Monthly Archives: June 2009

Sustainable Halton – Need more answers …

I have several issues with this that I’ll summarize here quickly: First, this option 2c will be presented to the Council that has some changes (that may not be minor to everyone).  The Staff is recommending endorsement of this plan.  However, there has not been any public input for this plan.  They presented options 2a…

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Stealth tax – developer fees

It’s tempting to get excited about all the construction in town using developer fees.  It’s free money, right? Wrong! It’s a tax on new residents, or existing residents who choose to buy a new home in Milton again.  These residents pay for tax by paying a much higher price on a house than they otherwise…

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Milton Wiki

People often have same questions.  What is a good dentist?  Which doctors are taking patients?  What are good upgrades?  Who should I hire to build a deck? I’ve set up a wiki site for answers.  For those who do not know wikis, they are collaborative websites where anyone can edit the information.  Check it out….

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Neighbourhood Parks – Concepts Ready for Comment

Milton.ca has several concepts of Coates Neighbourhood Park and Harrison Neighbourhood Park.  The designs are also at display at the Milton Leisure Centre Lobby (1100 Main St. East) from June 15th to 19th.  Please take a look and give them  your comments.  More details are here.  The Harrison park will go in HVE, between Scott…

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Double the Stimulus Money, Double the Stimulus …

An update on the previous post (Re: Milton gets some stimulus money).  There was some confusion about the total amount of the money.  Turned out that the nearly $15 million cheque was from the federal government.  There’s an equivalent amount from the Provincial government.  That’s nearly $30 million. Yay!  Of course Milton needs to put…

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Milton Gets Some Stimulus Money …

I was honestly jealous that Mississauga got close to $100 million in Federal and Provincial stimulus money.  Fortunately, my jealousy did not have to last too long.  Milton today got almost $15 million for the Arts & Entertainment Centre, and for the expansion of the Milton Sports Club.  Lisa Raitt, Halton’s MP, mentioned that $6.7…

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Milton Sports Centre Expansion

Miltonions have access to a lot of indoor skating rinks, which is truly great.  Milton Sports Centre itself has two rinks.  My children use them and I am glad we have such a great facility so close to us. Milton Sports Centre is planning a future phase which will add two more ice rinks and…

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