It was a very consequential month at Guelph City Council, especially if you’re a fan of parkland and infrastructure. Bookended by intense debates around the demand for more park space, new bans on a variety of single-use plastics, and the delegation of authority to staff when planned capital go way over budget, the month also dealt with a heritage appeal, a new big density development and the new Community Benefit Charges. Here’s the recap for April. Continue reading “This Month at Council: Parks, Solid Waste, and Community Benefit Charges”
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LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for April 11, 2022
A planning meeting kicks of the a busy pre-holiday week at 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: City Council Meeting for April 11, 2022”
City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the April 11 Meeting?
This month’s planning meeting will have a decision, a proposal, and an objection. The fate of a hotel property in the south end will be decided, and so will the heritage quality of an old farmhouse on York Road. In terms of new developments, after years of planning, we finally have a plan for an empty stretch north of Arkell that’s been in the works for a long time now. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the April 11 Meeting?”