Ward 2 News: The Deuce

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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Take a moment to have your say and shape Guelph

Hello Neighbours! Rodrigo here. Just wanted to take a moment to remind you that the City of Guelph has a community engagement platform called ‘Have Your Say Guelph’ ( haveyoursay.guelph.ca ), where the City regularly hosts opportunities for community members to speak up, be heard and help shape the direction we take as a growing

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Water events for all ages in March 2019

Guelph celebrates great water with events for all ages in March Guelph, Ont., March 5, 2019 —The City of Guelph is celebrating great drinking water with a series of engaging events in March. From games at Guelph Public Libraries to entertainment and interactive displays at the annual H2O Go Festival, there’s lots to discover and

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The City of Guelph’s 2019 budget is approved

Guelph, Ont., March 5, 2018—Tonight, Guelph City Council approved the tax supported operating and the local boards and shared services budgets. The approved 2019 tax supported operating budget saw a 2.69 per cent net levy increase over last year’s budget for a total levy requirement of $244,126,832. This total includes a 0.80 per cent net

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Another Great Ward 2 Fundraiser

I can’t believe I won’t be able to attend, since they’re playing my song! YOU can though– this is a great Ward 2 event! James Spectacular Fundraising Concert at the Guelph Youth Music Centre featuring Guelph Youth Singers, Suzuki String School of Guelph, GYMC String Orchestras and Guelph Youth Symphony Orchestra. Grand Finale with everyone

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A good WARD TWO cause to support!

Hi folks… a plea from a great Ward 2 initiative, I just donated. Now it’s YOUR Turn! Here’s a note from Lynne Kloostra from the Brant Neighbourhood Group, which does amazing work in that part of our ward. Please help if you can. James As many of you know, the Brant Neighbourhood Group has a

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Results from Ward Town Hall Meeting January 12th

It was an exciting but chilly afternoon with our first town hall of the term. Lots of great ideas for priorities moving forward.  Saturday January 12th Ward 2 Community Town Hall Location: St. Patrick’s Catholic School, 391 Victoria Road North, GuelphTime: 1:30pm ~ 4:00pmAttendance: 32 community members plus both Ward 2 Councillors What Happened: On

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Baker Street workshop sets stage for vision, goals

Hi Folks… this is not in Ward 2 – but it’s about 100 ft. away, and it will have a real impact on our city. I urge you to offer your input! Guelph, Ont., January 4, 2019 – You’re invited to attend one of two drop-in workshops on January 15 as we gather community input

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Ward 2 Town Hall meetings start Jan.12th

Happy New Year Everyone!  OH… and don’t forget that Ward 2 is the center of New Year’s Attention as usual with Fireworks tonight at 8 in Riverside Park. ( Even if it rains ). Public Transit is Free after 7 pm too! Rodrigo Goller and myself are looking forward to working with you this coming

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Curbside Waste Collection Reminder

Hi Ward Twovians:  The 2019 Curbside Waste Collection Guide should be available at all city facilities by the end of this week. Check out this website if you’d like to get the cool app that let’s you get all kinds of info fast… and you can sign up to get weekly reminders instead of doing

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Free Transit on New Year's Eve!

Ring in 2019 with a free ride Ride Guelph Transit for free after 7 p.m. on New Year’s Eve Are you celebrating the start of a new year with family or friends on December 31? Enjoy all the night has to offer and get home safely with Guelph Transit for free. Starting at 7 p.m.

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Update on "the Deuce"

Hi folks- I’m pleased to announce that my new ward mate, Rodrigo Goller, will be sworn into office Dec 3rd. Congratulations Rodrigo. I am looking forward to working with you! He’s taken an interest in this Ward 2 Blog already, and I’m happy to report that he’ll share the duties with here to keep this

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Frozen Pipe Season is coming!

I hate to say it, but it’s time to prepare for winter! The pipes, the pipes are calling! This year the city has some good tips about readiness for frozen pipes. It’s worthwhile checking out their info at guelph.ca/frozenpipes.

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