June 28 Ward 2 Update

Good evening Neighbour, I hope this update finds you well. We held our end of month Council meeting yesterday, so I’m reaching out today with an update on what happened in June and what Council is up to in July, 2022. July is a pretty busy month, as Council gets ready for a slower August and September in advance of the October 24, 2022 municipal elections. In case you haven’t had a chance to see who’s running for Council in […]

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Ward 2 Town Hall – Saturday February 8, 2020

Ward 2 Town Hall – Saturday February 8th, 1:30pm, Evergreen Senior’s Centre (683 Woolwich St, Guelph, ON N1H 3Y8)  We hope you can join us on Saturday February 8th at 1:30pm, at the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre (683 Woolwich St, Guelph), where Alex Chapman, Executive Director of Our Energy Guelph will be talking about his organization and how it’s working with the City of Guelph to make Guelph a carbon neutral city. After Alex’s presentation, James and I will stick around […]

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New veterinary business open in Ward 2 – serving east Guelph

A press release. We wanted to get in touch today to let you know about a new business that we have just recently opened in the east end of Guelph. We are excited to be in a new and growing part of the city and look forward to getting to know the residents and their pets. Guelph Lake Veterinary Hospital (GLVH) is affiliated with the well-known Woodlawn Veterinary Hospital in the north end of the city and we trust that […]

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Notification of Filming – BBC America: Copper

This is to inform you of a film shoot happening in, or close to, your ward on Friday May 3, 2013. The production company Cineflix will be filming a scene for the TV series “Copper” at the Goldie Mill Park with set up beginning on May 2 and tear down on May 6. Actual filming will commence on Friday, May 3, from 2:00 p.m. and finishing at 2:00 a.m. on May 4. Impact on residents: Goldie Mill Park There will […]

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Ward 2 end of summer update

While Council was adjourned for the month of August, much was still happening in Ward 2. At the end of July, Councillor Van Hellemond and myself were invited to a town hall meeting regarding the future of the Wilson/Ingram Farmhouse. Approximately 100 people attended this discussion hosted by a neighbour to the park who has taken a great interest in it’s future development (Thanks Mike). A number of ideas were presented and discussed amongst the participants. The idea that seemed […]

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Bookmobile service gets strong backing at meeting

The following article appeared in the April 7 edition of the Guelph Mercury: The folks who came to a Ward 2 Town Hall meeting Wednesday evening made it very clear where they stand on the bookmobile. “This is something that Guelph has that other communities don’t have,” said Penny Dryburgh. “It’s such a wonderful service. Don’t get rid of it.” She was born in Guelph and now lives in Burlington but she intends to move back to Guelph one day and still has family and friends in […]

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Guelph Bookmobile service to be focus of Ward 2 town hall meetings

The following article appeared in the April 6 edition of the Guelph Mercury: A pair of town hall meetings this week for Ward 2 residents will largely focus on the future of the Guelph Public Library’s Bookmobile service. The meetings will be held at two retirement homes where residents have been vocal in their opposition to a suggestion to take the mobile lending service off the road to save money. “A lot of these residents don’t have the same mobility […]

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Hydro president speaks

The following article appeared in the Spetember 18 edition of the Guelph Mercury: Residents worried about ‘secretive’ business plan not being made public The City of Guelph can no longer function as an island. That was the message from both Guelph Hydro and Karl Wettstein, chair of the city’s finance committee, at a Ward 2 public meeting held last night to discuss the budget and the possible Guelph Hydro merger with Horizon Utilities. With Hamilton voting on the merger today, St. […]

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Ward 2 Meeting reminder

September 17, 2008, 7 – 9 p.m. Evergreen Seniors Centre, 683 Woolwich St On the agenda: Understanding the budget; a presentation by City Treasurer, Margaret Neubauer and Councillor Karl Wettstein Proposed Guelph Hydro merger Q&A session with Art Stokman, President, Guelph Hydro; Ian Miles, Vice President, Business Development and CFO, Guelph Hydro; and Jasmine Urisk, Guelph Hydro Board member

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