LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 10, 2020

It’s going to be a *big* night at city council. 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 February 10, 2020”

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

It should be night of potential NIMBY fireworks at this month’s planning meeting as council renders a decision on one controversial development, and hears the planning application for a *really* controversial new project. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the February 10 Meeting?”

This Month at Council: Our Energy, Carbon Tax, and Two New Apartment Projects

Council began 2020 slowly, but that doesn’t mean there wasn’t anything of consequence discussed. From a new program to retrofit homes, to a potential concern with an Official Plan Amendment, and two new interesting apartment developments, here’s a look what happened in January around the horseshoe. Continue reading “This Month at Council: Our Energy, Carbon Tax, and Two New Apartment Projects”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for Janaury 27, 2020 PART 2

Two statutory meetings that might be a little controversial make up 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 Janaury 27, 2020 PART 2”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 27 Planning Meeting?

After a brief regular meeting, we will get what will surely be a longer planning meeting with two statutory meetings for two re-zoning applications, and a consent agenda that features an Official Plan amendment, two sign bylaw variance requests, and a heritage exemption request. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 27 Planning Meeting?”

This Month at Council: Budget Complete and Other Unfinished Business

Guelph City Council finished the year by passing one of the toughest budgets of the last several years, and by looking ahead to new tech changes at City Hall in the new year. At the same time, there were still a few contentious planning matters left to tie off. Here’s the look back at December around the horseshoe. Continue reading “This Month at Council: Budget Complete and Other Unfinished Business”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for December 9, 2019 PART 2

This month’s planning meeting has more development news for Gordon Street. 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 December 9, 2019 PART 2”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the December 9 Planning Meeting?

The final planning meeting of the year will again put the spotlight on Gordon Street with one approved plan, and another proposed one. Council will also hear the final version of the new standards for commercial and mixed-use properties. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the December 9 Planning Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for November 12, 2019

The November planning meeting will try to tie off some loose ends from the October 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 November 12, 2019”

This Month at Council: Budget Begins, Real Estate, and the Shortest Meeting Ever!

This month saw an increase in the time spent in the council chambers as the 2020 budget process got underway with two presentations. In other areas there was some high drama about a high-rise, and some questions about an elaborate new city building project in a marathon Election Night meeting of council. For everything else, here’s the council recap for October. Continue reading “This Month at Council: Budget Begins, Real Estate, and the Shortest Meeting Ever!”