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.


  • 2015-10-13T16:36:25+0000
    The Municipality of Meaford shared Meaford Hall's photo.See the Blue Jays larger than life on the BIG SCREEN at Meaford Hall! Wednesday, October 14 at 4pm. Jays vs. Rangers and the bar will be OPEN. Free admission! GO JAYS GO!!

  • 2015-10-05T20:17:40+0000
    Join the Meaford Fire Department for a day of fun! This Saturday, October 10, stop by the fire hall for an open house including free lunch and snacks, games, demonstrations, prizes, and so much more!

  • 2015-10-05T16:32:32+0000
    The Council Highlights for September 2015 are now available at!


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