GUELPH POLITICAST #168 – The Transit Pass with TAAG

The Service Review was delivered, council took its recommendations seriously, and the new spending it proposed was passed in the annual budget process. So everything worked out, right? Not so fast, because the work of improving transit is ongoing, and there’s a group in town is keeping a watchful eye on the situation as it develops. It’s time for the Transit Pass! Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #168 – The Transit Pass with TAAG”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for March 5, 2019

Welcome to the last time you’ll have to Google the phrase “Guelph Budget 2019.” Hopefully. 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 March 5, 2019”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the March 5 Meeting?

In the season finale of the annual budget process, the last two pieces of the City’s financial puzzle will fall into place, but how will the final numbers add up? Who knows? But here is where it will begin. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the March 5 Meeting?”

Budget and South End Matters Discussed at Ward 6 Town Hall

Thursday night, the two Ward 6 Councillors, Mark MacKinnon and Dominique O’Rourke,  held their first town hall of the new term to discuss the progress on the budget, and some of the upcoming changes to Guelph’s southern most jurisdiction. Below, you can watch the live stream or recap the live blog via Twitter. Continue reading “Budget and South End Matters Discussed at Ward 6 Town Hall”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 20, 2019

Members of the public will finally be able to have their say about the Tax-Supported Operating Budget, and the Local Boards and Shared Services Budget. 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 February 20, 2019”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 13, 2019

The budgets for Local Boards and Shared Services are revealed. 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 February 13, 2019”

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

After weeks of presentations and questions from council, it’s time for you, the people, to have your say about the 2019 Guelph Budget. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the February 20 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 7, 2019

City council reviews the Tax Supported Operating Budget. 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 February 7, 2019”

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

And now for the final piece of the budget puzzle for 2019, the Local Boards and Shared Services Budget; six key areas for life and living in the Royal City. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the February 13 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for January 30, 2019

The Capital Budget potion of the 2019 City of Guelph Budget will get Council’s approval tonight. 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 January 30, 2019”