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Web News - October 2nd, 2018
October 02, 2018

Council met for its final regular session with a number of reports of interest, shown below. If you would like further information on any of these topics, please contact Cindy at cindy@in.on.ca.

Woodbine Mohawk Park

Staff Report ES-011-18 - Jessica Buckley, President Woodbine Mohawk Park, Garth Essery, Vice President, Property Development and Andy LaCroix & Craig Betts, Ontario Gaming West GTA Limited Partnership presented the Woodbine Mohawk Park Concept Master Plan with respect to the proposed future development of the Mohawk Park facility. Council unanimously endorsed the presentation and report.

Notices of Motions:

  • Milton Hospice – Council unanimously approved Clr. Best’s Notice of Motion directing staff to work with the Townsend Foundation of establish potential location for a Residential Hospice in Milton,
  • Event Signs – Council approved Clr. Lunau’s Notice of Motion to permit town affiliated groups to advertise community events with signs in town road allowances for up to one week prior to the event.
  • Reid Sideroad Quarry – Council unanimously approved Clr. Lunau’s Notice of Notion directing staff to send Letters of Objection regarding the Application for a license for a pit & quarry proposed in Campbellville. The Town will work with the Region, Conservation Halton and other agencies.

Reid Sideroad Quarry

Staff Report PD-50-18 - Council receive delegations: Greg Sweetnam from James Dick Construction, resident Alan Werstuck, and George Minakakis from ACTION (Association of Citizens In Our Nassagaweya). Council approved the Report directing staff to send a Letter of Objection based on lack of information and to evaluate the application through the JART (Joint Agency Review Team), the Region of Halton and Conservation Halton reporting back to Council with the findings.

2018 Fall Forestry Update Report

ENG-020-18 - Council endorsed this report which highlighted works completed over the year and future forestry management. Pending budget approvals, there will be considerable resources dedicated to removing dead trees on rural roadsides and brushing at intersections. Section 1 (north Nassagaweya): 1752 trees in 2019; Section 2 (South Nassagaweya): 965 trees in 2020.
(email cindy@in.on.ca for specific section maps)

Sherwood Community Centre

Staff Report Milestone 001-001-18 - The project is on currently on schedule and within the approved budget with a scheduled opening in late summer 2019. Located on the north side of Main Street West, east of Tremaine Road. It will feature a flexible, multi-use design to accommodate an assortment of activities for people of all ages and abilities. It will include a twin pad arena, aquatic pools (25-metre and leisure/therapeutic), active living studio, multi-purpose space and a branch library. www.milton.ca/sherwood.

Milton Education Village

Staff Report PD-042-18 - Council endorsed the conceptual land use plan and policy framework for the Milton Education Village (MEV) lands, located south of Derry Road, west of Tremaine Road and north of Britannia Road, adjacent to the Niagara Escarpment. Wilfrid Laurier University representatives attended the meeting to provide Council with a brief presentation and reaffirm their continued partnership. The MEV is being planned as a complete community – homes, business, commerce, shopping, recreation, learning and other amenities. Classes are already being offered through the Milton Innovation Centre.

Read an article on this topic from Inside Halton.

Downtown Milton Civic Precinct Project

Staff Report ES-010-18 - Council endorsed this Project, identifying a Town-initiated revitalization project on Town-owned lands east of Brown Street, between Main Street and Mary Street. The project proposes a mixed-use development, which includes a public square and parking facilities. In January 2017, a series of policy and zoning changes were undertaken to encourage a downtown environment that supports businesses, encourages mixed residential uses, and promotes consistent pedestrian traffic with lively, interactive street fronts.

Meritor Lands

Staff Report ES-016-18 - Council approved the Report, directing staff to facilitate the proposed redevelopment of the “Meritor” (MSSC – Mitsubishi Steel) site as a mixed-use, high-density precinct. The 50 acres parcel at Steeles Avenue west of Martin Street is the former site of Meritor Suspension Systems, which closed in 2009. The mixed use would include housing and yield up to 1500 jobs in the employment areas. Access would be off Steeles Ave. This is just the first step. Plans would be subject to Public Consultation.

Read an article on this topic from Inside Halton.

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