Guelph’s credit rating upgraded to AAA, the highest rating a municipality can receive

The City of Guelph’s credit rating has been upgraded to AAA by S&P Global after a periodic review of S&Ps institutional framework used for credit rating analysis. The City must still go through its formal 2022 Credit Rating Review with S&P this August.  “An upgrade to our credit rating is always good news and an AAA rating is the highest rating a municipality can receive,” says Tara Baker, City Treasurer and General Manager of Finance. “We look forward to having […]

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City launches Council composition and ward boundary review

Join the conversation online at haveyoursay.guelph.ca Guelph, Ont., August 17, 2020 – The City invites community input as it starts a review of Guelph’s Council composition and ward boundaries that will explore whether the city’s local government structure should change as it grows. “This review is an opportunity to come together as a community to evaluate citizen representation and ward boundaries,” says Dylan McMahon, manager of Legislative Services in the City Clerk’s Office. “Residents will help decide if change is […]

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Help us update parts of Guelph.ca!

We’re always working to improve the City of Guelph’s website. Right now, we’re looking for people to help organize information about, energy, trees, waste, water and wildlife on guelph.ca. No previous knowledge or experience required. This is not a test and there are no wrong answers. Who knows… it might even be a little fun. To participate online Please choose one or both of the following experiments from January 9 to February 3, 2020. Each experiment takes 10 to 15 […]

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City and Dolime Quarry owners reach proposal to protect Guelph’s drinking water

Proposed solution would replace quarry with residential neighbourhood Key Facts Media release Guelph, Ont., October 1, 2019—The City of Guelph and the owners of the Dolime Quarry have reached a potential solution to address the City’s concerns about how operations at the quarry could affect Guelph’s drinking water. Learn more about the proposed solution to protect Guelph’s drinking water online at guelph.ca, or join us at our first open house October 29 at City Hall from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. […]

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The City of Guelph’s 2019 budget is approved

Guelph, Ont., March 5, 2018—Tonight, Guelph City Council approved the tax supported operating and the local boards and shared services budgets. The approved 2019 tax supported operating budget saw a 2.69 per cent net levy increase over last year’s budget for a total levy requirement of $244,126,832. This total includes a 0.80 per cent net levy increase over the 2018 local boards and shared services budget. The tax supported operating budget focuses on the programs and services residents and business […]

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