City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the September 23 Meeting?

After a very busy first three weeks in September, the last council meeting of the month will be comparatively light with a review of a couple of items from the Committee of the Whole agenda, and some follow-up information. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the September 23 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the September 16 Meeting?

This special meeting of City Council will focus on the Baker District Redevelopment, which includes the new branch of the Guelph Public Library. Back in July, a staff report suggested that they need to cut millions of dollars from the budget for this project, and that it was already going over budget. So what does the situation looking like now two-months later? Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the September 16 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the September 9 Meeting?

This first planning meeting of the fall will start off rather light with a couple of statutory hearings, some granting requests, and a decision on a previous planning application. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the September 9 Meeting?”

Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the September 3 Meeting?

It’s back to business as usual and unusual for City Council, as they sit for the first time since the end of July. September’s Committee of the Whole brings forward a long list of items from the Corporate Services and Public Services agenda including trains, training, contracts, plans, and diversity. Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the September 3 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the July 8 Meeting?

The final planning meeting before summer break will feature two returning champions, and the reorganization of a couple of key committees. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the July 8 Meeting?”

Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the July 2 Meeting?

July will mark the last Committee of the Whole meeting before the summer break, and it will be about the immediate and long-term plans for council, traffic issues, and various other imperatives of Infrastructure, Enterprise and Development (plus Corporate Services). Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the July 2 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 24 Meeting?

To finish up June, council will revisit leash-free parks in Guelph, and also look ahead to the next phase of winning the Smart Cities Challenge, and what’s going to happen now that the Province has shaken up development charges. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 24 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 17 Meeting?

It only comes once a year, the annual shareholder meetings for both Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc, and Guelph Junction Railway. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 17 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 10 Meeting?

On the planning meeting agenda this month is a couple of statutory items, a request for a planning application extension, and the return of a fan-favourite topic about driveways. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 10 Meeting?”