City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 30 Meeting?

After a week off due to the Victoria Day long weekend, council gets back to business by recapped the business from the Committee of the Whole, but there’s also some new items on the agenda too. To wrap up May, we’re going to look at some funding for affordable housing, new public committee appointments, and some extra training money for one of the city councillors that wants to go over budget. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 30 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for May 16, 2022

Decisions about the Clair-Maltby Secondary Plan will be made. 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 May 16, 2022”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for May 9, 2022

A decision, a proposal and urban designs are 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: City Council Meeting for May 9, 2022”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 16 Meeting?

A special meeting for a very special topic. You’ve probably heard about the Clair-Maltby Secondary Plan, you may have even taken part one of the numerous planning meetings on the subject over the last seven years, or maybe you just have a thought about growth or protecting the environment. Whatever your thoughts and concerns about Clair-Maltby, you’re going to want to take your last chance to share them on May 16. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 16 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: Committee of the Whole Meeting for May 2, 2022

Money matters, and some election related matters open the month of May at 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: Committee of the Whole Meeting for May 2, 2022”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 9 Meeting?

Spring may be construction season, but there’s not a lot of a lot of building coming up at this month’s planning meeting. While one big-ish project comes back for final approval, another one hits the first step to get public and council feedback. Also, the planning for the future redevelopment of an area in the Ward comes back to council for further consultation. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 9 Meeting?”

This Month at Council: Parks, Solid Waste, and Community Benefit Charges

It was a very consequential month at Guelph City Council, especially if you’re a fan of parkland and infrastructure. Bookended by intense debates around the demand for more park space, new bans on a variety of single-use plastics, and the delegation of authority to staff when planned capital go way over budget, the month also dealt with a heritage appeal, a new big density development and the new Community Benefit Charges. Here’s the recap for April. Continue reading “This Month at Council: Parks, Solid Waste, and Community Benefit Charges”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for April 25, 2022

Council will revisit some decisions from 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 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 April 25, 2022”

Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 2 Meeting?

For this May meeting of Committee of the Whole, there are money matters on the agenda, and some administrative stuff for the coming election. It’s a good time for both these topics considering that Monday May 2 is also the official kick-off of Municipal Election season, the first day that people can file their nomination papers. Perhaps there’s something in this meeting that people will be interested in running on. Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 2 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the April 25 Meetings?

After a break for the Easter weekend, city council gets back to business as usual with the end of the month regular meeting. If you feel an overwhelming need to revisit anything from the Committee of the Whole meeting earlier this month, this is a good time to do it because there’s almost nothing else on the agenda. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the April 25 Meetings?”