LIVE BLOG: Committee of the Whole Meeting for January 14, 2019

Today, Committee of the Whole will surely hear an earful on Bill 66 and the Parkland Dedication Bylaw update. You can click here for the amended agenda from City Hall, and you can click here (and here) for the Politico preview. For the complete blow-by-blow of today’s Committee meeting, you can follow me 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 14, 2019”

City Staff Have Concerns With Bill 66, and Want City Council to Endorse Them

The Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, the now infamous Bill 66, will be a major point of debate when the Ontario Legislature returns next month. For City of Guelph staff though, the debate is over. They’re not fans. Continue reading “City Staff Have Concerns With Bill 66, and Want City Council to Endorse Them”

Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 14 Meeting?

Committee of the Whole meets for the first time since July, and for the first time of this new era of City Council, and the agenda includes big ticket items like red light cameras, the Parkland Dedication Bylaw, and council’s response to the Ontario government’s most controversial bit of legislation yet. Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 14 Meeting?”

Complete List of Council and Public Appointments to Boards, Agencies, and Committees

Before last night’s meeting, city council met as a striking committee to appoint members of the public to fill vacancies on various boards and committees, and to appoint themselves to the same. The complete list is below: Continue reading “Complete List of Council and Public Appointments to Boards, Agencies, and Committees”

Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the July 3 Meeting?

In what will be last Committee of the Whole meeting before the election, city council will be going over the future. Future schedules, future heritage plans, future community centres, and sign bylaw variances will all be up for discussion. Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the July 3 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: Committee of the Whole for June 5, 2018

This month’s Committee of the Whole meeting will try and not break any kinds of records for length. 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 committee meeting, you can follow me on Twitter, or follow the tweets below. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: Committee of the Whole for June 5, 2018”

Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 5 Meeting?

This month’s Committee meeting will try and not reach an epic length time while dealing with issues held over from May, along with financial updates, a new customer service strategy, a service review update, and a motion to make Guelph officially bee friendly. Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 5 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: Committee of the Whole for May 7, 2018

Today, it’s all about parking, power and pennies as Corporate Services and Infrastructure, Development and Enterprise have their turn at 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 committee meeting, you can follow me on Twitter, or follow the tweets below. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: Committee of the Whole for May 7, 2018”

Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 7 Meeting?

At this month’s Committee of the Whole, the Community Energy Initiative gets an update, the Parking Master Plan and Red Light Cameras will be discussed, surpluses will be allocated to various funds, and we’ll try again to review the present committee structure without blowing it up. Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 7 Meeting?”