Meaford Council News

Concern About Height of Proposed LTC Development

new LTC concept270A proposal for a new long-term care centre and retirement home complex on the former Meaford Community School property on Cook Street is cause for concern for a number of Meaford residents, who participated in a virtual public planning meeting on Monday, July 6, where their message was clear: residents support the development generally, but there is significant opposition to the proposed six-storey height of the building.

Read more ...

Neighbours Calling on Council to Reject Proposed Glamping Site on 16 Sideroad

glamping opposition 540

Sideroad 16 at Concession 12 is in the heart of Meaford's agricultural community. Its rolling hills and lush farmland, along with glimpses of the Bighead River, provide a tranquil setting; a stark contrast from the hustle and bustle of large urban areas. Though tranquil it may be, a storm has been brewing, as a number of area residents stand in opposition to the development of a proposed luxury 'glamping' (glamorous camping) operation to be located on Sideroad 16. They are calling on council to reject a requested zoning amendment that would allow the project to move forward.

Read more ...

Council Approves Proactive Municipal Bylaw Enforcement When a Risk to Public Safety Exists

mfd bylaw enf 270Municipal bylaw enforcement officers will soon not need to wait for a complaint in order to enforce some property standards bylaw infractions after council gave initial approval at their June 8 meeting to a staff recommendation that Council “direct staff to commence pro-active municipal enforcement for instances where public or environmental safety is at risk.”

Read more ...