Visit the Meredith Centre's new website : www.meredithcentre.ca
Meredith Centre Opening!
The Meredith Centre will open soon! We will keep you informed during the month of May and June. Meanwhile, consult the frequently asked questions document (english version to come) to get more information about the room reservations.
Meredith Centre logo contest!
The Municipality of Chelsea is pleased to announce the official launch of the Meredith Centre Logo Contest. This contest, to get residents involved in the design of the official logo of the Meredith Centre, is open to all Chelsea residents. Click below for all details.
The Municipality awards a construction contract
A public meeting was held on February 23 at the Community Centre of Chelsea. Click here to view the public notice
Consult the December 2010 presentation of the Meredith Centre
Consult the most recent developements concerning the Meredith Centre.
Call for tender for general contractors - Meredith Centre Construction (Information in French Only)
Invitation to tender: Project Manager
The Municipality of Chelsea is bidding for a Project Manager in order to plan the construction of the Sports and Culture Complex – The Meredith Centre.
Document about the tender (only available in French)
Addenda 1 (only available in French)
Ice Rink Components (only available in French)
Gymnasium Components (only available in French)
Community Centre Components (only available in French)
Construction Committee Mandate
Meredith Centre Business Plan (only available in French)
Log Report(only available in French)
Questions and Answers (only available in French)
Addenda 2(only available in French)
The Caisse Desjardins de Hull collaborates with the Chelsea Foundation
Press release - The Caisse Desjardins de Hull and the Chelsea Foundation announced a joint venture worth $225,000 to promote activities and services for youth. The funds will go directly towards construction of the Meredith Centre.
Results of the June 14, 2009 Referendum
Voter turnout : 47%
% of vote
Public notice concerning the referendum of June 14, 2008
Public notice is hereby given to the persons registered on the Municipality's referendum list, that a referendum will be held on June 14, 2009, concerning By-Law No. 733-09, known as "By-Law to decree an expense and a loan not exceeding $9,800,000 for the construction of the Meredith Centre, a sports and cultural complex", adopted by Council on March 9, 2009.
Memorandum of understanding between the government of Québec and the Municipality of Chelsea
Memorendum of understanding (available in French only) between the Ministre des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire in regards to financial support for the Meredith Centre.
Public notice of the revision of the referemdum list
Public notice is hereby given by Bruce Devine, Acting Director General and referendum Officer, that the referendum list is deposited at the office of the municipality on May 15, 2009, shall be subject to revision before being used for the referendum scheduled for Sunday June 14, 2009.
Financial impact of the project
Public notice of a register
Public notice to those persons eligible to vote, having the right to be registered on the Municipality's referendum list for the following By-law: No. 733-09 - Borrowing By-law decreeing an expense and a loan in the amount not exceeding $9,800,000 for the construction of the Meredith Centre, a sport and cultural complex.
Answers to your questions
View a document with answers to the most frequently asked questions concerning the Meredith Centre.
Public presentation of the business plan
A public meeting was held in February 2009 to present the Meredith Centre Business Plan.
Letter from former Mayor Judy Grant
Read the letter from former Mayor Judy Grant on the Meredith Centre and the fundraising campaign.
Meredith Centre Exexutice Summary of Business Plan
On February 2, 2009, the Chelsea Foundation tabled the executive summary of their business plan.
Special events to be held at the Chelsea Foundation site
The Chelsea Foundation organizes a funfilled day of activities for the entire family on Feberuary 14, 2009.
Public information meetings
The Chelsea Foundation and the Municipality of Chelsea invite residents to public information meetings about the Meredith Centre project.
The meetings will be held at the Chelsea Community Centre (basement), 220 Old Chelsea Road
In English: Tuesday, February 24, 7 to 9 p.m.
In French: Wednesday, February 25, 7 to 9 p.m.
These topics will be discussed:
Presentation of the business plan (profitability)
Presentation of the governance model (ownership and management)
The business plan will be posted on the Chelsea Web site on Tuesday, February 3, 2009.
In September 2008, the provincial and federal governments announced a grant of $6,141,704 to Chelsea to build the Meredith recreation and cultural centre. The building will include a community centre, a double gymnasium, and anindoor skating rink (a total of 4,320 square metres). Construction will include a driveway, parking lot andlandscaping.
The Chelsea Foundation, which actively participated inachieving the Meredith Centre project, is a 10-year-old non-profit organization. Its role is to create recreation activity areas to benefit the local population.
View the financial participation of the federal and provincial governments and for details on the project.