Ward 2 News: The Deuce

Interesting Ward 2 Art Project

One of Twoville’s Best friends, Sian Matwey, has a great initiative going in the corner of our ward where it meets the downtown. Here’s a link to more info about it: http://live-oaktree-nominations.pantheon.io/life-centres-murals-of-hope-program/ The plan is to commission murals on the long stretch of graffiti-laden wall along the tracks behind the apartment tower where Cardigan meets Eramosa.

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Bike Lanes and Road Diets: A Ward 2 Challenge

Since becoming a city councillor for Ward 2 last fall, bike lanes and ‘road diets’ along Speedvale and Woodlawn have become the most talked-about and controversial issues facing our ward. There is no solution that will please everyone. It’s very complex, and I’m still learning about the merits of all the different options myself. As your

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Speedvale Reconstruction information, regarding bike lanes

Posted on behalf of Active Guelph.  Here is some important information regarding the council meeting this coming Monday, June 22 Background: Speedvale Bridge is near the end of its life and needs to be replaced in the next couple of years. At this Monday’s (June 22) City Council Meeting, a proposal is being put forth

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A great Ward 2 Resource!

The Brant Avenue Neigbourhood, always a vibrant part of TwoVille, has a new website address and some great stuff on the site. Check them out at www.brantave.org

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Increased rainfall moves Outside Water Use back to Level 0 Blue

Watering restrictions still in effect Guelph, ON, June 18, 2015—The City of Guelph is downgrading the Outside Water Use Program to Level 0 Blue following a consultation with the Grand River Conservation Authority. At Level 0 Blue, lawn watering is restricted to 7-9 a.m. and 7-9 p.m. on odd or even dates by address number—odd numbered houses

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An interesting article about Bike Lanes

Good morning TwoVille… The Speedvale bike lane debate continues on Tuesday with a discussion at the Infrastructure committee meeting at city hall at 5 pm. You can attend if you like, and make a delegation if you register by tomorrow. Here’s a success story from Vancouver. We’re learning that they can be an economic asset

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Guelph Public Library Needs Your Help!

Guelph, ON – The Guelph Public Library (GPL) needs your help to articulate a new brand that will capture and promote the essence and purpose of the Library: what the Library is and what it can be. This will be achieved through targeted key messaging, a brand “personality” and a new logo and tagline. YOUR input

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Guelph’s annual Clean and Green Community Cleanup

OK ward Twovians…. we’re gonna clean up Twoville on Saturday… let me know by emailing james.gordon@guelph.ca if you can join me at 9 am at the tim Horton’s at the Speedvale Plaza…. Andy Van Hellemond will lead one team and I’ll lead the other along stevenson ….. part of a great Guelph Initiative!

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City launches new in-home safety tool for vulnerable residents

File of Life program gives emergency responders access to patient medical history Guelph, ON, April 10, 2015 – The City of Guelph’s emergency services has launched a new in-home safety tool for Guelph and Wellington County residents who have serious or complicated medical histories. The File of Life program, which replaces Vial for Life, gives emergency

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Guelph's annual Clean and Green Community Cleanup

Hey Ward Twovians……. Come and Join myself and Andy Van Hellemond to help clean up Ward 2! Let me know if you’d like to join our gang! James     james.gordon@guelph.ca It’s time to register for Guelph’s annual Clean and Green Community Cleanup Register by April 17 to participate in this city-wide cleanup event Guelph,

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New Guelph Transit co-fare rules take effect April 13

Guelph, ON, March 31, 2015 – Starting April 13 Guelph Transit, in partnership with Metrolinx, will update its co-fare program to help reduce the chance for fare evasion. Effective April 13, GO Transit riders will be able to take advantage of the $0.60 co-fare when they board a Guelph Transit bus and present one of the following:

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Budget night

good morning TwoVille, It was an epic 8 hour budget meeting last night, a culmination of many weeks of hard work and dedication by Staff and council. I want to congratulate all for the quality of the dialogue and for the outcome last night. Our taxes went up more than some wanted….. but we are

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2015 budget focuses on maintaining services for Guelph residents

City council approves 3.55 per cent tax increase over 2014 Guelph, ON, March 26, 2015 – Earlier this morning, Guelph City Council approved a $207 million operating budget and a $52 million capital budget for 2015. This represents a 3.55 per cent tax increase over 2014; an average increase of $114 per household based on a home valued

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Break-in at the Farmer's Market

From City Staff This is to advise you that the Guelph Farmers Market has suffered break in. Both staff from the City and Guelph Police Services are on scene and an investigation is underway. The damage is substantial to both the interior walls as well as the vendors equipment but we hope to ‎work towards

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