FLASHBACK: The Last Stand of a Family Thrift Store

There are many people invested in the Baker Street redevelopment, a plan to revitalize what’s presently an underutilized section of the downtown core. A new main branch of the Guelph Public Library will be there, along with new commercial and residential opportunities, but if it’s seemed a long time in waiting for these changes, you’re right. Continue reading “FLASHBACK: The Last Stand of a Family Thrift Store”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 25, 2019

One big item, and the consent agenda from Committee of the Whole, makes up this last council meeting of the month. 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 February 25, 2019”

Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the March 4 Meeting?

Water matters, and a new proposal for acquiring the Guelph Innovation District lands are the subject for this Infrastructure, Development and Enterprise meeting of the Committee of the Whole. Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the March 4 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the March 5 Meeting?

In the season finale of the annual budget process, the last two pieces of the City’s financial puzzle will fall into place, but how will the final numbers add up? Who knows? But here is where it will begin. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the March 5 Meeting?”

Budget and South End Matters Discussed at Ward 6 Town Hall

Thursday night, the two Ward 6 Councillors, Mark MacKinnon and Dominique O’Rourke,  held their first town hall of the new term to discuss the progress on the budget, and some of the upcoming changes to Guelph’s southern most jurisdiction. Below, you can watch the live stream or recap the live blog via Twitter. Continue reading “Budget and South End Matters Discussed at Ward 6 Town Hall”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 20, 2019

Members of the public will finally be able to have their say about the Tax-Supported Operating Budget, and the Local Boards and Shared Services 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 February 20, 2019”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 13, 2019

The budgets for Local Boards and Shared Services are revealed. 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 February 13, 2019”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 11, 2019

One new development, and the final passage of the Development Charges Bylaw are heard by City 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 February 11, 2019”

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

After weeks of presentations and questions from council, it’s time for you, the people, to have your say about the 2019 Guelph Budget. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the February 20 Meeting?”