Meaford Council News

Narrow Approval For Heritage Conservation District

heritageThe Municipality of Meaford now has a Heritage Conservation District, though not all members of council support the initiative which was narrowly approved in a 4-3 vote at the July 28 meeting of council.

Of particular concern for the members of council who voted against the adoption of a heritage conservation district is the potential for burdensome restrictions placed on property owners within the district which encompasses the downtown core of the municipality.

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Municipalities of Grey County to Host Joint Candidate Information Session

council chamber333Thinking about running in the upcoming municipal election or school board election? Wondering what's involved? Not sure who to ask?

The Municipalities of Grey County are hosting a Candidate Information Session at 7pm on August 7 at the Flesherton Kinplex. At the information session, you'll be able to learn everything you need to know about running for office in the 2014 municipal election.

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Long Overdue Improvements Coming to Story Book Park Road

roadworkOften referred to as one of, if not the worst, road in the municipality, Story Book Park Road is about to receive a long overdue rehabilitation.

At the July 18 meeting of council, Meaford's Director of Operations, Stephen Vokes, announced that the tender for the rehabilitation project for Story Book Park Road has been awarded to E.C. King Contracting at a cost of $382,307.23.

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Opposition to Medical Marijuana Growing Operation Both Practical and Personal

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Neighbourly disputes and family feuds clouded a meeting that was aimed at gathering public input to proposed changes to municipal zoning bylaws in order to accommodate Health Canada licenced Medical Marijuana Growing Operations (MMGOs) in the municipality as well as to consider a site-specific proposal for an existing property which the owner hopes to turn into an MMGO.

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