Office of the Clerk

The roles of Legislative Service/Clerk include the preparation and circulation of Council documents and maintaining the original copies of all by-laws and minutes of Council. The Director of Legislative Services/Clerk is responsible for requests under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and for the conduct and administration of Municipal elections. The Director of Legislative Services/Clerk also issues marriage and lottery licenses. The Legislative Services/Clerk's office also has a Commissioner of Oaths for signing affidavits and statutory declarations.


Council

Your Council is elected to represent you. Find out more about your council members, and how to contact them on municipal matters.

Boards and Committees

Boards and Committees make recommendations to Council. Find more information on Boards and Committees, including meeting agendas and minutes. 

By-Laws

Here you will find more information on the Municipal By-Laws passed by Meaford Council.

Accessibility

The Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) is a law passed by the Ontario legislature that allows the government to develop specific standards of accessibility and to enforce them.

Legislation

This legislation informs all activities undertaken by Meaford Council and staff.

Commissions

The Legislative Services Department provides Commissioning of Oaths services for a fee of $20.00.

Marriage and Vital Statistics

The Legislative Services Department can issue Marriage licenses, Birth certificates, and death certificates.

Livestock/Line Fences

The Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program provides financial assistance to producers whose livestock, poultry and honey bees were damaged by wildlife.

Information Requests (MFIPPA)

The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) give you the right to request access to government-held information about you.

Election 2014

Find more information about Council elections.

Lotteries/Licences

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario regulates Charitable Lottery Licensing for the province.

Appointments

Find information on appointments to boards and committees.

Closed Meetings

Find out why Council sometimes holds closed meetings, and how oversight is provided.

Community Grant Program

Find information on the Community Grant Program, including 2017 deadlines and application form.

Formal Complaints Policy

The Municipality of Meaford is committed to responding to formal complaints from members of the public regarding municipal programs, services, facilities, staff, and operational procedures.

 

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  • 2017-05-23T15:14:08+0000
    As of today, municipal services will no longer be offered on Thursdays at the Sydenham Centre due to low usage rates. Mayor Clumpus will continue to host her coffee time on the third Thursday of the month from 1:30 to 3:00pm. For more information, see http://www.meaford.ca/government/60-news/823-discontinuation-of-on-site-municipal-services-at-the-sydenham-centre.html

  • 2017-05-17T15:04:52+0000
    It's a beautiful day for a stroll in Downtown Meaford! #livelovemeaford

    2017-05-17T15:04:52+0000
  • 2017-05-17T13:42:57+0000
    Notice to Residents There will be live fire training taking place today from 9:30am to 11:30am at the Meaford and District Fire Department.

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