LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for April 14, 2021

Get ready to learn more about parking bylaws, and potential changes for same! 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 14, 2021”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the April 14 Meeting?

The second of two council meetings for the second week of April will be another council workshop. If you’re at all interested in matters of parking in Guelph, whether that’s paid parking downtown, or how much space you’re going to get in your own driveway at home, then this is a meeting you will want to pay attention to even though members of the public won’t be able to participate. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the April 14 Meeting?”

What a Day for a Parkade! City Opens New Facility with Fanfare

The new Market Parkade on Wilson Street opened with unusual fanfare Saturday morning as representatives of the City of Guelph, the Downtown Guelph Business Association, and the regualr crowds making their way to the Farmers’ Market took a few minutes to take in the ribbon-cutting of Guelph’s newest parking amenity. Continue reading “What a Day for a Parkade! City Opens New Facility with Fanfare”

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

This special meeting of City Council will focus on the Baker District Redevelopment, which includes the new branch of the Guelph Public Library. Back in July, a staff report suggested that they need to cut millions of dollars from the budget for this project, and that it was already going over budget. So what does the situation looking like now two-months later? Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the September 16 Meeting?”

City Celebrates First New Parkade in [Emphasis] 30 Years!

30 years. If today’s groundbreaking of the Wilson Street Parkade was a drinking game, the key phrase would be “30 years”. In remarks before the groundbreaking, Mayor Cam Guthrie, Chief Administrative Office Derrick Thomson, and executive director of the Downtown Guelph Business Association Marty Williams wanted to make sure everybody knows that this is the first new parkade in the city’s core in 30 years. Continue reading “City Celebrates First New Parkade in [Emphasis] 30 Years!”

PRESS RELEASE – Repairs to East Parkade Start Monday

Do you drive downtown regularly? That may be a bit more difficult come Monday as repairs are undertaken at the East Parkade parking structure alongside the Sleeman Centre.

Here’s the press release from the City of Guelph:

Guelph, ON, April 8, 2015 – The City is undertaking structural maintenance and repair work in the East Parkade (corner of Macdonell and Woolwich streets), starting on Monday, April 13.

Subject to weather conditions, the work will take approximately four months to complete, and will require some parking levels to be closed.

“We thank East parkade users for their patience and understanding as we continue to ensure the parking lot meets acceptable safety standards”, explained Allister McIlveen, Manager, Transportation Services. “The City will assist permit holders by arranging alternate parking in the downtown core.”

To find alternative parking options visit guelph.ca/parking