Ward 2 Virtual Town Hall

Tuesday July 5 at 7pm To Discuss the High Density Zoning Designation for 41-45 George Street Thank you neighbours for joining a community conversation with Councillors Leanne Caron, James Gordon & Rodrigo Goller, to discuss the City’s Official Plan’s High Density Residential Zoning designation for the property located at 41-45 George Street, Guelph. See below for a copy of the written ‘Chat’ that was held during the video, as well as a copy of the automated transcript of this video: […]

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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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City’s Outside Water Use Program moves to Level 1 Yellow

Lawn watering allowed 7-9 a.m. and 7-9 p.m. on odd or even calendar dates by address number Guelph, Ont., June 24, 2022 – In response to recent hot, dry weather, the City is changing watering restrictions today, moving to level 1 yellow from a level 0 blue as part of the Outside Water Use Program. At level 1 yellow, lawn watering is restricted to 7-9 a.m. and 7-9 p.m.on odd or even calendar dates by address number—odd numbered houses can […]

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June 18 2022 Update from Cllr Goller

Good morning Neighbour, I hope this update finds you well. On Monday June 13, Council was not able to have our scheduled Council Planning meeting due to technical difficulties. In this update I’m sharing the new dates for those agenda items, as well as a couple other engagement opportunities. Before we get into these items. Id like to share a message from the Ontario Big City Mayors who are calling for the province to have an emergency joint meeting with municipalities […]

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June 2022 Update from Cllr Goller

I hope this update finds you and your loved ones in good health.  I’ve got a few updates I’d like to share.  These updates are getting a bit longer – that reflects that Guelph City Council will be entering a ‘lame duck’ period starting August 19th, so City staff are front-loading this year’s meeting agendas. The Ontario Municipal Act restricts the decisions any Council can make whenever more than 1/4 of Councillors decide to not run for re-election. Click here for an […]

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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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Summer fun starts with Guelph day camps, parks and outdoor recreation programs

It’s time to kick off Recreation and Parks month with activities and programs you can join in outdoor park spaces and inside our recreation facilities. Register for summer camps and free activities in June We’ve got archery for adults and kids, gardening exercise day, kids badminton and family pickleball sessions open for free throughout the month of June. Visit recenroll.ca, select programs, and click the bottom right widget “Recreation Celebrates” to see a list of programs and enroll. There are […]

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Save the fuel, ride Guelph Transit for free on Clean Air Day

Going somewhere in Guelph on June 8? Ride Guelph Transit for free between 5:45 a.m. and 12:15 a.m. to celebrate Clean Air Day. Good air quality is important to our health, our environment and the economy. Help sustain our future by choosing environmentally-friendly travel options such as cycling, walking, carpooling or riding public transit. Taking the bus instead of a car reduces greenhouse gas emissions by almost two thirds. According to Environment and Climate Change Canada, one bus can take […]

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Guelph makes road safety data available to community

The City of Guelph launched its Road Safety Dashboard which shares progress on road safety initiatives and related data with the community. “All road users deserve to be safe and to know what we’re doing to make our roads safer as we work to eliminate fatalities and serious injuries from traffic collisions,” says Steve Anderson, Manager, Transportation Engineering. “Guelph’s Road Safety Dashboard keeps us accountable as we navigate our future and demonstrates our commitment to road safety for everyone in our community.” […]

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Celebrate Youth Week with free activities May 1-7

We’re celebrating National Youth Week between May 1-7, 2022 with free programs for youth between 12 and 18 years old – organized by the Guelph Youth Council for youth! Register online at recenroll.ca for free! Spaces will be limited in some programs. This year’s programs are done in partnership with KidsAbility, Trees for Guelph and Out on the Shelf. Sunday, May 1 Pottery hand building, 10 a.m. – noon, Pottery Centre Monday, May 2 Kickboxing, 5:15 – 6 p.m. at […]

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