Meaford Council News

What to do About Short Term Rentals

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Short term property rental services like Airbnb have become increasingly popular in recent years, and for some it is a convenient way to book accommodation, or to earn income on a property, particularly in areas lacking in hotel services, while for others it can be the headache next door. Meaford's council has been grappling with how best to manage this growing industry within Meaford's borders.

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Community Safety and Well-Being Planning is Underway, Survey Now Available

mfd ops ctr 270The Municipality of Meaford has teamed up with local leaders to develop a Well-Being Partnership for 2020. The Partnership will be looking at risks that impact our community’s health, safety, and well-being in order to create positive change in our community through the development of a Community Safety and Well-Being Plan.

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Council Approves 2020 Budgets

council feb 10 2020 270At their February 10, meeting, Meaford's council approved the 2020 municipal tax supported and user pay budgets.

As a result, ratepayers will see a blended rate increase of 2.2 percent on their property tax bills this year, and users of Meaford's water service will see their rates increase by 6.5 percent for water and 5.5 percent for sewer.

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