Saturday, December 4, 2021

Council News

Meaford Council has voted in favour of continuing this year's paid parking pilot project at Memorial Park, and to expand the program to include David Johnston Park and the harbour. This month, municipal staff provided an update to council on the pilot project, which in 2021 generated roughly $15,000 in revenue. “Despite a late start to the pilot project due to the COVID restrictions in place in spring and early summer 2021, the paid parking pilot was generally successful at Memorial...
On Tuesday, November 9, MPP Bill Walker returned to the newly re-opened Meaford Public Library to meet again with Library Board Chair Mike Poetker, and the Chair of the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) local Grant Review Team, Sonja Glass. In 2019, the Municipality of Meaford received a $150,000 Capital grant from OTF to help with the library’s updated and fully accessible building at 11 Sykes Street. “It was a pleasure to have the opportunity to celebrate the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s...

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DND Gives TC Energy Green Light to Develop Pumped Storage Plant on Meaford Tank Range

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