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Posted On Friday, January 22, 2021

Barb Clumpus (2)As anticipated, the holidays did produce province-wide spikes in cases of Covid-19 so on January 14 th , to curb the spread, the Province of Ontario declared a second State of Emergency and a Stay-at-Home Order. The turbulent and unwelcome state that COVID has thrust upon us, continues, but now it includes a more virulent, more highly contagious variation. As a result, there is a very real danger of our hospitals becoming overwhelmed and health care workers over extended. There...
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Posted On Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The Municipality of Meaford is cancelling the Electronic Waste drop-off days for January and February. The Electronic Waste program is run through the volunteer efforts of the Meaford Fire Department and held on the second and fourth Saturday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. During the current provincewide shutdown, the January 23rd, February 13th and 27th dates have been cancelled to avoid non-essential travel by the public and uphold the health and safety of our...
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Posted On Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The recent measures issued as part of the Province's second State of Emergency declaration and Provincewide Shutdown has resulted in the decision for the ice plant at the Meaford and St. Vincent Community Centre to be shut down for the remaining 2020-2021 season. The Province has anticipated current restrictions to be in place until February 11, 2021 which includes the closure of indoor sports and recreation facilities.
The decision to remove the ice was confirmed at the...

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Posted On Friday, January 15, 2021

Courtney Allen_editedThe Municipality of Meaford is pleased to welcome Courtney Allen as our new Chief of the Meaford Fire Department.
Courtney is coming to Meaford from the City of Ottawa where he was Captain of two stations in the Kanata area, and responsible for the volunteers within these composite stations. Courtney has more than 17 years of experience in the Fire service, and has obtained the academic accreditation necessary to be a Fire Chief. He has a passion for Emergency Management where...

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Posted On Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Following discussion and deliberation by Council during several meetings that included receiving public feedback, Council approved the 2021 Municipal Budget at their meeting on January 11, 2021.
Municipal staff, at the direction of Council, has provided a budget with a total tax increase of 3.43%.This means an increase for the average Meaford homeowner of about $6.17/month, or $74 annually.
The 2021 budget reflects a 1% decrease in capital spending, with a 4.43% increase...

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