The 2023 budget positions Milton to invest in the community and organization, while having immediate and future community impact. Using the areas of focus within the Council Staff Work Plan, the following 2023 highlights demonstrate investment in our community.

Community attractiveness and competitiveness

Improve Milton’s attractiveness for prospective talent and investment:

  • Parks redevelopment and enhancements (Baldwin Park, Chris Hadfield)
  • Recreation Master Plan update
  • Parks development (Walker Neighbourhood Park, District Park West in Boyne)
  • Facility improvements (John Tonelli, Milton Sports Centre, Mattamy National Cycling Centre, FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton)
  • Climate change and mitigation initiatives (conversion of transit bus from diesel to electric)
  • Road safety (automated speed enforcement, green pavement markings)
  • Transportation and roads (asphalt overlay and surface treatment programs, transportation master plan update)

Planning for growth

Plan and build our community to accommodate growth, while managing new service and infrastructure demands and balancing taxpayer affordability:

  • Enhancing fire services
  • Transportation and road network reconstruction and expansion
  • Expansion of transit service
  • Transportation Master Plan update
  • Transit Service Delivery Review and Master Plan
  • Condition assessment studies (Facility Roof Assessment, Guiderails, Retaining Walls, Roads, Bridges, Streetlights)

Increasing revenue potential

  • Audio/Visual cabling at the Milton Education Village Innovation Centre to ensure facility rental space remains attractive and usable

Service innovation

Deliver services that address increased expectations and service requests, and manage the need for new investment:

  • Technology Strategic Plan