News Releases

Posted On Wednesday, April 01, 2020

With the Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner cancelled due to COVID-19, the Municipality has found another way to show appreciation for our community volunteers.
For the past several years, the Municipality of Meaford has been holding an annual celebration to thank all of the volunteers across the community who lend a helping hand to programs, charitable organizations, and community events. With an average of 300 volunteers attending each year, the volunteer appreciation...

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Posted On Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Following a declaration from the province, all sports fields and outdoor recreation facilities in the Municipality of Meaford are now closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
In addition to playground structures, which have been closed since March 18, 2020, the following outdoor Municipal facilities are now also closed:
Meaford Skate Park
Beautiful Joe Off-leash Dog Park
William Croft Athletic Fields
Meaford Tennis Courts
Annan Ball Park
David...

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Posted On Monday, March 30, 2020

The Municipality of Meaford will be holding a special Council meeting electronically on Thursday April 2, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.
The only agenda item at this meeting will be to pass a by-law allowing future electronic meetings by Meaford Council to deal with urgent items related to the state of emergency. Council members will be joining the meeting digitally since the Ontario Government passed new legislation allowing municipalities to hold online meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Posted On Friday, March 27, 2020

Barb Clumpus (2)We made the decision this week to declare a state of emergency in the Municipality of Meaford. While there is no need to panic, this situation is serious and unprecedented, and it is having a significant impact on our residents and businesses. We are committed to taking proactive measures to limit the spread of the virus and its effect on our community’s wellbeing.
We all have noted how rapidly changes are happening. We’re updated regularly by Public Health, and...

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Posted On Friday, March 27, 2020

Curbside collection of garbage, blue bin (recycling), and green bin (organics), is continuing as scheduled.
If you have access to bag tags please continue to use them as usual. As of Monday March 30th, 2020 residents who are not able to get bag tags due to self-isolation may dispose of one untagged bag on their regular garbage pickup day.
We ask everyone to keep following our standard guidelines for garbage pickup, and continue to put out a maximum of 3 bags weighing under...

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