Some Observations As Term of Council Ends

Last night we had our last Administration and Planning Committee meeting for this term of Milton Town Council. It’s been a pleasure to serve on that committee for the last four years along with the chair Colin Best. It did strike me as odd that with the election just over 30 days away that there were very…

Milton Strawberry Festival This Weekend

This weekend marks the first official weekend of the summer.  For Miltonians for many years this means Strawberry Festival! For 33 years running the Milton Hospital Auxiliary has been putting on this amazing event that never ceases to amaze.  Lots of fresh strawberries, ice cream, smoothies … you name it, its there. The festival is…

Milton Trails & Cycling Master Plan

Public Input Session: Trails and Cycling Master Plan Update The Town of Milton is developing an updated Trails and Cycling Master Plan. The revised plan will build upon the Town’s existing system of roads and trails, as well as consider those planned in and surrounding Milton. Members of the public are invited to review the project’s…

We Want Your Input Budget 2014

Its that time of year again.  No, not just getting the lawnmowers out and warming up the BBQ’s.  Its time to begin the process of providing input on the 2014 Town of Milton budget. As readers of this blog know, this is an important part of the process and I urge all residents to contact…

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…

Are you confused too?

As many regular readers of my blog and Twitter account will know, I have been doing a lot of talking about The Big Move and its plans, or lack thereof, for Halton.  Plans are currently underway for the province of Ontario to receive Metrolinx’s report in June that will recommend many different “revenue generating tools”,…

New Cell Tower Application

The town of Milton has received an application from Rogers for the installation of a 35 metre cell tower for the corner of Louis St Laurent and Thompson Road.  This location is going to be a Tim Hortons restaurant and the tower application is pending a public meeting and review by town staff. The proponents…

Metrolinx – Big Move or Big Sham?

Metrolinx releases its short list for “Reveune Tools”…and its not a pretty sight. As you have read here on my blog and in the newspapers for the last few months, Metrolinx has been traveling around the Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area (GTHA) or as I like to call it the Greater MILTON Area (GMA) asking…

Metrolinx Statistics Milton GO Station

Found this report online today and it had some very interesting statistics they’ve collected on who uses the GO Station in Milton, how many drive, bike, walk etc.  As you might have heard Metrolinx has started up what they call the BIG MOVE.  Its a plan for the next 25 years to look at options…