Council Staff Work Plan Priority Area #1

Community Attractiveness & Competitiveness

We will improve Milton’s attractiveness for prospective talent and investment.


  • Secure a post-secondary college/university presence in Milton and increase education and youth opportunities
  • Provide innovative recreational facilities and programming
  • Provide quality and accessible parks and trails
  • Create attractive public spaces and programming to create vibrant gathering spaces
  • Develop programs and strategies to attract more professionals to the community
  • Increase available office space and housing choices
  • Develop a large-scale transit strategy in partnership with neighbouring municipalities, Halton Region, Government of Ontario and Metrolinx
  • Celebrate diversity and promote both inclusion and equity within the organization and community
  • Demonstrate leadership in sustainability
  • Increase community access to municipal programs, facilities and services according to public health directives
  • Attract quality retail outlets

2020-2023 Priorities