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”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the February 7 Meeting?

After a big build up the last month, the City of Guelph has finally released the 2019 Tax Supported Operating Budget. So how will it affect the bottom line of the city, and the bottom line for local property owners? Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the February 7 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for January 23, 2019

The first phase of the 2019 Budget gets approved 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 23, 2019”

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

Previously at the City Council deliberations for the 2019 Budget, the horseshoe received the Capital Budget and Forecast report. On January 30th, they’ll vote for it. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 30 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for January 16, 2019

At tonight’s meeting, the 2019 Capital Budget, and 10-Year Forecast will be presented and delegated upon. 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 Committee meeting, you can follow me 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 16, 2019”

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

Time flies by so quickly, and it’s already time to vote on a portion of the 2019 budget, starting with the Non-tax Supported Operating Budget. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 23 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for January 10, 2019

City council starts again after the holiday break tonight, with the first official meeting of to discuss the 2019 Guelph 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 tonight’s council meeting, you can follow me on Twitter, or follow the tweets below. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for January 10, 2019”

GUELPH POLITICAST #155 – Abhi Kantamneni

How do we better absorb data sets? Is it seeing all the numbers in black and white on pages of spreadsheets, or is by seeing it in a simple graphic that’s both colourful and interactive? Can data be beautiful? Can our municipal budget? The guest on this week’s podcast has already made the case that it can! Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #155 – Abhi Kantamneni”

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

In what might be the biggest piece of the annual budget, City Council will hear about where Guelph’s Capital spending will go in 2019 and beyond… Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 16 Meeting?”