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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING TO INFORM THE PUBLIC OF A PROPOSED ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT
The public meeting will be held on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. and the purpose of the meeting is to consider a proposed By-law to amend the Restricted Area Zoning By-law 12-1979, as amended, to define and regulate cannabis facilities in the Township’s Zoning By-law.  Click here for the Notice.
DRAFT NEW SALVAGE YARD BY-LAW
The Council of the Township of Melancthon will hold a public meeting to consider the new Draft Salvage Yard By-law on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Municipal Office in the Council Chambers.  Council is requesting that comments, questions or concerns regarding the draft By-law be submitted in writing prior to the Public Meeting so that they can be included in the Agenda Package.  The deadline for correspondence is Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 12 noon.  Click here to review the Draft Salvage Yard By-law.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL RECREATIONAL NEEDS AND EFFICIENCY REVIEW
The Township of Melancthon and Township of Mulmur jointly are requesting the preparation of a proposal that would provide for an assessment of the future recreational needs and the existing efficiency of recreational services of the North Dufferin Community Centre (N.D.C.C.) and recreation in Mulmur Township.  Click here for the RFP.
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE MUNICIPAL OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2019 FOR STAFF TRAINING.
NOTICE OF PASSING OF MUNICIPAL-WIDE DEVELOPMENT CHARGES BY-LAW
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Melancthon passed municipal-wide Development Charge By-law 37-2019 on the 15th day of August, 2019 under section 2 (1) of the Development Charges Act, 1997, S.O., 1997 c. 27, as amended.  Click here for the Notice.
REVISED PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT CHARGES BY-LAW

Revised from the D.C. Background Study, dated June 14, 2019 (below)

Click here for the Revised By-law

TOWNSHIP OF MELANCTHON – NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
On Thursday, July 18, 2019 the Council of the Township of Melancthon will hold a public meeting, pursuant to section 12 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, as amended, to present and obtain public input on the municipality’s proposed Development Charges (D.C.) By-law and underlying Background Study.
All interested parties are invited to attend the Public Meeting of Council and any person who attends the meeting may make representations relating to the proposed D.C. By-law and Background Study.  The meeting is to be held:
Thursday, July 18, 2019
7:00 p.m.
The Council Chambers
157101 Highway 10, Melancthon, ON, L9V 2E6
In order that sufficient information is made available to the public, the Background Study is being made available online at the municipality’s website (https://melancthontownship.ca) on June 14, 2019.  Copies of the proposed D.C. By-law and the Background Study are also being made available as of June 14, 2019 from the Municipal CAO/Clerk at the above location (519-925-5525).
Interested persons may express their comments at the public meeting or in writing, addressed to the Municipal CAO/Clerk, at the above address prior to July 18, 2019.
Click here for the Development Charges Background Study.

Draft Updated Grand River Source Protection Plan – Public Consultation

**Deadline extended to July 21, 2019**

The Lake Erie Region Source Protection Committee released the Draft Updated Grand River Source Protection Plan for public consultation at their April 4, 2019 meeting.

A 44-day public consultation period on the Draft Updated Source Protection Plan begins on April 8 and ends on May 21, 2019. A highlighted copy of relevant proposed changes to the Draft Updated Grand River Source Protection Plan, including Assessment Report, is on public display at the Township Office. These documents are also available online at https://www.sourcewater.ca/en/source-protection-areas/Grand-River.aspx

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:

Ilona Feldmann
Source Protection Program Assistant
ifeldmann@grandriver.ca
519. 621.2763 ext. 2318

*NEW* – the Township Municipal Office now accepts Interac. 

The Council of the Township of Melancthon would like to thank those who submitted an entry for its Slogan Contest.  The contest which ran until September 30, 2016 was open to Melancthon residents, Council Members and Staff.  There were a total of nine slogans received.  The slogans were reviewed at the October 6th Committee of the Whole meeting and voted on and the following slogan, submitted by Denise Holmes, was chosen:  “Preserving the Past ~ Protecting Your Future”.

Good news!  The Township of Melancthon Yard has been approved by the Ontario Electronic Stewardship as a collector site for e-waste.  Please note that the collection container is located near the entrance to the Municipal Office and is open during business hours only:
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Click here to see the acceptable e-waste items