LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for September 13, 2017

More questions concerning the management of Guelph Hydro will be address tonight. You can click here for the agenda from City Hall, and you can click here to read Politico’s preview of tonight’s meeting. For the complete blow-by-blow of tonight’s council meeting, you can follow me on Twitter, or follow along below via Storify. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for September 13, 2017”

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

A busy month at council rolls on with a short, but consequential, meeting concerning the organization of the Guelph Hydro board of directors. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the September 13 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for June 28, 2017

Tonight there are two special council meetings, as in shareholder meetings for Guelph Junction Railway and Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. You can click here for the amended agenda from City Hall, and you can click here to read Politico’s preview of tonight’s meeting. For the complete blow-by-blow of tonight’s council meeting, you can follow me on Twitter, or follow along below via Storify. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for June 28, 2017”

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

Next Wednesday, we will have our second special council meeting of the month to talk about various Guelph subsidiaries including Guelph Junction Railway, Guelph Hydro, and the always controversial Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 28 Meeting?”

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

When we last left the council discussion about what to do with Guelph Hydro, the Strategies and Options Committee (SOC) was given permission to pursue the potential of merging with similar sized utilities in our area. This special council-as-shareholders meeting of the Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. will present the results of that work so far and the potential next phases going forward. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 13 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 15, 2017

The future of Guelph Hydro will begin to be decided at tonight’s Special City Council as Shareholder of Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. Meeting. You can click here for the amended agenda from City Hall, and you can click here to read Politico’s preview of tonight’s meeting. For the complete blow-by-blow of tonight’s council meeting, you can follow me on Twitter, or follow along below via Storify. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 15, 2017”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for October 24, 2016

Tonight’s meeting will be mostly about Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc, and the responding to the Province’s review of Places to Grow. To follow all the action starting at 5 pm, you can click here for the amended agenda from City Hall, and you can click here to read Politico’s preview of tonight’s meeting. For the complete blow-by-blow of tonight’s council meeting, you can follow me on Twitter, or follow along below via Storify. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for October 24, 2016”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the October 24 Meeting?

Before council dives wholeheartedly into the 2017 budget, October’s last city council meeting will cover provincial planning, federal money for transit and the always contentious subject of Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the October 24 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 20 Meeting?

A special council meeting will be held tonight. In fact, it’s not really a council meeting, it’s the shareholders’ meeting for Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc., and it just so happens that city council and the GMHI shareholders have the same make-up. Much of the information to be presented tonight is already known, but still questions persist about the management of Guelph’s big ticket assets. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 20 Meeting?”

Special Meeting Will Discuss Lack of Return on Investment in District Energy, Plus LIVE BLOG!

City Hall will tackle the always contentious energy file in a special meeting tonight at 6 pm. Two reports are on the agenda: the Financial History of the GMHI Group of Companies and Current Issues, and the GMHI 2016 Restated Budget, and the former will reveal that the City may have to write down $8.7 million in investment into the District Energy assets in Hanlon Creek Business Park and Downtown Guelph. Continue reading “Special Meeting Will Discuss Lack of Return on Investment in District Energy, Plus LIVE BLOG!”