City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the October 13 Meeting?

This month’s planning meeting will give council some post-Thanksgiving work to do in the form of a couple of small development projects that aren’t based around the south end, and some cultural heritage insight for the local history nerds out there. It’s unlikely to be the most intense planning meeting this year, but it will still be very busy.

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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?”

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?”

This Month at Council: Procedural Changes, Libraries Saved, and Pool Mourning

City Council came back from the summer break with a very busy agenda that included the long-awaited Strategic Plan, some controversial changes to the Procedural Bylaw, and the early closure of the pool at Centennial C.V.I. And there was one more thing, what was that? Oh yeah, the Baker District Redevelopment and the new main library! Continue reading “This Month at Council: Procedural Changes, Libraries Saved, and Pool Mourning”

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 September 9 Meeting?

This first planning meeting of the fall will start off rather light with a couple of statutory hearings, some granting requests, and a decision on a previous planning application. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the September 9 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for July 8, 2019

Two controversial developments, and maybe some new controversy concerning committees will be among the topics at this 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 July 8, 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?”

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

It’s our first planning meeting in a while on Monday as we catch up on several rezoning applications, review the third-quarter budget variance, and hear a special request from the Guelph Community Health Centre. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the December 10 Meeting?”