Bridge to Local Government

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January 2017

Climate Change Adaptation Workshop

  • Training grant received for Climate Change Adaptation through ICLEI
  • Community stakeholder engagement workshop on Feb 22nd. A project report to be developed with vulnerability and risk assessment
  • Heather volunteered to take-part representing Transition Meaford

New additions to the Community Improvement Plan

OPPI 2017 Conference

  • A tour possible focusing on agritourism policies and highlighting local agri-businesses

Review of ‘QuickLaunch’

  • Developed by the Ontario Sustainability Services
  • QuickLaunch process developed for small and medium sized communities in the creation and ownership of strategic priorities necessary to achieve Community Sustainability and Resilience
  • http://ontariosustainability.ca/quicklaunch-2/
  • The Municipality of Meaford does have a sustainability plan and is woven into the Official Plan. The Municipality underwent a similar process as Quicklaunch in developing a Sustainable Meaford plan. There is the opportunity to use the Quicklaunch Scoring in the future.