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…

Region of Halton Is Prepared. Are YOU?

The following is a video from Halton Region Chair Gary Carr with some information on how to be prepared in case of an emergency.  Its a great video that includes video highlites of our recent session at the Region where we did a mock emergency test with your elected officials in charge.  THANKFULLY we’re not.

Halton Regional Council Raises Development Charges for Retail

After an almost marathon regional council meeting last week, Halton Region Council voted to increase the development charges for the next few years.  As you will read in this article, the DC bylaw is updated every 5 years to have development pay for the much needed services the region provides including among other things infrastructure,…

Regional Councillors Debate Development Charges

Here is an interesting article from Christina Commisso from the Champion. Councillors debate DC issue Corporate welfare or a tax grab? Regional council was divided yesterday on the issue of charging business owners a development charge (DC) to convert their space from a non-retail to a retail use. The issue was a sticking point for…