LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 22, 2021

There’s not much to do this week but approve Committee of the Whole reports. 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 22, 2021”

Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the March 1 Meeting?

March begins with a Committee of the Whole meeting, and there’s going to be a lot of work to cover at this first council meeting of the month. There’s going to be a lot of reports from Governance to consider, plus a big report about this summer’s patio program, and the quarterly update about the City and Public Health’s COVID-19 response. In terms of council work, March is coming in like a lion! Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the March 1 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the February 22 Meeting?

By the time we get here it will have been a busy month at (virtual) city council, so we have a nice, easy regular meeting where most of the action seems to be contained to the closed session. Everything else will re-run what we saw before at Committee of the Whole unless there’s some late, breaking council business. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the February 22 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: Committee of the Whole Meeting for February 1, 2021

This month’s committee meeting will show you the money! 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 February 1, 2021”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for January 25, 2021

It’s the first of back-to-back meetings on this last Monday in January. 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 January 25, 2021”

Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the February 1 Meeting?

February’s Committee of the Whole meeting brings only a couple of items to council for consideration, one from the Corporate Services file, and one from the Audit Committee. This committee meeting is going to be all about money matters, investing and auditing, plus there will be a few members of staff who will get their moment in the spotlight for recent accomplishments. Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the February 1 Meeting?”

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

In the first of two back-to-back meetings, city council will ratify almost all of what they passed at Committee of the Whole, make a couple of new appointments to local boards, and an epic closed meeting session. It should be a brief warm-up for a significantly longer meeting that will happen after this. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 25 Regular Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: Committee of the Whole Meeting for January 11, 2021

Welcome to the first city council meeting of 2021! 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 January 11, 2021”

GUELPH POLITICAST #255 – An End to Demolition By Neglect

The last council meeting of 2020 dealt heavily with the protection of heritage, including one particular case of the Old Crawley farmhouse. Perhaps the fall of the Preston Springs Hotel in Cambridge over the holidays portends a similar fate for valuable heritage buildings in Guelph, but one thing is certain: If we care about our heritage buildings and features, time is running out to save them. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #255 – An End to Demolition By Neglect”

Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 11 Meeting?

This is the first city council meeting of 2021, and it will feature a look into the future, a look into the present, and a look into the past. On the agenda is the work plan from council’s one employee, a handful of sign variances, and a delayed look at a plan for Guelph’s heritage. Plus, there’s a new group that council wants Guelph to be a member of. Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 11 Meeting?”