On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, the Ministry of Education announced the approval for funding for the new Milton #3 Catholic Secondary School and there is presently a School Boundary Review underway to phase in the development of this secondary school.
On September 18, 2018, HCDSB acquired a parcel of raw development lands at the southeast corner of Louis St-Laurent and Kennedy Circle to accommodate the construction of the Board’s third Catholic secondary school in the Town of Milton. After purchasing the lands, the Board initiated the works required to prepare the lands to permit a secondary school.
On September 30, 2019, the Board submitted its 2019-20 Capital Priorities Submission to the Ministry of Education. The Milton #3 Catholic Secondary School (CSS) project was submitted as Priority #1.
On July 23, 2020, the Board was informed of its Capital Priorities allocation for the new Milton No.3 Catholic Secondary School to accommodate 1542 pupil places.
On July 29, 2020 the Ministry of Education announced approved funding for Milton #3 CES.
HCDSB is in dire need of a new secondary school to accommodate the current and projected student population growth in Milton.
Play-by-Play Site Preparation Updates
Site preparation for the Milton #3 CES is currently underway.
Check out the latest drone video (below) taken on July 27, 2020.
Recent Development Applications Submissions & Approvals
As part of the planning application review process, the Board resubmitted its development applications and to the Town of Milton and other development review authorities in the summer of 2019 to continue advancing the development process of the site.
After receiving additional comments from the Town and various other agencies, the Board made its third submission to the Town of Milton on March 24, 2019. This submission resulted in modifications to the overall layout of the new Milton #3 CSS school site, incorporating additional open spaces and room for future growth anticipated in the Town over the coming years. During this time, the Board has also been successful in advancing other development applications that will enable the Board to start site preparation works in anticipation of a Ministry approval for the school.
On June 15, 2020 the Board submitted the first Site Plan application to the Town of Milton which is currently under review.
The Town of Milton hosted a public meeting at Milton Town Hall on Monday, March 25, 2019. Community members were invited to attend this meeting to learn more about the planning applications our Board has submitted to the Town of Milton for a third Catholic secondary school in Milton. Next steps will include scheduling the Statutory Technical Public Meeting (date TBD).