Meaford Council News

UPDATED: OSNGUPL Non-Resident Fees Skyrocket

booksThe Owen Sound North Grey Union Public Library (OSNGUPL) announced late Tuesday (March 25) that the non-resident user fee is increasing from $160 per year to $500.

At its regular monthly meeting today (March 25), the Board of the Owen Sound and North Grey Union Public Library Board voted to increase its non- resident user fee to $500 per family. The Library’s non-resident fee has remained the same at $160.00 since 1994 when the first union library agreement was signed,” said the OSNGUPL in a press release.

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Name Change Question Will Not be on October Ballot

mfd ops ctrCouncillor Lynda Stephens lost her bid to have a question on the October 27 municipal election ballot that would have asked voters if the Municipality of Meaford should change its name.

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Breaking News: Non-Resident Fees at OSNGUPL Skyrocket


The Owen Sound North Grey Union Public library has just this hour issued a press release announcing that they are increasing their non-resident family membership fee from $160 per year to $500 per year.

Yes, you read that correctly.

In the press release they say that the non-resident fee has been $160 since 1994, and costs have increased since then.

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Council Delays Decision on Policing, Votes to Hire Consultant

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Meaford council has delayed a decision on who will provide policing services to the municipality in the coming years, after voting 4-3 in favour of hiring a consultant to review the Owen Sound Police Service proposal and compare to options available from the OPP.

It had been anticipated that council would vote on the topic of police services at their March 24 meeting, however that vote was set aside after Councillor Deborah Young asked council to consider the hiring of a consultant.

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