Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 13 Meeting?

After a month-long holiday break, city council is getting together again. Kicking off the new year, and the new decade, council will gather for the first time as Committee of the Whole to hear about items from the Infrastructure, Development and Enterprise agenda, with an emphasis on energy savings initiatives. Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 13 Meeting?”

This Month at Council: Budget Complete and Other Unfinished Business

Guelph City Council finished the year by passing one of the toughest budgets of the last several years, and by looking ahead to new tech changes at City Hall in the new year. At the same time, there were still a few contentious planning matters left to tie off. Here’s the look back at December around the horseshoe. Continue reading “This Month at Council: Budget Complete and Other Unfinished Business”

LIVE BLOG: Committee of the Whole Meeting for December 2, 2019

Committee of the Whole gets together for the last time before the Christmas break. 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 December 2, 2019”

This Month at Council: Troubles on Gordon, Social Housing Debate, and Mostly the Budget

November was a busy month at city council with some very long debates about housing and the 2020 budget. From harm reduction housing to the allocation of five new buses to the passage of the 2020 Capital Budget, let’s look back at the very long month in the council chambers. Continue reading “This Month at Council: Troubles on Gordon, Social Housing Debate, and Mostly the Budget”

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: 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”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for October 28, 2019

It’s the last pass for the Committee of the Whole 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: City Council Meeting for October 28, 2019”

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

November’s Committee of the Whole meeting is going to bring some interesting reports for city council to explore including some audit work, the allocation of new buses, and some expansion work on the hospital that’s going to need some City funding. Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 4 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the October 28 Meeting?

As October comes to an end, there’s not much that’s scary about the regular council meeting this month (unless you were hoping that staff might change their mind about allowing delegations at a certain new committee). Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the October 28 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: Committee of the Whole Meeting for October 7, 2019

Discussion papers, sign variances, and some new policy directions are up for discussion this month in Committee. 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 October 7, 2019”