Mayor Hal Parker
Mayor Hal grew up in North Wiltshire, attended Dalhousie University where he received a BSc and MBA. After his marriage to Della, they lived in Ebenezer until moving to North Milton in 2007. Hal got involved in Council in 2009 and became Chair in 2012. Hal is retired from working in the Provincial Treasury Department He is involved in politics, Rotary, is a great supporter of Milton Community Hall and enjoys attending Islander hockey games. Hal and Della have a grown son, Adam, and a handsome dog, Gibson.
Deputy Mayor Tamsyn Cosh-MacKenzie
Being part of the community council has been a part of Tamsyn’s life for close to 10 years, when she joined shortly after moving to North Milton. Tamsyn, her husband Charles, and son Alex, live on our family dairy farm on MacKenzie Road with an assortment of animals. Tamsyn grew up just down the road in the next community and enjoys the benefits of living in a rural community close to town.
Tamsyn’s background working in marine and watershed biology fuels her interest in our local environment and supporting our agricultural sectors. She is proud to be a member of our community and helping to keep it a wonderful place to live.
Councillor Andrew Frizzell
Councillor Phil Hooper
Philip Hooper is an accountant (CPA, retired) and life-long resident of Miltonvale Park. He retired as Comptroller at UPEI in 2012 and has served on the Municipal Council since 2014. He is a member of board of directors of Milton Community Hall and volunteers with several Masonic organizations. Philip enjoys golf, bridge, hiking and skiing. Philip and his wife Deborah have three adult children; Stephanie, Aaron and Michelle.
Councillor Spencer MacDonald
Spencer MacDonald grew up in Charlottetown and moved to Miltonvale Park in 2016. He is self-employed and has a business in the community. Spencer decided to run for council as he believes it is important for business owners in the community to have a voice. Spencer is in his late twenties and feels that there needs to be more interest from younger adults to join council. Spencer lives with his girlfriend Carolyn, their dog Sadie, and cat Oliver.
Councillor Lindsey Rhynes
Lindsey is a full-time sociology major at UPEI, who plans to continue her studies in the field of social work. Lindsey has volunteered with the Arthritis Society, the Cancer Society and at the QEH. She works part time at Maritime Beauty. Lindsey shares a house in Milton Station with her cat Finnegan, and her uncle. Lindsey was the Milton Community Hall Summer Manager in 2018 and 2019.
Councillor Paul Poole
Paul Poole and his wife Carolyn live in their home on the North York River Road. Paul has been employed in the heating industry for the past 32 years. Paul wanted to get involved with Council to contribute his common-sense approach to government and to give back to the community where he has lived his entire life. Paul was named the Miltonvale Park EMO chair and has already completed three Emergency Management Training courses this year. Paul is a certified Canada Safety Council motorcycle instructor, is active with the PEI Chapter of the Harley Owners Group and is looking forward to the upcoming motorcycle season.
The Council offices are located in the Milton Community Hall.
Phone: (902) 368-3090
Fax: (902) 368-1152
The mailing address is:
Rural Municipality of Miltonvale Park
7B New Glasgow Road – Rte 224
North Milton PE C1E 0S7
Shari MacDonald is the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). [email protected]
Normal office hours for the CAO are Tuesdays from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The office is open approximately twenty additional hours each week, by chance or appointment, but these hours vary, so please call the office to see if it is open.
The Development Officer, Sandy Foy, does not keep regular winter hours. From April to November he works on Mondays from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Call the office at (902) 368-3090 or email the CAO to arrange a convenient time to meet the development officer. The development officer’s email is [email protected].
As a municipality, Miltonvale Park is governed by the provincial Municipal Government Act.
Miltonvale Park has an Official Plan (2016, revised 2019) and Subdivision and By-law Regulations (2019) to regulate the development of the municipality. The development officer issues permits and approves subdivisions and changes of use for properties within the community. For more information, visit the planning section of the website.
Council meetings are usually held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Office at the Milton Community Hall; however, meetings are not usually held in December or during July and August.
Concerns which residents would like to be addressed at any meeting must be submitted in writing to the office one week before a meeting, to be placed on the agenda. Residents are encouraged to attend council meetings!
A public meeting is held each February to allow residents to provide input on the proposed budget.