Ward 2 News: The Deuce

Help us update parts of Guelph.ca!

We’re always working to improve the City of Guelph’s website. Right now, we’re looking for people to help organize information about, energy, trees, waste, water and wildlife on guelph.ca. No previous knowledge or experience required. This is not a test and there are no wrong answers. Who knows… it might even be a little fun.

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Have Your Say: Guelph’s New Sign Bylaw

Take the survey to help shape the new sign bylaw Guelph, Ont., December 17, 2019 – The City is reviewing Guelph’s sign bylaw which sets out rules for all exterior signs in Guelph, including where signs can be placed throughout the city, what types of signs are allowed, and how big signs can be. The

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Ring in 2020 with a free bus ride

Ride Guelph Transit for free after 7 p.m. on New Year’s Eve Guelph, Ont., December 16, 2019 – Celebrating the start of a new year with family or friends on December 31? Leave the car at home and get to and from the party safely with Guelph Transit for free. Starting at 7 p.m. on

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Guelph’s Urban Forest Management Plan

The City wants your help to evaluate our work to plan, manage and monitor Guelph’s urban forest through the Urban Forest Management Plan (UFMP). The Urban Forest Management Plan (UFMP) is a 20-year strategy with the goal to ensure the health and sustainability of Guelph’s urban forest canopy as the city continues to grow. City

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Urban Forest Management Plan

The Urban Forest Management Plan (UFMP) is a 20-year strategy with the goal to ensure the health and sustainability of Guelph’s urban forest canopy as the city continues to grow.  We’re evaluating the work we’ve done since 2013 to achieve the 22 recommendations set out in the UFMP. This helps us prioritize and plan for

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Ward 2 Budget Town Hall

Hello Ward 2 neighbours!  James and I are hosting a Budget Town Hall on Saturday November 13th, 1:30 pm at the Evergreen Senior’s Centre (683 Woolwich St, Guelph, ON N1H 3Y8). We will be providing an overview of the City’s budget process, highlight the operations and capital budgets and take any questions you may have

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City and Dolime Quarry owners reach proposal to protect Guelph’s drinking water

Proposed solution would replace quarry with residential neighbourhood Key Facts Media release Guelph, Ont., October 1, 2019—The City of Guelph and the owners of the Dolime Quarry have reached a potential solution to address the City’s concerns about how operations at the quarry could affect Guelph’s drinking water. Learn more about the proposed solution to

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Ward 2 Town Hall

Hello neighbours! Your Ward 2 City Councillors, Rodrigo Goller & James Gordon are hosting a community Town Hall, to hear from you and understand your priorities in advance of the 2020 municipal budget. We want to hear about any municipal projects you want to see funded. We also want to understand your priorities for municipal

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Logan’s Journey

Hello Wardtwovians! This is a public service announcement. One of our neighbours is organizing a fund-raiser to support a young boy who’s winning his fight against cancer, and the Ronald McDonald House. There will be a wonderful pasta dinner and live entertainment provided by Bruce Herron an Elvis impersonator, Retake & Friends a live fiddle,

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1st Annual Ward 2 Picnic

Hello Ward 2! Mark your calendars so you don’t forget to join your Ward 2 City councillors on Wednesday July 10 from 5-7pm, for our first Annual Ward 2 Picnic! This year we are celebrating the 5th anniversary of the North End Harvest Market! James is organizing local talent to provide live entertainment and Rodrigo

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May 25th Ward 2 Town Hall Minutes

Saturday May 25th Ward 2 Community Town Hall Location: Waverley Drive Public School, Guelph Time: 1:30pm ~ 4:00pm Attendance: 16 community members plus Evan Ferrari, eMerge Guelph’s CEO, Antti Vilkko, City of Guelph’s General Manager of Facilities Management, and both Ward 2 Councillors What Happened: On Saturday May 25th, Councillors Goller and Gordon hosted the third Ward 2 Town Hall

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Ward 2 Town Hall – May 25, 2019

You’re invited to join us on Saturday May 25th, 1:30pm at Waverley Drive Public School to discuss the City’s actions to address climate change. We have two guests: Antti Vilkko, General Manager of Facilities Management at the City of Guelph, and Evan Ferrari, Executive Director of eMerge Guelph. We will review the municipal direction to

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March 23rd Ward 2 Town Hall Meeting Update

Good morning neighbours! On Saturday March 23rd 2019, Ward 2 Councillors James Gordon and Rodrigo Goller hosted the second Ward 2 Town Hall of 2019. Thanks to all the community members who came out to speak up, listen and be part of the conversations. Below are the takeaways from that town hall. James and I

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Just Leave It On The Lawn

The City of Guelph has updated our Waste Management Bylaw and made a couple of great changes. First, we now have a new front-loader waste collection truck, which means that we can start collecting waste from townhouse condominiums which were not previously receiving municipal waste collection. We have also banned grass clippings from our green

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Ward 2 Town Hall – March 23, 2019

Hello Ward 2! Everyone is invited to join Ward 2 Councillors Rodrigo Goller & James Gordon this Saturday, March 23rd, to talk about getting around Guelph. We want to hear what you have to say about our public transit system, active transportation and traffic calming measures. Your City Councillors will also give you updates on

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