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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

An open air fire ban is in effect in the Municipality of Meaford until further notice.
The open air fire ban includes all burning, including grass, debris and campfires, even when using an outdoor fire grate, fire place or fire pit. The ban includes fire permit holders. Any portable appliance that uses gas or propane and is intended for cooking food such as a barbecue is still permitted.
“Our firefighters are on the front line of this pandemic as they respond to...

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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 Friday, April 03, 2020

Due to the current requirements for social distancing and in accordance with the Provincial order under the Emergency Measures Act, the Municipality of Meaford’s Leaf and Yard Waste Depot will be closed until further notice.
“We are required to have staff onsite to operate our leaf and yard waste depot” said Director of Infrastructure Services Tori Perejmybida. “Our focus is on keeping our essential services operating, and at this time we feel that...

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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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