City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the April 9 Meeting?

It’s an astoundingly busy planning meeting this month as programs and manuals come back for review, and several new rezoning applications hold their statutory public hearing. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the April 9 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 12, 2018

This month’s planning meeting will feature development priorities, the state of the city’s brownfields, and the redevelopment of the Uniroyal plant. You can click here for the 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 February 12, 2018”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the February 12 Meeting?

It might be February, but this is the first planning meeting of the year as council will be asked to consider reports about he coming year of housing construction, the next several years of brownfield remediation, and the immediate future of one brownfield in particular. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the February 12 Meeting?”

What Guelph Cases Are Currently Before the OMB?

We hear a lot about the Ontario Municipal Board – the various cases they hear, the call for reform in some quarters of the province (including our own) – and there’s no denying the influence they have in how our cities are shaped and who gets to do the shaping. But would you be surprised to learn that there are nearly a dozen open cases concerning the City of Guelph before the OMB? So where are they, and what are they about? Continue reading “What Guelph Cases Are Currently Before the OMB?”