Town of Milton News

Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2016

News Release - The Town of Milton, with consultant Watson and Associates, has completed a market analysis of Milton's downtown to determine the types of growth that can be accommodated from an economic perspective. The analysis provides key market information with regard to vacancy rates, turnover rates and a suitable range of uses to create a sustainable and vibrant downtown. The market analysis identifies realistic opportunities for downtown redevelopment and revitalization, and suggests how ...

Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2016

News Release - On June 27, Milton Town Council unanimously approved a new administrative structure for the Town to ensure the corporation is well-positioned to operate efficiently and keep pace with the needs of the growing community. The previous organizational structure had been in place with little change for the past 25 years. “This restructure is an important step to keep pace with the growth of the Town, and ensure we continue to deliver programs and services in an efficient and ...

Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2016

News Release - The Town of Milton is progressing with the treatment, removal and replacement of trees infected by the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in urban Milton, as part of its multi-year strategy to proactively address this issue. The EAB has affected a majority of ash trees in the municipal tree inventory, and it is estimated that the EAB will destroy most of the ash trees in Milton in the next three to five years. The Town is taking a blended approach to the EAB. All ash trees on Town proper...

Posted Thursday, June 23, 2016

News Release - Milton Transit is partnering with the Milton Public Library for the eighth year to offer the Read and Ride program from July 2 to September 3, 2016. Children 14 years of age and younger can ride Milton Transit for free by showing their validated library card to the bus driver upon boarding any conventional service bus. The validated card allows them to ride free to the library and to any other destination in the community along a bus route. In 2015, over 700 cards were validat...

Posted Thursday, June 23, 2016

News Release - Work will begin on June 27 on Garden Lane roadway reconstruction and upgrades to Rotary Park, which will result in restrictions in how the park can be accessed during construction. This work will improve access to the park, add more parking spots and update some park features. During Phase 1 of the project, the Town of Milton's contractor (Royal Ready) will be reconstructing Garden Lane, starting on June 27 and ending on September 9. The road will be closed to vehicle traffic b...