LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for November 8, 2017

Council hears the presentation of the 2018 Tax-Supported Operating Budget. You can click here for the 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 along below via Storify. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for November 8, 2017”

The 2018 Operating Budget in More Detail

Previously on Guelph Politico, we previewed the 2018 Tax-Supported Operating Budget in a very general way. Overall, the proposed budget suggests a 2.19 per cent, or $232,907,226, increase over the 2017 budget, and then there’s potential for spending 1.4 per cent more, or $3,194,028, in expansion packages. So what new spending is there in the 2018 budget? What new savings? What are the details behind those numbers? Continue reading “The 2018 Operating Budget in More Detail”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 8 Meeting?

The biggest piece of the the 2018 Budget, the Tax -Supported Operating Budget, has finally been revealed for all to see. The very general overview of the numbers we’re talking about and the increases (and in some cases, decreases) you will see are outlined below. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 8 Meeting?”