City releases its first digital Guelph. Future Ready progress report

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Read the Council staff report Guelph, Ont., June 18, 2021 – The City of Guelph is sharing its first Guelph. Future Ready progress report with Council and community on June 28. The digital progress report presents a balanced and transparent view of how the City is making progress towards achieving its Guelph. Future Ready. Strategic Plan initiatives, and highlights […]

Choose between final four ward boundary and Council composition options

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Online engagement runs until April 20 Guelph, Ont., April 6, 2021 – The City has released four final ward boundary options for the community’s consideration online at haveyoursay.guelph.ca until April 20, in addition to a report from the independent consultant explaining each option. The ward boundary options include the following configurations: Two six-ward options with […]

City launches ward boundary review engagement

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Join the conversation online at haveyoursay.guelph.ca Guelph, Ont., January 4, 2021 – Community input is open for the next phase of the Council composition and ward boundary review—how many wards Guelph should have and where they should start and stop. The ward boundary review engagement will be done in three separate, but distinct parts. During […]

City launches Council composition and ward boundary review

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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 […]

Change Camp event to inform Guelph’s Open Government Action Plan

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Press release. The City of Guelph is asking its citizens to help design their government based on the principles of open government: participation, innovation, transparency and accountability. On May 30, the City is hosting a Change Camp that will explore approximately 100 ideas generated by a variety of community-based initiatives and set the direction for […]

Open Guelph Change Camp – May 30!

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Staff memo. To follow up my May 6 presentation to Governance Committee, I have attached a document which provides information to help further explain the concept of open government. I believe that this will clarify some of your outstanding questions, however, it will not answer all of them. The reason for this is because we […]

Jammers work to break down barriers to healthy living

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Press release. Residents, community partners and various government partners gathered for a two-day HealthJam in Guelph May 14 and 15. Hosted by the City of Guelph in collaboration with local, provincial and federal partners, HealthJam 2014 explored how the community can work together to break down barriers and inequalities, co-creating solutions so that all Guelph […]