RECAP: Ward 5 Councillors Hold a Pleasant Saturday Chat on the Budget

The Ward 5 Councillors interrupted your pleasant Saturday to hold the latest town hall meeting on matters concerning the 2021 budget. Once again, members of the City of Guelph staff joined the conversation as people asked about going deeper on the budget numbers, how to navigate the new budget website, and what the financial impact of the 2021 budget might look like for your household. Continue reading “RECAP: Ward 5 Councillors Hold a Pleasant Saturday Chat on the Budget”

RECAP: Ward 5 Town Hall Covers Police and Library Matters

For the second time in the COVID-era, a pair of Guelph City Councillors held a virtual town hall via Zoom. Ward 5 Councillors Leanne Caron and Cathy Downer organized a gathering of around 30 people Thursday night to cover matters of law and order with members of the Guelph Police Service, and matters of the Guelph Public Library with the CEO and Board members. Below is the recap. Continue reading “RECAP: Ward 5 Town Hall Covers Police and Library Matters”

RECAP: Dolime, Bylaw, and Budget Were all Discussed at Ward 5 Town Hall

Ward 5 Councillors Leanne Piper and Cathy Downer gathered over 40 of their constituents at Mary Phelan Catholic School on a rainy Thursday night for a town hall. Several things were discussed including the Dolime Quarry deal, the comprehensive zoning bylaw review, and yes, the 2020 Municipal Budget. Here’s the recap. Continue reading “RECAP: Dolime, Bylaw, and Budget Were all Discussed at Ward 5 Town Hall”

RECAP: Zoning, Library, and Transit Discussed at Ward 5 Town Hall

On Thursday night, several Ward 5 residents came out to take part in a town hall organized by Councillors Cathy Downer and Leanne Piper. The topics included an overview of the Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw Review, an update about the Baker District Redevelopment, and the new main library branch, and some Q&A. This is the recap. Continue reading “RECAP: Zoning, Library, and Transit Discussed at Ward 5 Town Hall”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Susan Carey for Ward 1/5 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee

Susan Carey believes she has the *tools* to be a good school board trustee for the Upper Grand District School Board. Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Susan Carey for Ward 1/5 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Luke Weiler for Ward 1/5 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee

Luke Weiler is one of the people running in the very busy Ward 1 and 5 trustee race for the Upper Grand District School Board. Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Luke Weiler for Ward 1/5 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Jordan Lemke for Ward 1/5 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee

Jordan Lemke is one of five challengers, in addition to the two incumbents, running for the two Ward 1 and 5 slots on the Upper Grand District School Board. Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Jordan Lemke for Ward 1/5 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Martha MacNeil for Ward 1/5 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee

Martha MacNeil is one of two incumbents to represent Wards 1 and 5 on the Upper Grand District School Board. Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Martha MacNeil for Ward 1/5 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee”