City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the December 3 Meeting?

The final decisions of the 2020 municipal budget process will be made at this meeting as council struggles to keep the tax impact low, without creating too much disruption on the City’s ability to deliver services. How will all this work out? Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the December 3 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for November 18, 2019

Council will hear staff outline the Tax Supported Operating Budget. 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 18, 2019”

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

There’s only one thing on the agenda for this meeting: the public delegations for the Tax Supported Operating Budget and Local Boards and Shared Services Budgets. If you have an opinion on either of these items, you have until the end of the week to let the Clerks Office know, and this is how. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 27 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 18 Meeting?

This is the big one! We’ve been talking about the 2020 Budget for almost a month already, but the biggest, and most complicated, piece of the budget – the Tax Supported Operating Budget – has now been released, and it looks like it’s not going to provide city council with a lot of wiggle room. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 18 Meeting?”

Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the April 1 Meeting?

April Fools! It’s time for Committee of the Whole again, and the topic is Corporate Services, which is no joke! Really. Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the April 1 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for March 5, 2019

Welcome to the last time you’ll have to Google the phrase “Guelph Budget 2019.” Hopefully. 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 March 5, 2019”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the March 5 Meeting?

In the season finale of the annual budget process, the last two pieces of the City’s financial puzzle will fall into place, but how will the final numbers add up? Who knows? But here is where it will begin. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the March 5 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 20, 2019

Members of the public will finally be able to have their say about the Tax-Supported Operating Budget, and the Local Boards and Shared Services Budget. 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 20, 2019”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the February 20 Meeting?

After weeks of presentations and questions from council, it’s time for you, the people, to have your say about the 2019 Guelph Budget. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the February 20 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 7, 2019

City council reviews the Tax Supported Operating Budget. 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 7, 2019”