it was a great success.  Many people came out to enjoy the great weather and the fun…

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…

First Annual Indulge Event At Halton Region Museum

With the sun coming down on a very warm Sunday afternoon, hundreds of people went to the Halton Region Museum (after a long line up to Kelso Park) to attend the first annual INDULGE event in support of the Milton District Hospital Foundation. Those in attendance were able to sample food from dozens of local…

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…

Calling All Communities – From FCM Conference Saskatoon 2012

As per my video newsletter, I promised a link to the presentation and workshop put on by the FCM Conference in Saskatoon this past weekend. It provides some more information regarding cell towers and the need for more involvement with local municipalities and the telecommunication companies as we move forward. There will always be a…

Where are the splash pads?

Ive received a number of emails and inquiries from Milton residents to find out where their nearest splash pad is.  I posted about this last year but its a good time to post again with the forecast for this weekend to be very warm. These locations are a great way of cooling off on a…