LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for Jun 10, 2019

It’s time again to plan at City Council as councillors sit down for this month’s planning meeting.  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 Jun 10, 2019”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 10 Meeting?

On the planning meeting agenda this month is a couple of statutory items, a request for a planning application extension, and the return of a fan-favourite topic about driveways. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 10 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for May 13, 2019

Driveway Width, and the Clair-Maltby Secondary Plan will make for a long meeting. 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 13, 2019”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 13 Meeting?

For the month of May, the planning meeting brings three major pieces for discussion before city council. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 13 Meeting?”

Guelph Politico’s Top 10 News Stories of 2018!

December means end of the year lists, and when you’re a Guelph news site, that means taking account of the last 12 months worth of stories and deciding which were the 10 most compelling. Here’s the year in news according the finest mind of Guelph Politico! Continue reading “Guelph Politico’s Top 10 News Stories of 2018!”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for September 10, 2018

Big developments, new heritage properties, and affordable housing join the bylaw suspension proposal on tonight’s council meeting agenda, the last one before the election. 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 tonight’s council meeting, you can follow me on Twitter, or follow the tweets below. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for September 10, 2018”

Two Neighbourhood Groups Worried About Bylaw Suspensions

The issues around bylaw (over) enforcement of driveway width have a number of people all over Guelph backing a notice of motion by Ward 1 Councillor Dan Gibson to suspend certain provisions of the zoning bylaw until a review is complete. In some Guelph neighbourhoods though, this idea is going to be a tough sell. Continue reading “Two Neighbourhood Groups Worried About Bylaw Suspensions”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the September 10 Meeting?

The last city council meeting before the October 22 election will feature the debate over the driveway bylaw suspension, a handful of heritage designations, and a return appearance by a whole host of your favourite high density developments from the last year! Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the September 10 Meeting?”

RECAP: Gibson Hosts Update on the Driveway Width Enforcement Concerns

Driveway width. It’s been the political controversy of the year, and as council prepares to hear the matter of a suspension of certain provisions of bylaw enforcement, members of the Guelph community gathered this evening at the Victoria Road Recreation Centre to get an update. Ward 1 Councillor Dan Gibson hosted a town hall on the matter, and this is the recap.  Continue reading “RECAP: Gibson Hosts Update on the Driveway Width Enforcement Concerns”