City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 27 Meeting?

There’s only one thing on the agenda for this meeting: the public delegations for the Tax Supported Operating Budget and Local Boards and Shared Services Budgets. If you have an opinion on either of these items, you have until the end of the week to let the Clerks Office know, and this is how. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 27 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 25 Meeting?

The regular council meeting agenda looks light, but looks can be deceiving as the ghosts from Committee of the Whole on new bus routes and harm reduction housing will likely come back to haunt. Plus, what is this mysterious motion about intervening on a Supreme Court Case? Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 25 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for November 12, 2019

The November planning meeting will try to tie off some loose ends from the October meeting. You can click here for the amended agenda from City Hall, and you can click here for the Politico preview. For the complete blow-by-blow of today’s council meeting, you can follow along on Twitter, or follow the tweets below. You can also watch the City’s own live-stream of the meeting here. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for November 12, 2019”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 20 Meeting?

The final presentation for the 2020 Budget features a lot of the local services that people engage with daily in Guelph, including the police, the library, and the local public health unit. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 20 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 18 Meeting?

This is the big one! We’ve been talking about the 2020 Budget for almost a month already, but the biggest, and most complicated, piece of the budget – the Tax Supported Operating Budget – has now been released, and it looks like it’s not going to provide city council with a lot of wiggle room. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 18 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 12 Meeting?

November’s planning meeting will see the return of a development that reached no conclusion last month, and two new developments that are probably going to generate the same degree of controversy with their size and height. Get ready! Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 12 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 13 Meeting?

It’s the first decision night of the 2020 Budget as council marks the final vote on the Capital Budget, and the 10-year Capital Forecast, along with the budgets for Water, Wastewater, Stormwater, Court, Building, and Parking Services. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 13 Meeting?”

Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 4 Meeting?

November’s Committee of the Whole meeting is going to bring some interesting reports for city council to explore including some audit work, the allocation of new buses, and some expansion work on the hospital that’s going to need some City funding. Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 4 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the October 30 Meeting?

The 2020 Budget process continues with the Non-tax Supported Operating Budget, which means all things water, wastewater, stormwater, parking, court costs and building fees. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the October 30 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the October 28 Meeting?

As October comes to an end, there’s not much that’s scary about the regular council meeting this month (unless you were hoping that staff might change their mind about allowing delegations at a certain new committee). Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the October 28 Meeting?”