Meaford Council News

Candidate List for Municipal Election Starting to Grow

council chamber333While it is still very early in this election year, the list of candidates hoping to secure a seat at Meaford's council on October 27 is growing.

As of the morning of May 28, there are three confirmed candidates for council seats – Peter Bantock, chair of Meaford's library board, farmers' market manager Jaden Calvert, and former Meaford Fire Chief Steve Nickels.

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Before You Have That Backyard Fire, Check the Municipal Bylaw

fireThose planning on having fires on their residential properties this summer should familiarize themselves with Meaford's recently updated Open Air Burning Bylaw.

The bylaw, originally established in 2007, was approved for an update by Meaford's council at their May 12 meeting.

The bylaw regulates open air burns to ensure public safety while also addressing nuisance concerns.

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Council Asks Staff to Act Quickly on Pot Study

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At their April 28 meeting, Meaford councillors gave final approval to a resolution directing staff to undertake a study regarding land use planning policies for medical marijuana production facilities within the municipality – an action that necessitates an interim control bylaw that would temporarily prohibit the establishment of a medical marijuana production facility until the study is complete.

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