Here’s the first episode of the podcast for the year, and what are we talking about? Stuff that happened in the year that just ended! Before we let 2022 go for good, we’re going to go around the horseshoe, the one in the council chambers at 1 Carden Street, one more time. There weren’t that many council meetings between September and December, but that doesn’t mean nothing interesting happened. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #355 – …The Rest of the Year at City Council”
Tag: 50-60 Fife Road
RECAP: Heritage Guelph Meeting for November 14, 2022
The last Heritage Guelph meeting for this term of council offered a sneak preview of the challenges facing the next council. With Bill 23 creating some pretty stark changes for how heritage properties are preserved and protected in the future, planning staff offered a way forward in the short-term. Also, the committee had some thoughts on the council approved change in designation to 50-60 Fife Road. Here’s what happened in case you missed it. Continue reading “RECAP: Heritage Guelph Meeting for November 14, 2022”
This Week at Council: Heritage Designation Re-Debate and Goodbyes!
The day after Halloween offered at least one scare for anyone worried about heritage protection in Guelph. The last two meetings of the 2018-2022 term of council heard the objection of a heritage designation passed last summer in one, and then had one last moment of togetherness in the other. So let’s take a moment and recap how this very busy term of city council came to a close. Continue reading “This Week at Council: Heritage Designation Re-Debate and Goodbyes!”
LIVE BLOG: Special City Council Meeting for November 1, 2022
One more last bit of business before the official end of this term of council. 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: Special City Council Meeting for November 1, 2022”
City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the Special November 1 Meeting?
We’re back! Before the new council is sworn in in mid-November, we get two more council meetings to bookend your All Saints’ Day activities. For the morning, it’s a question of heritage: Will council re-commit to the decision they made in July about the demolition of a heritage home to make way for 18 new affordable units? The answer, and the circumstances, might surprise you. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the Special November 1 Meeting?”