Friday, December 2, 2022

Council News

Meaford's council has voted in favour of a plan that will see the dissolution of the BIA (Business Improvement Area), in favour of a 'Main Street' organization model. “The BIA is limited in its ability to achieve success in such a comprehensive way because of the legal restrictions of its organizational framework,” council was advised in a report from staff. “'Main Street' organizations have been specifically designed to strategically use local assets in heritage districts and bridge government, private sector,...
Do you have expertise, experience or energy to share? Are you looking for a way to give back to your community? The Municipality of Meaford is seeking volunteers to participate on the Committee of Adjustment and Meaford Public Library Board. Applications and full position descriptions are available online at www.meaford.ca/appointments or can be picked up at the Municipal office at 21 Trowbridge Street West. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, December 20, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. Applicants for Committee of...

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