Thursday, January 21, 2021

Council News

Arena to Operate This Winter, But No Public Skating

Stephen Vance, Staff At their September 14 meeting, Meaford's Council voted unanimously in favour of operating the Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre and Arena...

In-Person Council Meetings Set to Return September 14

Stephen Vance, Staff When Meaford's councillors return from their August break, their meetings will once again be held in public.Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,...

Shoreline Parks Shaping Up

Stephen Vance, Staff Over the past week, work crews have been busy with remediation efforts for two of Meaford's shoreline parks, which have been largely...

County & Local Councillors Participating in 2020 AMO Virtual Conference

Staff Grey County Warden Paul McQueen and a number of County Councillors join more than 1,000 participants in the Association of Municipalities of Ontario's 2020...

Shoreline Remediation Complicated by Question of Road Ownership

Stephen Vance, Staff With traditionally windy autumn weather just weeks away, shoreline erosion and remediation continues to be a top priority for the municipality and...

Council Gives Final Approval For Zoning Amendment For Proposed Glamping Operation

Stephen Vance, Staff In a narrow 4-3 vote at their July 27 meeting, Meaford's Council gave final approval to a zoning amendment request that will...

Council Grapples With Glamping Proposal, Gives Initial Approval

Stephen Vance, Staff Meaford's Council has given initial approval to a zoning amendment request that would allow a proposed luxury glamping facility to be established...

Memorial Park Draft Master Plan Presented, Public Has Until August 31 to Offer Comments

Stephen Vance, Staff The long-awaited draft Master Plan for Memorial Park was presented to Council during their July 13 virtual meeting, and the public now...

Rehabilitation of David Johnston & Fred Raper Parks More Costly Than Expected

Stephen Vance, Staff High water levels in Georgian Bay combined with heavy autumn winds wreaked havoc on two of Meaford's shoreline parks, filling their grounds...

Council Provided With COVID-19 Update As Province Announces Stage 3 of Reopening

Stephen Vance, Staff At their July 13 virtual meeting, Meaford councillors were provided with their fifth COVID-19 update since the municipality declared a state of...