Ward 2 News: The Deuce

We’re updating our plan for how we manage wastewater in Guelph

Notice of study commencement: City of Guelph Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for the Wastewater Treatment and Biosolids Management Master Plan The City is updating its Wastewater Treatment and Biosolids Management Master Plan (Master Plan) to ensure the City’s wastewater (everything flushed down your sinks, drains, and toilets) is managed in a way that is sustainable,

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Community encouraged to support local with Guelph Shops

Key facts Visit guelphshops.ca to find listings of local shops, services and restaurants and to support local Share your local shopping experiences on social media using #GuelphShops Guelph, Ont., July 16, 2020—Today, the City, in partnership with the Guelph Chamber of Commerce and University of Guelph, launched Guelph Shops, a website and campaign encouraging people

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June 27 Ward 2 Town Hall

Hello Ward 2! Here is the recording of the June 27 Ward 2 Town Hall, hosted by your Ward 2 Councillors Rodrigo Goller & James Gordon, with special Guests, Gord Cobey (Guelph Police Chief), Dustin Howe (Downtown Resource Officer), Kevin King (Training & Recruitment Sergeant) and Stu Robinson (Crime Prevention Unit Sergeant). We have included

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Guelph opening outdoor pools, splash pads, washrooms, Farmers’ Market and ServiceGuelph with COVID-19 measures in place

Guelph, Ont., June 19, 2020 – The City is set to open a few facilities over the next few weeks with measures in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Recreation centres, libraries, museums remain closed to the public until the City can meet guidelines from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health. Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, difficulty

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Face Masks & Hand Sanitizer Stations now Mandatory at all Guelph businesses

Guelph, Ont., June 10, 2020 – According to a medical order from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph, as of Friday, June 12, 2020, in addition to COVID-19 health and safety measures already in place, businesses serving the public in Guelph must: provide alcohol-based hand sanitizer for public use at all entrances and exits require customers and employees to wear

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Guelph shifting from COVID-19 response to preparing for recovery

Guelph, Ont., May 11, 2020—At this afternoon’s special Council meeting, senior administrative staff detailed the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic over the last month, and highlighted the City’s shift from response to preparing for recovery. The report prepared by staff focused on the work underway to advance Guelph’s economic and social recovery, along with

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City implements curbside yard waste collection

Yard waste will be collected at the curb on your grey cart days from now until June Key Facts Spring yard waste collection starts April 20 Yard waste collection will happen every other week on your grey cart collection week until June Residents can bag or bundle yard waste and leave it at the curb

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Local Enforcement of Emergency Orders

Hello Ward 2! Here’s a brief update on the ongoing City and police response and enforcement of restrictions to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. Non Essential Businesses: Bylaw and Business licensing staff are proactively monitoring and responding to reports of non essential businesses. Staff are using education as tool, and will fine people or

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Guelph acting on Provincial order to close all recreation amenities to slow spread of COVID-19, get people to stay home

Guelph, Ont., March 31, 2020 – The City of Guelph is acting immediately on the Province of Ontario’s order yesterday to close all outdoor recreational amenities. Effective immediately, all public and private sports fields, off-leash dog parks and community gardens in Guelph are closed to public use. Playgrounds, basketball and tennis courts, skateboard parks, picnic areas, outdoor

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Guelph Transit changing service to slow the spread of coronavirus

Free transit until April 15; operating on 30-minute schedule Monday to Saturday Guelph, Ont., March 17, 2020 – Starting tomorrow, March 18, Guelph Transit is making service changes as part of the City’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19). Service changes include: cancelling late night bus service  for University of Guelph students offering free transit service through April 15,

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Coronovirus Update March 12th

Hello Ward 2! Many of you have been asking about the city response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While we have decided to cancel tomorrow’s Ward 2 Town Hall with special guest Police Chief Cobey at the Evergreen Centre, we have an update on the City’s response to the Novel Coronavirus, brought to us care of

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Baker District Urban Design Masterplan Open House, March 23

March 23 open house shows Urban Design Master Plan for Baker District Guelph, Ont., March 5, 2020 – You’re invited to attend one of two open houses as we show how the community’s feedback over the past 18 months has influenced the Urban Design Master Plan for the Baker District redevelopment project. The open house sessions are on

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Community Road Safety Strategy Open Houses

Next week on Tuesday February 25th at 5:30pm and Wednesday February 26th at 2pm, the City’s Transportation Services team is hosting open houses at City Hall to get your input on: What aspect of road safety is most important to you and what road safety topics should be prioritized (for example, distracted driving, impaired driving, speeding,

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Ward 2 Town Hall March 14, 2020

You’re invited to join Councillors Rodrigo Goller and James Gordon on Saturday March 14th at 1:30pm, at the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre (683 Woolwich St, Guelph). Guelph Police Chief Gord Cobey will be joining us with an update on what he has been doing as the new Police Chief, how the addition of the new

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Guelph 2041: A conversation about a growing city

Get involved in developing Guelph’s growth management strategy(External link) by joining planning experts for a free talk about what it means to be a growing city on Thursday, February 27. The event features three speakers with experience in city planning: • Jennifer Keesmaat, head of The Keesmaat Group and previously Toronto’s chief city planner, talking about how

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