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

It’s the first decision night of the 2020 Budget as council marks the final vote on the Capital Budget, and the 10-year Capital Forecast, along with the budgets for Water, Wastewater, Stormwater, Court, Building, and Parking Services. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 13 Meeting?”

City Announces Potential Agreement to Close Dolime, Make it Guelph, and Develop It

After decades of controversy, and years of legal wrangling, the City of Guelph announced this morning that the Dolime Quarry will qclose, be absorbed into Guelph’s municipal boundaries and turned into a new residential neighbourhood. All this, of course, pending positive community feedback, plus council and provincial approvals. Continue reading “City Announces Potential Agreement to Close Dolime, Make it Guelph, and Develop It”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 23 Meeting?

Time flies by so quickly, and it’s already time to vote on a portion of the 2019 budget, starting with the Non-tax Supported Operating Budget. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 23 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for January 10, 2019

City council starts again after the holiday break tonight, with the first official meeting of to discuss the 2019 Guelph 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 tonight’s council meeting, you can follow me on Twitter, or follow the tweets below. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for January 10, 2019”

City Reveals the Secret of the Ooze on the Speed

If you walked along the Speed River recently and noticed something weird about the water, you’re not alone. For the record, it was an oil spill, but fortunately it’s not the type of oil spill that typically makes headlines. Continue reading “City Reveals the Secret of the Ooze on the Speed”

PRESS RELEASE – City Announces New Water Rates for 2015

As per the recently approved changes by Guelph City Council, there will be changes to the water rates begining on March 1. The bad news is, it’s going up; the good news though is that the increase is only coming to come out to less than $3 per month. Continue reading “PRESS RELEASE – City Announces New Water Rates for 2015”