Information Session about the Drop In Centre’s Proposal to create Supportive Housing at The Parkview Motel

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This is the recording of the Ward 2 Town Hall held on Thursday September 17th, to provide Guelph residents with more information about the Drop In Centre’s proposal for permanent supportive housing at the current site of the Parkview Motel. If you have any questions about the proposal, please reach out directly to Gail Hoekstra […]

Ward 2 Virtual Town Hall about the Drop-In Centre’s proposal for Supportive Housing at the Parkview Motel

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Hello Neighbours! You’re invited to join your Ward 2 City Councillors, James Gordon & Rodrigo Goller and our special guest, Gail Hoekstra, the Executive Director of Guelph’s Drop In Centre. At this town hall we will be discussing the Drop In Centre’s plans to purchase the Parkview Motel (located at the corner of Woolwich Street […]

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 […]

Take a moment to have your say and shape Guelph

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Hello Neighbours! Rodrigo here. Just wanted to take a moment to remind you that the City of Guelph has a community engagement platform called ‘Have Your Say Guelph’ ( haveyoursay.guelph.ca ), where the City regularly hosts opportunities for community members to speak up, be heard and help shape the direction we take as a growing […]

Statement from the Office of the CAO re: Urbacon Settlement

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Press release. Last night City Council received a staff report regarding settlement of the City’s litigation with Urbacon and it directed staff to make public the details of the settlement. Read the City Council resolution regarding the settlement with Urbacon . The City and Urbacon have settled the litigation out of court for $6.635 million […]

Governance Committee today

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A resident’s observations sent to Councillor Bell and myself.. I enjoyed sitting in on the Governance Committee today, as strange as that might sound! Governance has always been an interest of mine. I appreciated the amendments you were making today – taking notifications of oral presenters as close the meetings as possible, accepting e-petitions, and […]

Community to create Guelph's open government priorities

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Today community members are invited to officially begin sharing what they know about open government with the City, and identifying their priorities for making it a reality in Guelph. The information provided will shape the City’s Open Government Action Plan (OGAP)—a five year road map of the City’s open government activities, scheduled to go to […]