Owen Sound and Meaford Streamline Non-Resident Fee Subsidy Process for Meaford Residents

Owen Sound, Ontario – Thursday, January 22, 2015 – The City of Owen Sound and the Municipality of Meaford are pleased to announce an improvement in the minor sport registration process for Meaford residents.

Starting in 2015, Meaford residents will no longer have to wait for a refund for the non-resident user fee when registering their children for minor sports in the City of Owen Sound. Instead, residents of Meaford will only pay 10% of the non-resident user fee out of pocket – that’s $10/child/sport for field/floor sports and $16.70/child/ice sport. The City of Owen Sound will track the registrations then send an invoice to the Municipality of Meaford for the remaining 90% that is subsidized at the end of the registration period.

For families with two or three children registering for one or more sports, this means lower up-front costs and avoiding the financial stress of waiting for a refund. Owen Sound and Meaford expect that this streamlined process will be a benefit to both residents and minor sport groups.

The 2015 Minor Sports Registration for summer sports will be held on February 12, 18 and March 10. Meaford residents registering for minor sports in Owen Sound are asked to bring the appropriate proof of residency to ensure they benefit from the discounted fee.

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Contact Us

For more information, please contact Pam Coulter, Director of Community Services at phone number 519-376-4440 ext. 1252 or email to pcoulter@owensound.ca, or

Dan Buttineau, Director of Community Services, Municipality of Meaford at phone number 519-538-1060 ext. 1414 or email to dbuttineau@meaford.ca

The Owen Sound City Hall is located at: 808 2nd Avenue East, Owen Sound, Ontario, N4K 2H4

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