Town of Milton News

Posted Thursday, July 24, 2014

News Release - At its meeting on July 21, 2014, Milton Council unanimously endorsed Wilfrid Laurier University's submission to the Ministry of Colleges, Training and Universities to develop a university campus in Milton, through staff report ES-021-14. The Town and Laurier have had a Memorandum of Understanding in place since 2008 with the intent of developing a 150-acre campus in Milton within the Milton Education Village. The submission is a response to a formal Request for Proposals (RFP) t...

Posted Friday, July 04, 2014

News release - The Town of Milton welcomes all members of the public to help kick off the one year countdown to the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games with a cycling-themed celebration on Saturday, July 12, 2014. The event takes place between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at Milton Community Park, just south of the Milton Sports Centre on Santa Maria Boulevard. Opening ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. with greetings from Mayor Gord Krantz and special guest Curt Harnett, Olympian, Canadian Sports Hall of Fa...

Posted Friday, June 27, 2014

News release - The Town of Milton invites all members of the community to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Milton Seniors' Activity Centre by attending a free event on Saturday, July 5, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Entertainment and activities include the Britles (Beatles cover band), Magic Dan - Optical Illusion Show, caricaturists, roaming buskers, a photo booth and a walk down memory lane. A free barbecue lunch will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., with cake cutting and greetings...

Posted Wednesday, June 18, 2014

News release - Milton residents can now pay their property taxes to the Town of Milton using a credit card online. The new service is available through Plastiq, an online third party payment service provider, which allows taxpayers to use their credit card of choice to make property tax payments more conveniently through their secure online system. A fee of 1.99% of the amount paid is charged by Plastiq for each transaction. This is an online payment option only. Credit card payments for prop...

Posted Tuesday, June 03, 2014

News release - The Town of Milton is taking a proactive approach to the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) insect problem that has infected a majority of Ash trees in the municipal tree inventory. It is estimated that EAB will destroy most of the Ash tree species in Milton in the next five to 15 years. Two solutions are currently available to remedy this problem. First, there have been some positive results in using a systemic insecticide (TreeAzin) on Ash trees to protect them from EAB infestation. The ...