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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.


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

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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.


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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.”


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