New Routes, Done Routes, and Other Changes Coming to Guelph Transit

If it’s September, that means it’s time for some changes to your local public transit system. The City of Guelph and Guelph Transit have announced some changes coming this fall to a couple of different transit routes, and that means saying goodbye to a couple of runs, and hello to a brand new one. Continue reading “New Routes, Done Routes, and Other Changes Coming to Guelph Transit”

S&P Extends AA+ Credit Rating For a Seventh Year

A prime indicator for the financial health of the Corporation of the City of Guelph, Standards & Poors has affirmed its AA+ credit rating for the City for a seventh straight year while adding that the outlook is still stable. Continue reading “S&P Extends AA+ Credit Rating For a Seventh Year”

Public Feedback Wanted for Transportation Master Plan

How do you get around Guelph? How can you get around Guelph better? What do we need to do to have better roads, bike paths, walking trails, and transit routes? All these questions, and many more, are looking for answers by the City of Guelph, and they’re asking for your feedback for the Transportation Master Plan. Continue reading “Public Feedback Wanted for Transportation Master Plan”

City of Guelph Employee Assaulted, Man Arrested

Normally, trail maintenance is a relatively risk-less task with only, perhaps, the danger of heat stroke or dehydration on a hot day to be concerned about. Unfortunately though for a pair of City of Guelph employees, even staff members doing trail maintenance seem to have their critics. Continue reading “City of Guelph Employee Assaulted, Man Arrested”

ICYMI: Scott Stewart is the New CAO of the City of Guelph

Nearly seven months after the departure of the previous Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Guelph, city council announced Monday night that they had officially hired Deputy CAO Scott Stewart as the sole City employee directly accountable to council. Continue reading “ICYMI: Scott Stewart is the New CAO of the City of Guelph”

Library Discussion on the Back-Burner with New Staff Report

Monday’s City Council meeting was shaping up to be a clash between library lovers and City of Guelph staff making an argument to cut the size of the project, but the debate’s been postponed due to a new staff report that suggests the project could cost more than previously indicated.  Continue reading “Library Discussion on the Back-Burner with New Staff Report”

The Dogs Are Now Wild and Free! With Conditions. In Some Parks.

After a very active debate at City Council last month, the new leash-free rules are now in effect at Guelph parks. With that, the Royal City now officially has standards in terms of when and how you can let your dog go without a leash in the City’s 113 parks. Continue reading “The Dogs Are Now Wild and Free! With Conditions. In Some Parks.”

Staff Report Warns Trouble Ahead With Provincial Changes

In late breaking council agenda news, staff will lay out the recent changes to Provincial legislation what effect they will have on the City of Guelph. Long story short, it’s not good, and it’s still not exactly clear what the total effect will be. Continue reading “Staff Report Warns Trouble Ahead With Provincial Changes”

Guelph Police Fleet Moving to All Hybrids Starting this Fall

At an announcement at Guelph City Hall Thursday afternoon, the Guelph Police Service announced their intention to move to an all hybrid fleet over the next couple of years. From this fall going forward, all new police vehicles will be hybrid models as our city’s law enforcement is staking their claim to go green. Continue reading “Guelph Police Fleet Moving to All Hybrids Starting this Fall”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for June 17, 2019

The annual reports for Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc, and Guelph Junction Railway. You can click here and 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 June 17, 2019”