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…

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…

2012 Milton Town Council Expenses

UPDATE March 25th In a report released today for this coming Monday’s council meeting, the 2012 salaries and expenditures have been released.  Click here for the detailed report. Here is a brief outline of the salaries / benefits / expenditures of each member of Milton Town Council. In case you are wondering why my salary…

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…

Watermain Construction Update Wards 7 and 8

I met with Halton Regional staff earlier this morning to get an update on the watermain development in ward 8 (Derry Road/Louis St Laurent – Tremaine Road to train tracks).  The watermain construction is complete and servicing to this area will be switched to the new watermain. The Region will be dropping off information to…

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…

St Patricks Day Weekend

Yes, its St Patricks Day Weekend.  Blarney stones, green beer and jigs will be the order of the day this coming Sunday.  Lots of fun to be had by all but we should also remember to enjoy the celebration and party responsibly. Here is an article from the Milton Canadian Champion about Halton Police’s plans…

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,…