tmilogo900

Editorial

Meafordites Have Been Asking For Opportunities to Share Their Thoughts With Council On Major Issues, This Month They Will Have Two Chances to Do So

StephenVance 270When you are in the local news business, there are some things that you hear from readers with a fair degree of regularity: Our taxes are too high, our roads are a mess, all I get for my tax dollars are garbage pickup and the snowplow drives down the road once each day in the winter. But there's something else I often hear from readers: I wish the public had more input on major issues. Well, wish no more because this month Meaford residents will have two opportunities to weigh in on two important issues.


+ 38
+ 4

Read more ...

As Council Grapples With CAO Question, My Opinion Hasn't Changed Much

StephenVance 270Now that Meaford's council has settled in after October's municipal election and they have reached a new milestone – the approval of their first budget – council is about to tackle an issue that they have been putting off until now: whether or not to fill the vacant Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) position on the municipal staff roster.


+ 66
+ 3

Read more ...

The Start of Spring is a Perfect Time For a News Break

StephenVance 270If you follow the news outside Meaford's borders, even in the most cursory of ways, you know that wherever you might turn in the world at the moment, it seems like chaos is the fashionable state of affairs these days.


+ 30
+ 1

Read more ...

Community is at the Core of All That Council Does

StephenVance 270The time taken to honour Meaford resident Marilyn Morris, better known to many as Meaford's (now retired) Head Scarecrow, before Monday's council meeting served as a reminder that our council deals with much more than budgets and potholes.


+ 30
+ 3

Read more ...