Saturday, January 23, 2021

Council News

A growing number of proposed residential developments in the municipality has reignited concern about the capacity of Meaford's wastewater treatment plant. The facility, located on Grant Avenue near Memorial Park, has a reported three-year average of operating at 75.8 percent capacity, however inspections have suggested that as much as half of the water treated at the plant is a result of high inflow and infiltration from rain and snow-melt. “We are treating a lot of rain water,” Meaford Treasurer Darcy Chapman...
The Municipality of Meaford has announced Courtney Allen as the new Chief of the Meaford Fire Department. Allen comes to Meaford from the City of Ottawa, where he was captain of two stations in the Kanata area and responsible for the volunteers within these composite stations. Allen has more than 17 years of experience in the Fire service, and has obtained the academic accreditation necessary to be a Fire Chief. He has a passion for Emergency Management, when he learned and...

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