CAO Office

Denyse Morrissey, CAO is the senior administrator of the Municipality. The responsibilities include:

  • Advising Municipal Council on matters of community and strategic significance
  • Providing leadership to all Municipal Departments

All of the various Municipal Departments report directly to the CAO, who is responsible for the effective operation and delivery of services to the community.

The Municipality's Administrative Structure consists of 7 departments:

Message From the CAO

As CAO, I am proud to have the opportunity to work with the Mayor and Council, as well as a truly dedicated staff team, and to live in Meaford.

Quarterly/Annual Reports

Every 3 months, the office of the CAO releases a quarterly report that summarize the activities of all municipal departments.

 Economic Development

The Economic Development Officer (EDO) is the main point of contact for existing and prospective businesses and developers.

Corporate Plans and Strategies

These corporate strategies direct staff and council towards a unified vision for the future.

Strategic Priorities

The Municipality of Meaford is in the process of developing the 2015-2018 Strategic Plan to provide direction to Council. 

Business Improvement Area

The Meaford Business Improvement Area (BIA)is an enthusiastic group of business people, who are responsible for both beautification and promotion of the downtown business community.


  • 2015-11-29T15:43:35+0000
    Dog has been found - November 28, 2015 Time: since noon on the 28th Location: 3rd line /7th Sideroad Breed/gender: Beagle/ male (not neutered) Age: 2-5 years old No collar and friendly. If you are the owner or know who the owner is please call 519-538-1060 ext 1134, Then follow prompts and press 1 to speak with Municipal Officer on duty. If owner not found, dog will be transferred to our pound facility around 4pm GTHS 705-445-5204. Thank you

  • 2015-11-26T14:24:56+0000
    The Municipality of Meaford shared Community Services Meaford's photo.
  • 2015-11-25T18:49:37+0000
    The Municipality of Meaford added 5 new photos.The submissions for the Jersey Day colouring contest are fantastic! Top three participants will be contacted , thank you to everyone who participated!


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