Meaford Council News

Council Opts in For Cannabis Retail Stores

cannabis270After an extensive consultation with the public, which saw an unprecedented 859 survey responses, Meaford council voted in favour of opting-in as a potential host to cannabis retail shops. All municipalities in the province have until January 22 to opt in, or opt out.

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Council Approves Revised 2019 Budget Framework

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After balking at a budget framework for 2019 presented to council on December 10, which included a proposed maximum increase of 5.6 percent to the 2019 tax levy, council has unanimously approved a revised budget framework with a proposed maximum levy increase of 3.65 percent.

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Former Councillor Preparing to Pursue Medicine in Australia

jadencalvert post council 270Former Meaford municipal councillor Jaden Calvert is facing a bittersweet moment in his life as he prepares to leave Meaford to pursue studies in medicine in Melbourne, Australia. Bittersweet in the sense that the past few years in Meaford have afforded him a chance to heal from an illness, to refocus, and to find renewed resolve to work toward healthy personal and community environments.

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