Weather and Emergencies

Posted On Friday, April 03, 2020

Barb Clumpus (2)We have had another week of changes in our community due to COVID-19. Most notable is the provincial order to close our outdoor recreation facilities, which include the off-leash dog park, tennis courts, Skateboard Park, beaches, and more. With the beautiful weather that is coming our way and cabin fever starting to set in, I know we will all want to be getting outdoors. These closures are in place for a reason, to keep our community healthy and safe, and I urge everyone to avoid...
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Posted On Friday, April 03, 2020

roya-ann-miller-Rdsc2L517iQ-unsplashOn April 2 nd , the Province of Ontario implemented a fire ban in the Fire Region of Ontario to protect the public from the risk of human caused fires, and to focus the Province’s first responder system where they are needed the most to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Although located outside the Province’s Fire Region, the Municipality of Meaford is following the Province’s lead and effective immediately, an open air fire ban is in effect until further notice.
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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
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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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