City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 14 Meeting?

It only comes once a year, the annual shareholder meetings for both Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc, and Guelph Junction Railway. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 14 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: Committee of the Whole Meeting for June 4, 2019

It’s only a day late, but it’s time again for Committee of the Whole! 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: Committee of the Whole Meeting for June 4, 2019”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 10 Meeting?

On the planning meeting agenda this month is a couple of statutory items, a request for a planning application extension, and the return of a fan-favourite topic about driveways. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 10 Meeting?”

GUELPH POLITICAST #173 – Robert Swayze, Integrity Commissioner

If you’re lucky, then you will only ever hear from the integrity commissioner once a year when he or she delivers their annual report. But if your city council is dysfunctional, and unable to work together cordially or in good faith, then the integrity commissioner is your best friend. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #173 – Robert Swayze, Integrity Commissioner”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for May 27, 2019

A contentious debate about the City’s initiatives on climate change will take place 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 May 27, 2019”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 27 Meeting?

As May comes to an end, City Council will hear about potential new affordable housing developments, an update on the Swimming Pool and Hot Tub Bylaw, and a special resolution that should generate a lot of discussion. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 27 Meeting?”

GUELPH POLITICAST #172 – The Clash Over Clair-Maltby

Clair-Maltby is hundreds of acres of mostly untouched greenspace in Guelph’s south end. For some, it represents millions of dollars in potential real estate profit, and for others, it represents a chance to develop in an environmentally responsible way that avoids the natural instinct to sprawl. These ideals clashed before City Council this past Monday. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #172 – The Clash Over Clair-Maltby”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for May 13, 2019

Driveway Width, and the Clair-Maltby Secondary Plan will make for a long meeting. 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 May 13, 2019”

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

For the month of May, the planning meeting brings three major pieces for discussion before city council. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 13 Meeting?”