Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the December 2 Meeting?

The final Committee of the Whole meeting of the year will be relatively light, as the whole of council digs into potential changes to waste collection, and the budget numbers from the third quarter, as well as get a demonstration about the power of local data. Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the December 2 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for November 20, 2019

The final piece of the 2020 Budget will be presented, the Local Boards and Shared Services Budgets. 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 November 20, 2019”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for November 18, 2019

Council will hear staff outline the Tax Supported Operating 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 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 November 18, 2019”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 25 Meeting?

The regular council meeting agenda looks light, but looks can be deceiving as the ghosts from Committee of the Whole on new bus routes and harm reduction housing will likely come back to haunt. Plus, what is this mysterious motion about intervening on a Supreme Court Case? Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 25 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for November 13, 2019

Council votes on the Capital Budget, and the Non-tax Supported Operating 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 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 November 13, 2019”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for November 12, 2019

The November planning meeting will try to tie off some loose ends from the October 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 November 12, 2019”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 20 Meeting?

The final presentation for the 2020 Budget features a lot of the local services that people engage with daily in Guelph, including the police, the library, and the local public health unit. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 20 Meeting?”

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

The hospital, harm reduction housing, and new buses are all on the agenda. 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 November 4, 2019”

This Month at Council: Budget Begins, Real Estate, and the Shortest Meeting Ever!

This month saw an increase in the time spent in the council chambers as the 2020 budget process got underway with two presentations. In other areas there was some high drama about a high-rise, and some questions about an elaborate new city building project in a marathon Election Night meeting of council. For everything else, here’s the council recap for October. Continue reading “This Month at Council: Budget Begins, Real Estate, and the Shortest Meeting Ever!”

The Politico Calendar for November 2019

It’s the start of November, and you know what that means: Christmas is almost here! Before we get inundated with all the Yuletide festivities and holiday carols, there’s still an awful lot of stuff to get through, and some of that is listed on this month’s Politico Calendar. Continue reading “The Politico Calendar for November 2019”