This Week at Council: New Strategic Plan Process Begins, and the 2023 Budget Confirmation

This was a very busy week at city council with three meetings, one of which was a super-long meeting indeed. Obviously, that long meeting concerned the confirmation vote for the 2023 budget, which saw council trying to balance community need with a hopefully smaller tax burden for the public. This balance was also kind of reinforced by another meeting this week, which looked at creating the next Strategic Plan. Continue reading “This Week at Council: New Strategic Plan Process Begins, and the 2023 Budget Confirmation”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Workshop Meeting for January 24, 2023

Tuck in for another workshop about strategic planning. 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 Workshop Meeting for January 24, 2023”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 24 Workshop Meeting?

It’s a moment all the local policy wonks have been waiting for… the initiation of the process to come up with the next version of the Strategic Plan. As discussed this week, a lot (and we do mean A LOT) has changed since the previous version of the Strategic Plan was hacked out by council in 2019, so this is probably going to be an even more interesting process than before. Shall we begin… Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the January 24 Workshop Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for October 19, 2020

It’s a council workshop on growth! You can click here for the 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 October 19, 2020”

What’s in a Park? City Workshop Asks for the Parameters of a Community Park

About 40 people took part in the first of two workshops Wednesday to give the City of Guelph feedback on what the community park in Clair-Maltby should look like when the final draft of the plan comes back for council approval. Continue reading “What’s in a Park? City Workshop Asks for the Parameters of a Community Park”