Letter to Guelph City Council: I’d like to thank all those who make an effort to drink from re-usable water containers around the horseshoe and let you know about the immediate impact you’re having. I realize that it is not always possible, but as civic leaders in support of waste diversion, your efforts influence those […]
Guelph City Council unanimously approved the Community Energy Plan (CEP) at the April 23, 2007 council meeting(see City of Guelph Community Energy Plan Final Report on this site for full details of the plan). This is an ambitious plan to reduce Guelph’s overall energy consumption, source local energy solutions and make Guelph a world leader in sustainability.
Councillors in the City of Guelph have recently received correspondence from the Urban Pest Management Council of Canada (UPMCC). The UPMCC represents the manufacturers, formulators, distributors and allied associations of specialty pest management products.The UPMCC is involved in all aspects of industry-wide and public education, communication, stewardship, legislation and regulation appropriate to pest management in […]
Letters to Councillors in support of banning the cosmetic use of pesticides in the City of Guelph. Firstly, I applaud your decision to finally allocate monies for education about pesticides into the current budget. The by-law that was approved in principle by the previous council is weak. It would be extremely difficult to enforce, and […]
City Councillor Laura Baily passed away peacefully over this past weekend. She was known for her dedication to her family, friends and community. On behalf of Guelph City Council and City of Guelph staff, Mayor Karen Farbridge extends her sympathies to the family of Councillor Laura Baily.
For many years, it has been difficult to navigate’s one way through the corridors of Guelph’s City Hall. If you wanted to open a new business, you’d have to figure out who you needed to talk to, then try and find them. Then try and find the next person. Then the next. Many attempts to […]