This Month at Council: Economic Plan, Growth Plan and Transportation Plan.

Guelph city council began the year 2022 by approving a lot of new long-term plans. Council set up and knocked down plans for economic development over the next four years, plans to manage growth for the next 30 years, and plans for moving people around town for that same time horizon. Here are all the developments from a surprisingly busy January around the virtual horseshoe. Continue reading “This Month at Council: Economic Plan, Growth Plan and Transportation Plan.”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for January 31, 2022

Some last minute council business before the end of the month. You can click here for the amended agendas 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 January 31, 2022”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 31 Meeting?

After a surprisingly busy January at city council, we come to the last meeting of the month. On the agenda is one last crack at the economic plan for the next four years, a couple of new appointments to local boards, and what will surely be an interesting discussion about whether the City of Guelph should stick its nose in Quebec’s business even if it’s in the cause of human rights. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 31 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: Committee of the Whole Meeting for January 10, 2022

Let the first Committee of the Whole of 2022 commence! You can click here for the amended agendas 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: Committee of the Whole Meeting for January 10, 2022”

Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 10 Meeting?

It’s a new year at city council, and the last year for this current term. To kick-off 2022, Committee of the Whole will have a laid back meeting with two items before the horseshoe, a presentation from the administrative head of the City, and a presentation about the city’s short-term economic future. Let’s enjoy the lack of controversy (presumably) while it lasts… Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 10 Meeting?”

CITY PAGES: No Walking Tours, No Grads, But You Can Still Clean and Green

The City of Guelph puts out a lot of information on a weekly basis, and while it all ends up on the City’s website somewhere, wouldn’t it be easier to just scroll through it all on one easy-to-read article on Guelph Politico here…? Continue reading “CITY PAGES: No Walking Tours, No Grads, But You Can Still Clean and Green”

GUELPH POLITICAST #80 – Danna Evans, General Manager of Culture, Tourism & Community Investment

Is Guelph a tourism destination? That’s debatable. Certainly many Guelphites would argue that there are reasons that people who don’t live in Guelph should visit Guelph. Great festivals, a cool downtown, a big church you can see from everywhere… the Royal City is where it’s at, and this week, I talk to the person in charge of making sure you know all about it. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #80 – Danna Evans, General Manager of Culture, Tourism & Community Investment”