Meaford Council News

Meaford to Abandon Online Voting for 2022 Municipal Election

paper ballot voting 2022 270In the next municipal election, to be held in 2022, Meaford voters will return to the more traditional in-person voting and mail-in ballots, after Council opted to abandon electronic voting during their October 19 meeting at Meaford Hall.

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Council Presented With 2021 Draft Budget

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Meaford Council was presented with the draft budgets for 2021 at its October 19 meeting at Meaford Hall. The draft operating budget calls for an 8.7 percent increase to property tax rates in 2021 along with 8 percent increases to both water and sewer.

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2022 Ballot to Include Question Regarding Ranked Choice Voting

ranked ballot sample 270The ballots in the 2022 municipal election could ask Meaford voters for more than their council selections. At their September 28 meeting, Council gave committee of the whole approval to include a question on the ballot asking electors if they support the use of ranked choice voting beginning in 2026.

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