Town of Milton News

Posted Tuesday, May 03, 2016

News Release - At its meeting on April 25, 2016, Milton Council approved a staff report (COMS-008-16) for the 2016 guidelines for the Milton Community Fund, making a total of $250,000 available for this year. The Town of Milton is now accepting grant applications until June 13, 2016. Not-for-profit organizations and groups, whose programs and services are aligned with the Town of Milton's strategic action plan “Destiny Milton 3,” are eligible to apply for funding. The Milton Commu...

Posted Tuesday, April 26, 2016

News Release - The Milton Fire Department is asking residents to take note of Emergency Preparedness Week, which is taking place this year from May 1 to 7. This annual national event is coordinated by Public Safety Canada, in close collaboration with the provinces and territories and partners. This year, the theme is: Plan. Prepare. Be Aware. It is meant to help Canadians take action to protect themselves and their families during emergencies. During this week, Canadians are encouraged to ta...

Posted Tuesday, April 12, 2016

News Release - The Mattamy National Cycling Centre was recognized with two awards at the Milton Council meeting on Monday, April 11, 2016. The 2016 Parks and Recreation Ontario Award of Excellence in Design credited the Centre for demonstrating high standards of planning, design, community involvement, operation and maintenance, quality of aesthetics, usability, accessibility and versatility. The Centre also received an award from the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers Hamilton Halton...

Posted Tuesday, April 12, 2016

News Release - The Town of Milton is pleased to work with a number of partners to plant 12,800 new tree seedlings in two locations in Milton, through Ontario's 50 Million Trees Program. Trees Ontario will contribute approximately half of the costs for the trees, and the rest of the costs will be absorbed by Mattamy Homes Ltd, resulting in no cost to the Town. A non-profit group, the Field and Stream Rescue Team, will prepare the areas for tree planting by cleaning up the winter debris as an i...

Posted Tuesday, April 12, 2016

News Release - The Town of Milton and Conservation Halton are pleased to accept the Certificate of Merit for Service to the Environment from the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA), for the development of an environmental “Restoration Framework.” The award was jointly accepted by representatives of both organizations at the OALA's Annual General Meeting on April 1, 2016, and was presented to Town of Milton Council on April 11, 2016. The framework will result in ...