RECAP: Library Board Learns About Card Changes and Fundraising Plans

Tuesday night marked the first meeting of the Guelph Public Library Board of Directors for this term, and it’s newly embiggened with two additional city council representatives. At this meeting, all the new and old members got an update about the now finished plans about the new main library building and next steps, which includes fundraising. In other news, learn about changes that staff are making to improve membership for everyone. Continue reading “RECAP: Library Board Learns About Card Changes and Fundraising Plans”

CITY PAGES: Kindergarten Registration, Chickens and New Year’s Construction

The City of Guelph, and it’s various partners and agencies, put out a lot of information on a weekly basis, and while it all ends up on the City’s website somewhere, wouldn’t it be easier to just scroll through it all on one easy-to-read article on Guelph Politico here…? Continue reading “CITY PAGES: Kindergarten Registration, Chickens and New Year’s Construction”

CITY PAGES: Holiday Hours, New Year’s Buses, and Crime Stopppers Awards!

The City of Guelph, and it’s various partners and agencies, put out a lot of information on a weekly basis, and while it all ends up on the City’s website somewhere, wouldn’t it be easier to just scroll through it all on one easy-to-read article on Guelph Politico here…? Continue reading “CITY PAGES: Holiday Hours, New Year’s Buses, and Crime Stopppers Awards!”

CITY PAGES: Remembrance Day, Lifeguards, and Community Grant Applications

The City of Guelph, and it’s various partners and agencies, put out a lot of information on a weekly basis, and while it all ends up on the City’s website somewhere, wouldn’t it be easier to just scroll through it all on one easy-to-read article on Guelph Politico here…? Continue reading “CITY PAGES: Remembrance Day, Lifeguards, and Community Grant Applications”

CITY PAGES: Tech Day, Poster Winners, and Search and Rescue Training

The City of Guelph, and it’s various partners and agencies, put out a lot of information on a weekly basis, and while it all ends up on the City’s website somewhere, wouldn’t it be easier to just scroll through it all on one easy-to-read article on Guelph Politico here…? Continue reading “CITY PAGES: Tech Day, Poster Winners, and Search and Rescue Training”

CITY PAGES: Transit Changes, Barrels to Go and Help for 2SLGBTQI Youth

The City of Guelph, and it’s various partners and agencies, put out a lot of information on a weekly basis, and while it all ends up on the City’s website somewhere, wouldn’t it be easier to just scroll through it all on one easy-to-read article on Guelph Politico here…? Continue reading “CITY PAGES: Transit Changes, Barrels to Go and Help for 2SLGBTQI Youth”

Library Services Bounced Back From COVID Lockdowns in 2021

The Guelph Public Library has published its annual report from 2021, and the it looks like good news. After a year when the library was mostly shutdown because of COVID-19 lockdown precautions, most branches were open again for business as unusual, and proving to the community, again, that the Guelph Public Library is “an important social connector supporting our community throughout year two of the pandemic.” Continue reading “Library Services Bounced Back From COVID Lockdowns in 2021”

This Month at Council: Economic Plan, Growth Plan and Transportation Plan.

Guelph city council began the year 2022 by approving a lot of new long-term plans. Council set up and knocked down plans for economic development over the next four years, plans to manage growth for the next 30 years, and plans for moving people around town for that same time horizon. Here are all the developments from a surprisingly busy January around the virtual horseshoe. Continue reading “This Month at Council: Economic Plan, Growth Plan and Transportation Plan.”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for January 31, 2022

Some last minute council business before the end of the month. You can click here for the amended agendas 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 January 31, 2022”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 31 Meeting?

After a surprisingly busy January at city council, we come to the last meeting of the month. On the agenda is one last crack at the economic plan for the next four years, a couple of new appointments to local boards, and what will surely be an interesting discussion about whether the City of Guelph should stick its nose in Quebec’s business even if it’s in the cause of human rights. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 31 Meeting?”