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After the Election – What’s Next?

Posted on Tuesday, November 01, 2022 09:56 AM

After the Election – What’s Next?

After many months of planning for municipal staff, and nearly as many months of campaigning for the candidates, the 2022 municipal and school board elections finally happened on Monday, October 24. We received nearly 4000 votes, and a Council of Mayor Kentner, Deputy Mayor Keaveney, and Councillors Bartley, Bell, Forder, Greenfield and Uhrig were elected. Full results are available at www.meafordvotes.ca.

With the election over, we thought it would be useful to put...

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Episode 8: What is a Healthy Community?

Posted on Monday, October 17, 2022 10:56 AM

Episode 8: What is a Healthy Community?

 

In this episode, we introduce the concept of a 'healthy community' with a description of a definition we have used and a discussion about why it is important to be clear about the meanings of terms and concepts we use. 

 

If you have any questions or have any comments about the...

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Episode 7: Overview of the Development Services Department

Posted on Monday, October 17, 2022 10:44 AM

Episode 7: Overview of the Development Services Department 


A brief overview of the Development Services Department and an update on the activity of the department over the past 12 months. 

If you have any questions or have any comments about the Local Motive podcast, please email us localmotive@meaford.ca

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Municipal Terminology – Lame Duck Council

Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 03:11 PM

 

In episode 2 of the Local Motive podcast, Rob Voigt talked about the words that we use, and the effect that they have on us as people, each other, and how we interact with municipal government. That’s not the only way that words affect municipal government though, as we have lots of terminology, some legislated, some just historical, that isn’t exactly transparent to most citizens. This is the first of an occasional series of posts to try and explain what some of that terminology actually...

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Episode 6: September 12 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 03:09 PM

Episode 6: September 12 Council Meeting Recap  

 

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