City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 29 Meeting?

The one last city council meeting before the end of June will be a relatively light affair compared to the very content heavy COVID-19 meeting last week. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 29 Meeting?”

Council Preview Update: What Else is on the Agenda for the June 17 Meeting?

Wednesday is the monthly COVID-19 update meeting of city council, and it seems like there’s going to be a lot to update. From financial affairs, to the re-opening of patios, to the eventual re-opening of City services, there’s a lot that has to be covered in this month’s special pandemic-themed council meeting. Continue reading “Council Preview Update: What Else is on the Agenda for the June 17 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 15 Meeting?

This month’s planning meeting will have no planning applications. The rare reprise from those sometimes controversial meetings will allow city council to give its full attention to the results of community engagement about Guelph’s not-too-distant future. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 15 Meeting?”

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

If it’s the middle Wednesday of the month, then it’s time for the new regular monthly council meeting. Staff will present an update on all the effects and costs of the pandemic, but we’ll have to wait an extra couple of days to find out the full measure of those details. 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 May 27 Meeting?

Guelph city council gets back to planning matters, and the first official planning meeting since March. There’s one plan on the docket to get things warmed up again, and it could potentially bring more development to the south end. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 27 Meeting?”

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

Council returns to regular order for the first time in months, and the first regular meeting of council looks to have something for everybody. From the final ratification to the latest stage in Clair-Maltby planning, to year-end budget considerations, to water issues and solid waste, it’s going to be a policy wonk’s delight again at council. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 25 Meeting?”

Council Preview Update: What Else is on the Agenda for the May 11 Meeting?

Guelph city council will meeting again for the first time in nearly a month on Monday, and there be many things to discuss. Many of those details were not a part of the original agenda released for the meeting last week, but they were part of the amended agenda released Friday afternoon, and there are a lot of new details to go over. Continue reading “Council Preview Update: What Else is on the Agenda for the May 11 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 11 Meeting?

For the first time in nearly a month, Guelph’s city council will once again meet digitally, and it will likely come with the promise of more frequent meetings in the weeks to come. For this meeting though, we’ve got COVID updates, a deferred vote, and a motion to create more active transportation in town, at least on a temporary basis. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 11 Meeting?”

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

In the City of Guelph’s second ever emergency council meeting of the pandemic era (and last because there will be a name change later), the socially distant city council and senior staff will look at their actions so far, and the next phase of of the City’s technical and fiscal response to COVID-19, which needs to be council approved. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the April 16 Meeting?”

Amended Council Agenda Promises Fiscal Relief With (Maybe) a $6 Million Cost

The City Clerk’s office has released a consolidated agenda for Monday’s emergency city council meeting, which includes more details about what emergency action that city council is considering in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some local fiscal stimulus is being planned, and according to City staff, the emergency measures could come with a $4 to $6 million price tag. Continue reading “Amended Council Agenda Promises Fiscal Relief With (Maybe) a $6 Million Cost”