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Posted On Thursday, December 05, 2019

ATV Rotary Cheque PresentationIn a show of community support, the Meaford Rotary Club has made a donation of $5,410 towards the purchase of an All-Terrain Vehicle for the Meaford and District Fire Department.
Fundraising has been ongoing by the Fire Department for an ATV that will allow firefighters to access remote emergencies, transport injured patients, and fight fires on trails or farmland that is not easily accessible by road.
The full cost of the purchase is estimated at $60,000. The vehicle...

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Posted On Monday, December 02, 2019

library rendering croppedThe Municipality of Meaford and Meaford Public Library are pleased to announce that we have been awarded a contribution of $366,064 for the new library project.
The renovation project is partially funded by the Government of Canada’s Enabling Accessibility Fund to help create a barrier-free, inclusive library building for Meaford residents. The funds will be used to help offset costs to ensure the new Meaford Public Library is accessible for all patrons and staff, including...

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Posted On Monday, November 18, 2019

525 000Library supporters and champions in Meaford recently gathered at the new Library Fundraising Thermometer to celebrate an exciting event – the fundraising campaign for the new Library building has now exceeded $525,000. To recognize this occasion, the Fundraising Thermometer reveals another ‘book’ to indicate the new milestone.
Since beginning the fundraising campaign in early 2018, the Meaford Public Library Fundraising Committee is now well on the way to...

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Posted On Friday, November 15, 2019

Many waterfront property owners are considering restoration work as a result of high water levels causing shoreline erosion. The restoration work may require permits from the Grey Sauble Conservation Authority (GSCA) and Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF).
The MNRF is providing a streamlined permit process for in-water work until December 31, 2019. Eligible projects include building new or expanding existing erosion control structures. For more information,...

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Posted On Thursday, November 07, 2019

Sandbagging 101UPDATE: The sandbag delivery was delayed due to the snow, but they are on the way and are expected around 1:30 p.m. this afternoon instead of 12:00 p.m.
The Municipality of Meaford has sand and sandbags available for residents to prevent flooding of waterfront homes.
Following last week’s October 31 st storm, many shoreline areas in the Municipality of Meaford experienced significant erosion, leaving homes and buildings closer to the water’s edge and potentially...

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