Optimist Walk In The Park

Happy Fathers Day everyone!  I hope all the Dads, Grand Dad’s the Dad’s to be had a great time on Sunday. Speaking of Sunday, it was the first annual Optimist Club Walk in the Park in Milton and it was a great success.  Many people came out to enjoy the great weather and the fun…

Administration & Planning Standing Committee Meeting June 18 2012

This coming Monday night June 18th will be the Administration & Planning Standing Committee meeting at Town Hall starting 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, the Planning…

First Annual Indulge Event At Halton Region Museum

With the sun coming down on a very warm Sunday afternoon, hundreds of people went to the Halton Region Museum (after a long line up to Kelso Park) to attend the first annual INDULGE event in support of the Milton District Hospital Foundation. Those in attendance were able to sample food from dozens of local…

Another Source Of Cell Tower Information

Last night the Administration & Planning Standing Committee endorsed staff recommendation PD 026-12.  This was to modify the Town of Milton’s Telecommunication policy, while strongly urging telecommunication companies and Industry Canada to come to the table during discussions like the one we’ve had for the last 2 months and also to state opposition or what is…

Cell Tower In Milton? My Thoughts

Some questions have been raised on our local Hawthorne Villager forums…what does Mike think?  Here it is. As I had mentioned in the meeting at the Sports Centre last week, a report is coming from staff.  We don’t know what’s in that report and I will read it when it becomes available to not only…

Main Street Closure This Weekend

As I posted earlier last month, Main Street will be under construction for the next few years.  From time to time there will be a need to close the road over the weekend to allow some important work to be done.  THIS is one of those weekends.  The road closure will go from Ontario Street…

McHappy Day In Milton A Success

WOW!  Thats all I have to say.  Thank you to everyone who took part in the McHappy Day in Milton on May 2nd.  The McDonalds restaurant was packed from noon onwards.  I was privilegedto be a part of a wonderful event.  You might have seen me near the drive thru’s asking for your change and…

Are We Prepared?

Today I had the opportunity to take part in an exercise at the Region of Halton.  A number of elected officials were invited to take part in an emergency management overview and test our skills on how to handle a real emergency. Of course the emergency wasn’t real, but our reactions and skills were put…