Friday, June 25, 2021

Council News

Council Receives Staff Report on Policing Options

By Stephen Vance, Staff Meaford's council chamber was filled with representatives from both the Owen Sound Police Service and the OPP on Monday February 10...

Does Meaford Need a Citizen’s Charter?

By Stephen Vance, Staff Citing a desire to improve council's communications with Meaford residents, Deputy Mayor Harley Greenfield has suggested the creation of a ‘Citizen's...

For Sale: One Large Apple, Slightly Bruised

By Stephen Vance, Staff If you've driven along Sykes Street this week, you may have noticed ‘For Sale’ signs on Meaford's tourist information Apple.  While...

McPherson Hoping For Better Luck With 2014 Mayoral Campaign

By Stephen Vance, Staff After the announcement that Meaford Mayor Francis Richardson will not seek re-election in 2014, Meaford will have a new mayor, and...

Chamber Contract Termination Results in Layoff

By Stephen Vance, Staff Meaford's Chamber of Commerce has announced a pending layoff resulting from council's December 9 decision to terminate a tourism services contract...

Sparks Fly at First Council Meeting of 2014

By Stephen Vance, Staff Meaford Councillor Barb Clumpus arrived at the first council meeting of the year with a bone to pick with her fellow...

Owen Sound Police Service Makes Pitch to Council

By Stephen Vance, Staff The Owen Sound Police Service presented their proposal for assuming policing services in the Municipality of Meaford, and while some minor...

Mayor Won’t Seek Re-Election

By Stephen Vance, Staff Meaford will have a new mayor after the October municipal election. Mayor Francis Richardson advised his fellow councillors during the first...

Council Votes to End Chamber Contract

By Stephen Vance, Staff After several years of providing tourism services for the municipality, Meaford's Chamber of Commerce will be given 90 days notice of...

2014 Municipal Budget Approved

By Stephen Vance, Staff Meaford's council has given final approval for the 2014 municipal budget, and ratepayers will see an overall blended rate increase on...