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Municipality Announces Retirement of Rob Armstrong, Chief Administrative Officer

Posted on Tuesday, August 08, 2023 10:46 AM

The Municipality of Meaford would like to announce the retirement of the Municipality’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Rob Armstrong. Rob has worked for the Municipality since 2009 in a variety of roles, including as CAO since 2018.

Throughout his tenure at the Municipality of Meaford, Rob has been instrumental in guiding the organization to new heights, spearheading numerous successful initiatives, and fostering a culture of community and collaboration.

Council would like to express their...

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New Fishing Line Receptacles

Posted on Friday, July 28, 2023 02:46 PM

Look out for new fishing line receptacles in key locations throughout our town! As a proud fishing community, the Municipality of Meaford is excited to partner with Georgian Bay Forever on their new Critical Catch Program, which aims to untangle the harmful effects that monofilament fishing line can have on the local environment and wildlife.

Monofilament fishing line is non-biodegradable, and when improperly discarded, it can remain in our environment, posing a threat to wildlife for hundreds...

Join the Idea Jamming and Social Event for Main Street Meaford this August

Join the Idea Jamming and Social Event for Main Street Meaford this August

Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2023 01:14 PM

As part of the launch of Main Street Meaford, Municipal staff are hosting an Idea Jamming and Social event on Thursday, August 3 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., at Meaford Hall Terrace Room, located at 12 Nelson Street E., Meaford and you’re invited to attend.

This event will bring together local citizens, businesses and supporters to work collaboratively towards building a vision for this revitalization initiative for our downtown. The family-friendly event features interactive stations, guest...

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Midas Mart Demolition Rescheduled

Posted on Monday, July 17, 2023 01:20 PM

Please be advised that the demolition work for the Midas Mart building located in the northwest corner of the Market Square parking lot has been rescheduled. Demolition will begin the week of July 17, 2023, to July 21, 2023. The building will be removed, and the space will be returned to a level grade and planted with grass.

The demolition work will take approximately one week during which the sidewalk access along Collingwood Street East and a portion of the Market Square parking lot will be...

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Municipality of Meaford Terminates Emergency

Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2023 09:14 AM

As of 10:15 a.m. on July 11, 2023, Mayor Ross Kentner has officially declared that the “Environmental Concerns following a Major Fire” emergency is terminated in accordance with the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.E.9, s.4. (1).

On May 28, 2023 the Municipality of Meaford declared an emergency following the fire on Sykes Street North on Thursday, May 25, 2023 due to on-going environmental concerns. Residents on the Municipal water system were also placed on a...