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

September’s planning meeting will be a busy one with three statutory public meetings; two will amend projects already approved, and the last one is for another new high rise development along Gordon Street. One of these projects has already gotten huge attention from delegates, and you can probably figure out which one. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the September 14 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for August 10, 2020

Two planning decisions and a notice of motion make the agenda for this bizarro August 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 August 10, 2020”

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

This month’s planning meeting of city council has a couple of decision reports on two recent proposed projects, but will these decisions cause any controversy with the general public? Check out the agenda for this unusual August council meeting and find out. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the August 10 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for July 13, 2020

In this month’s planning meeting, council will hear about changes to accessory apartments, and might refuse a high density development. 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 July 13, 2020”

City Hires a New Chief Planner to Carry Out Heavy Agenda

The Chief Planner is a pretty big hole to fill in the roster of City Hall senior staff, especially when there’s so much planning to do, even in the midst of a global pandemic. Well, that important position is no longer vacant as the City of Guelph announced Friday that they’ve filled the substantial shoes of the City’s now retired Chief Planner. Continue reading “City Hires a New Chief Planner to Carry Out Heavy Agenda”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 15 Meeting?

This month’s planning meeting will have no planning applications. The rare reprise from those sometimes controversial meetings will allow city council to give its full attention to the results of community engagement about Guelph’s not-too-distant future. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the June 15 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for May 27, 2020

Council will hold its first planning meeting of the pandemic era. 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 May 27, 2020”

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

Guelph city council gets back to planning matters, and the first official planning meeting since March. There’s one plan on the docket to get things warmed up again, and it could potentially bring more development to the south end. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 27 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for September 9, 2019

It’s time for the first planning meeting of the fall! 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 September 9, 2019”

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

The final planning meeting before summer break will feature two returning champions, and the reorganization of a couple of key committees. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the July 8 Meeting?”