MEETING PREVIEW: Grand River Conservation Board Meeting for January 27, 2023

The last local board or shared service committee meeting of the month is the Grand River Conservation Authority’s board meeting, and as usual there’s a lot of business to cover. This month there’s money matters with the 2023 budget, lingering concerns about the recent passage of Bill 23, and a debrief about the authority’s response to last month’s holiday winter storm. Continue reading “MEETING PREVIEW: Grand River Conservation Board Meeting for January 27, 2023”

MEETING PREVIEW: Guelph Police Services Board for January 19, 2023

The Guelph Police Services Board will get together this Thursday for the first meeting of 2023; most of the items are pretty straightforward and will be remanded to the consent agenda. In terms of business that’s under points for discussion, we will welcome the new chair and vice-chair, and we will also hear what the police chief has to say about the last 30 days! Continue reading “MEETING PREVIEW: Guelph Police Services Board for January 19, 2023”

MEETING PREVIEW: Transit Advisory Committee Meeting for January 19, 2023

Are you ready to talk transit? You better be because the time has come for the first meeting of Guelph Transit Advisory Committee for this term, and this year! After sorting out the usual business of starting a new term at committee, the new and old members will dig in to the business of new changes to Transit coming up later this year (budget affirmation pending) and some updates about other transit business. Continue reading “MEETING PREVIEW: Transit Advisory Committee Meeting for January 19, 2023”

MEETING PREVIEW: Heritage Guelph Meeting for January 23, 2023

With the new year, Heritage Guelph is now officially under the proverbial gun thanks to changes in Bill 23 and the ongoing efforts to preserve the Ontario Reformatory Lands in the east end. Both of these items will be front and centre at this month’s Heritage Guelph committee meeting as the people in charge of protecting Guelph’s old places face some new challenges. Continue reading “MEETING PREVIEW: Heritage Guelph Meeting for January 23, 2023”

MEETING PREVIEW: County Social Services Meeting for January 11, 2023

This month’s Social Services Committee meeting at Wellington County, the first for 2023, looks to be very informative indeed. There will be an update about a key housing project, some 2023 budget talk, an update about the changing costs of childcare, and a report about last month’s holiday winter storm. A big agenda for the initial meeting of the year, and the first post-election turnover. Continue reading “MEETING PREVIEW: County Social Services Meeting for January 11, 2023”

MEETING PREVIEW: Board of Health Meeting for January 4, 2023

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is the proverbial early bird that gets the worm in 2023 with the first board, committee or council meeting in 2023! The first meeting of the Board of Health this term will see a new chair and executive elected before diving into the current state of public health and some insight into the area’s food insecurity concerns. Continue reading “MEETING PREVIEW: Board of Health Meeting for January 4, 2023”

MEETING PREVIEW: Accessibility Advisory Committee for December 20, 2022

In the last official City of Guelph committee function of 2022, the Accessibility Advisory Committee will meet for the first time this term to talk about a couple of pressing issues and do some orientation. After all the pressure to be as accessible as possible in this year’s local election, staff will talk about their results, and the committee will also hear from different staff members about a matter of play. Continue reading “MEETING PREVIEW: Accessibility Advisory Committee for December 20, 2022”