LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for November 13, 2019

Council votes on the Capital Budget, and the Non-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 13, 2019”

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 Moves Water Restrictions Up to Level Yellow

As we’re about to head into the “dog days of August,” the City of Guelph is raising it’s water restriction level to 1 yellow, meaning that residents have to be even more cautious about their water use in the days, and likely weeks, to come. Continue reading “City Moves Water Restrictions Up to Level Yellow”

Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the March 4 Meeting?

Water matters, and a new proposal for acquiring the Guelph Innovation District lands are the subject for this Infrastructure, Development and Enterprise meeting of the Committee of the Whole. Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the March 4 Meeting?”

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 Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 14 Meeting?

Before Committee of the Whole next Monday, City Council will get a check up on their responsibilities when it comes to the safe delivery and administration of Guelph’s drinking water.  Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 14 Meeting?”

This Week in Press Releases – December 18-22, 2017

Every week, the City of Guelph and other groups send out notices to announce new events, imperatives, and information that you need to know. Here is this week in press releases. Continue reading “This Week in Press Releases – December 18-22, 2017”

City Pushing to Eliminate the Last Lead Pipes in Guelph

If you’ve seen these black signs pop up around your neighbourhood, it’s no cause for concern, unless you’ve gotten a postcard-size version of it in your mailbox, in which case the City of Guelph wants to hear from you. The City of Guelph is targeting a few hundred houses that remain untested for lead pipes in the hopes of finally closing the book on that infrastructure misstep. Continue reading “City Pushing to Eliminate the Last Lead Pipes in Guelph”