Mike Cluett Wins Local-Regional Councillor Seat

Official Results: MIKE CLUETT 3,391 (43%) Tony Lambert 1,799 (22.7%) Mian Abubaqr 1,681 (21.2%) Kristin Collver 1,026 (12.9%) Courtesy of Milton Canadian Champion – Julie Slack Milton resident Mike Cluett was handily elected Local and Regional Councillor for Wards 1, 6, 7 and 8 tonight. Cluett, who was first elected to town council’s Ward 6…

Statement from Mike Cluett Campaign

Friends,I was very disappointed to learn about the anonymous smear piece being distributed in Wards 1,6,7 & 8. Frankly, the residents of Milton deserve better.When I applied to fill the vacancy that was created when Tony Lambert was removed from council for violating The Municipal Act,http://www.insidehalton.com/news-story/4275588-milton-council-officially-ousts-lambert/ I did so because I believed I was in the…

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…

When the chips are down…

…Regional Councillor Tony Lambert left Milton high and dry. The following video is from yesterday’s Halton Regional Council meeting.  After a marathon 4 hour plus meeting an in camera report came up for a vote.  This report is a result of 3 years of discussion regarding ROPA 38, which is the Regional Official Plan Amendment…

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”,…

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…

Community Services Committee Meeting June 13 2011

The next meeting of the Community Services Standing Committee is this coming Monday June 13, 2011 at Milton Town Hall beginning 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.…

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…