Meaford Council News

Council Provided With COVID-19 Update As Province Announces Stage 3 of Reopening

Covid 19 270At their July 13 virtual meeting, Meaford councillors were provided with their fifth COVID-19 update since the municipality declared a state of emergency in late March. Prior to Council's meeting the province announced that most of the province, beginning Friday, will move on to Stage 3 of the provincial reopening strategy.

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Council Between a Rock and a Hard Place Regarding Bridges 21 & 22

bridge closed270A pair of bridges on the Holland- Sydenham Town Line between Grey Road 29 and the 2nd Concession South have been closed for nearly four years, and despite a concerted effort by the current council to find a solution to replace and reopen the bridges, progress is slow.

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Concern About Height of Proposed LTC Development

new LTC concept270A proposal for a new long-term care centre and retirement home complex on the former Meaford Community School property on Cook Street is cause for concern for a number of Meaford residents, who participated in a virtual public planning meeting on Monday, July 6, where their message was clear: residents support the development generally, but there is significant opposition to the proposed six-storey height of the building.

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