Friday, February 26, 2021

Council News

As required by the Municipal Act, the annual statement of remuneration for Meaford's members of council was publicly released in a report to Council at their February 22 meeting. Section 284 of the Municipal Act requires that on or before March 31st, the municipal Treasurer shall provide to the Council of the Municipality an itemized statement on remuneration and expenses paid in the previous year to each member of council in respect of his or her services as a member...
Over the past ten years Meaford's long term debt has steadily declined, from more than $10 million in 2010, to roughly $5 million in 2020. While the municipality's long term debt has been shrinking for a decade, new debt will be required in the coming years in order to complete some major projects, including bridge rehabilitations and an expansion of Meaford's wastewater treatment plant. “Ultimately we're in really good shape right now from a debt perspective,” Treasurer Darcy Chapman told Council...

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Transportation Master Plan Public Information Centre January 20

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Final Stretch for 2021 Budgets

Meaford Council is one step closer to approving the operating and capital budgets for 2021, after holding a statutory public meeting at Meaford Hall...