Meaford Council News

Water Tower Rehab to Cost Less Than Expected

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Meaford councillors received some welcome news at their June 23 meeting when Director of Operations, Stephen Vokes announced that the bids had been received for the rehabilition of Meaford's water tower, and the winning bid is significantly lower than had been forecast.

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Vote by Phone or Internet in This Year's Municipal Election

mfd ballot box2014In June of last year, Meaford's Council approved the use of Electronic Voting (Telephone/Internet) for the 2014 Municipal and School Board Elections that will be held between October 17-27, 2014. 

Vote-by-mail has been used in the municipality since amalgamation.  In preparation for the 2014 Municipal Election, the Legislative Services Department investigated voting methods to ensure value for money and integrity of the voting process. 

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Local Businessman Inching Closer to Green Light for Medical Marijuana Grow Facility

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As promised, Meaford staff quickly completed and submitted to council a study relating to zoning and land use considerations for potential medical marijuana production facilities within the municipality, and local businessman Rob Gardner is hoping that the process continues to move quickly in order for him to move forward with his plans for a new business.

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Possible Cell Tower Solution


At their June 9 meeting, Meaford councillors received an update on the progress being made by the Canadian Radio-communications Information and Notification Service (CRINS) who had recently been enlisted by the municipality to help navigate the complex waters of cell tower locations after residents had expressed concern earlier this year with a proposed cell tower installation in close proximity to a residential area and Meaford's Georgian Bay Secondary School.

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