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Posted On Friday, November 15, 2019

Many waterfront property owners are considering restoration work as a result of high water levels causing shoreline erosion. The restoration work may require permits from the Grey Sauble Conservation Authority (GSCA) and Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF).
The MNRF is providing a streamlined permit process for in-water work until December 31, 2019. Eligible projects include building new or expanding existing erosion control structures. For more information,...

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Posted On Thursday, November 07, 2019

Sandbagging 101UPDATE: The sandbag delivery was delayed due to the snow, but they are on the way and are expected around 1:30 p.m. this afternoon instead of 12:00 p.m.
The Municipality of Meaford has sand and sandbags available for residents to prevent flooding of waterfront homes.
Following last week’s October 31 st storm, many shoreline areas in the Municipality of Meaford experienced significant erosion, leaving homes and buildings closer to the water’s edge and potentially...

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Posted On Thursday, November 07, 2019

AHCS ChequeThe Apple Harvest Craft Show has once again given back to the community, this time with a $5,000 donation to the Meaford and District Fire Department towards the purchase of an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV).
The Meaford and District Fire Department has been fundraising for an ATV that will allow firefighters to access remote emergencies, transport injured patients, and fight fires on trails or farmland that is not easily accessible by road.
The full cost of the purchase is...

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Posted On Wednesday, November 06, 2019

loss in pressureUpdate - The watermain repairs are complete and water service is back to normal.
Staff are onsite to repair a broken watermain at Algonquin Drive and Highway 26. Residents on Grandview Drive, Ford Avenue, and Highway 26 in this area may experience a loss in water pressure until repairs are complete.

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Posted On Monday, November 04, 2019

David Johnson Picnic TablesDue to high water levels and waves experienced along the shores of Georgian Bay on Thursday October 31, Memorial Park, Fred Raper Park, and David Johnston Park have seen substantial damage and areas have been closed.
During last week’s Halloween storm, as much as 10 feet of shoreline disappeared overnight in areas at David Johnston and Memorial Park. Parts of the retaining wall at Memorial Park are now listing at approximately 30 degrees. Fred Raper Park was the hardest...

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