Meaford Council News

For Sale: One Large Apple, Slightly Bruised

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If you've driven along Sykes Street this week, you may have noticed ‘For Sale’ signs on Meaford's tourist information Apple.  While the Apple sits on municipal property and utilizes electricity from Meaford Hall, Meaford's famous Apple is owned by Meaford's Chamber of Commerce.

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McPherson Hoping For Better Luck With 2014 Mayoral Campaign

mcpherson officialAfter the announcement that Meaford Mayor Francis Richardson will not seek re-election in 2014, Meaford will have a new mayor, and a former councillor – and mayoral candidate in 2010 – Jim McPherson is hoping to be that new mayor.

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Chamber Contract Termination Results in Layoff

Chambersign225Meaford's Chamber of Commerce has announced a pending layoff resulting from council's December 9 decision to terminate a tourism services contract with the organization.

In a letter sent to their members on January 17, the Chamber announced that as of March 31, Administrative Assistant, Sheila Ross, will no longer be employed by the Chamber.

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Sparks Fly at First Council Meeting of 2014

council chamber333Meaford Councillor Barb Clumpus arrived at the first council meeting of the year with a bone to pick with her fellow councillors.

Clumpus suggested that a recent decision to terminate the tourism services contract with the Chamber of Commerce violated council's code of conduct and was unethical.

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