Ward One Recount Confirms Original Result

Milton council recently approved a recount request for Milton Ward One results in the 2014 election. By a vote of 6-2 (Clr Malboeuf and I voted against) a recount was approved and to be held today. Earlier this morning the recount begun and after a few hours the results were released showing no change in…

Britannia Road Public Meeting December 14 2011

Last night was the third public information session held by the Region of Halton at the Boyne Community Centre. This is phase 3 of a phase plan that is working at finding out the best solution for Britannia Road to deal with the increased amount of traffic now and until 2021 and beyond. http://www.halton.ca/cms/one.aspx?portalId=8310&pageId=49605 This…

Gas Line Incident on Fourth Line

Ward One Councillor Sharon Barkely posted on the Hawthorne Villager last night information about a gas line being cut by accident in the 4th line area which affected a number of homes.  Work will continue in the area and at last note from our Milton Fire Department is Union Gas is working on reconnecting roughly…

Budget Input Session 2012

Last night was the first of hopefully many budget input sessions that myself, Rick Di Lorenzo, Zeeshan Hamid and Sharon Barkley put on for residents in wards 1, 6, 7 & 8.  We were also lucky enough to have fellow councillor Rick Malboeuf and Region Councillor Colin Best attend as well.  That’s 6 sets of…

Budget Input Session July 11 2011

Don’t forget to mark your calendar on July 11th starting at 7:00pm for the first of what I hope will be many informal 2012 budget input sessions. In addition to yours truly, the local councillors from Wards 1, 7, and 8 will be joining me in an informal budget input session for feedback from the community on a number…

Milton Canadian Champion Reports On Possible 4.41 % Increase

Here is the Champions take on the meeting last Monday. When the title says taxes could rise by 4.4%, it means that staff has assessed current services already provided combined with the MPI (Municipal Price Index) could result in a budget increase of 4.4% This total doesnt include new services that will be debated throughout…

Budget Input Session July 11th 7pm Milton Sports Centre

As I have mentioned many times in this blog, I feel its important that the community get involved in our budget process.  I cant begin to count the number of times during the last municipal election I heard from residents that they dont know whats going on and want to have a say. We as…

Hawthorne Village 2012 Budget Input Session

After consulting with Rick Di Lorenzo (Ward 7 Local Councillor) and Zeeshan Hamid (Ward 8 Local Councillor), and Sharon Barkley (Ward 1 Local Councillor) we’ve come up with a date where we want to hear from you.  Of course all other councillors in town are invited to join us but we wanted to have a focus…

More Construction Notices – Hydro One

The town of Milton received a notice from Hydro One about some upcoming constrcution to the transmission corridor along James Snow Parkway from Steeles to Main Street.  As you will read the construction will take a number of weeks with the goal of being finished by mid-May. Reisdents will see helicoptors flying around and there…

Even More Feedback on Milton Budget & Tax Levy

Continuing with some of the feedback I posted earlier last week, here is another letter to the editor of the Milton Canadian Champion in todays paper. A re-do needed on Town budget Dear Editor: Milton council appears to be out of touch with the reality of today’s economy. The country is in a recession, thousands of…