Thursday, October 21, 2021

Council News

After a delay caused by rain, the Municipality of Meaford has completed the rainbow crosswalk at the intersection of Trowbridge and Sykes Streets. The crosswalk was painted on Tuesday, October 19, and was dry and ready for pedestrian and motor traffic by late afternoon. “The Municipality of Meaford Council and staff are committed to an ever-increasing pathway to inclusion. Keep your eyes peeled for this beautiful new crosswalk that will include the 11 colours identified in the Progress Pride Flag representing...
A recommendation to approve the inclusion of the proposed Centre Street Parkland Master Plan, and in particular its toboggan hill component, as a top priority in the Development Charges Background Study has failed after a final vote at council on Monday, October 18, ended in a 3-3 tie (Councillor Steve Bartley was not in attendance for the meeting). In municipal council meetings a tie vote results in the recommendation being rejected. Additionally the vote also means that the recommendation...

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