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 24, 2022
Council will discuss the passage of the Transportation Master Plan. 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 24, 2022”
City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 24 Meeting?
Since city council approved the draft Transportation Master Plan last summer, the City of Guelph has initiated automated speed enforcement, installed new red light cameras, built several new pedestrian crossings, and committed to a 10-year investment in improved transit. What’s next? Well, for this special January meeting, council will approve (or not, potentially) the completed version of the Transportation Master Plan. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 24 Meeting?”
GUELPH POLITICAST #285 – Take a Hike!
There’s still a lot of summer left, so what are we supposed to do with some of our extra down time? How about enjoying some local paths and trails for a nice hike? It’s never not a good time to take a walk and enjoy the natural splendor of the Guelph area, but a warm day, a cool breeze, a clear trail, and a sensible pair of shoes is not a bad way to pass some time, and no one knows that better than the current head of the local hiking club. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #285 – Take a Hike!”
LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for December 17, 2018
Although the term has just begun, the year at council comes to end with some big discussions about cannabis, governance, and the Speedvale Trail Underpass. 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 tonight’s council meeting, you can follow me on Twitter, or follow the tweets below. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for December 17, 2018”