Ward 2 News: The Deuce

Neighbourhood meeting for Ward 2 development proposal

Hi folks…. here’s a kind of late announcement for an important meeting if you live in the Woodlawn/Victoria part of the best ward, ward 2. Hope to see you there. James   Neighbourhood Meeting and Open House for A Revised Development Proposal at 671 VICTORIA ROAD NORTH Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 7pm City Hall,

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Special prayer Service at Ward 2 Mosque

Hello Ward 2, just a quick note to say that in light of the tragedy at the Quebec Islamic Centre there will be a special prayer service tomorrow, Friday, at Guelph’s oldest Mosque, Mashjid Aisha, at 44 Marlborough Rd here in our ward. The prayers start at 1:30 pm, and I will be making remarks

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Update on meetings about Guelph Hydro's future

Interested in the future of Guelph Hydro? The special council meeting, scheduled for Wed. Feb 15th at 6 pm, is public and there WILL be delegations. Council will be receiving a report about options for the future of our utility. I would encourage you to attend, and to delegate if you have input to share.

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Discussions on the future of Guelph Hydro

Hi folks… I wanted to make sure you knew about upcoming meetings concerning an issue important to all of us. The future of Guelph Hydro. The city Strategies and Options Committee is conducting a wide variety of community engagement activities surrounding the future of Guelph Hydro. They are asking people what is most important to

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Residential plow out scheduled for January 10 in Guelph

Residents asked to move parked cars off streets Guelph, Ont., January 10, 2017 – A residential plow out is scheduled to start at about 2:30 p.m. today, and will continue until all roads are plowed. Typically a plow out is completed within 24 hours. Drivers returning home this evening may discover a windrow at the

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Riverside Park Rink open!

Thanks to our great Ward 2 volunteers, the prettiest rink in Guelph is now open and ready for your enjoyment. Riverview Dr. on the East Side of Riverside Park. Get out and make the most of these cold crisp days!

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Happy New Year Ward 2!

Greetings from the Deuce. Wishing you all a safe and fulfilling new year. I’m excited about continuing to work with you, and I want to make sure we stay connected around ward and city concerns. Here’s a link to an inspiring Ward 2 story in Guelph Today. Two of our valued residents have a project

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Holiday waste sorting and collection tips

Happy Holidays Ward Twovians! Looking forward to collaborating with you on making ours the BEST ward in 2017! Here’s something helpful from the city….all the best James Sorting waste during the holiday season is easy with these holiday waste tips from the City of Guelph. Be a good sort this holiday ·         Gift wrappings, including

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Thoughts on Guelph's water-taking issues

It’s been an amazing journey these last few months working with our wonderful, INFORMED community towards our city response to the province on water taking issues. The public engagement around this has been overwhelming, proving that protection of our most precious resource is of utmost importance to us all. I want to thank everyone who

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Thoughts on our Guelph 2017 Budget

November 21st: While the festive season is upon us, it’s not quite as jolly at city hall. It’s budget time! I wanted to share some of my thoughts with you about it, and to get YOUR input on the important decisions that are soon to be made. First off, I want to commend city staff

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Water discussion at council November 7th

From the Wellington Water Watchers, of interest to Ward Twovians- Great news! The future of water permitting in Ontario is open for comment. As many of you will be aware, the Ontario government recently invited public comment on a proposed 2 year moratorium on water taking permits for new or expanded operations that take groundwater

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Reminder: ward 2 budget meeting Tuesday

 A reminder: Ward 2 and 3 councillors are getting together on Tuesday Oct 25th at 7 pm for a town hall meeting  about budget issues -at City Hall in Meeting Room C on the ground floor. We’ll have a presentation on the budget process, and then we want to hear your thoughts and ideas in

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Ward 2 and 3 Budget Town Hall Meeting Oct 25th

Hi folks… sorry it’s been so long since I communicated with you in this form. After a holiday break, it’s been pretty non-stop on council. Budget season is upon us. My Ward-mate Andy Van Hellemond and myself have joined with Ward Three councillors Allt and Hofland to host a meeting about budget issues on Tuesday

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Great Ward 2 Event Monday!

We’d love to see lots of you Ward Twovians in the heart of the ward, Riverside Park, this Monday noon till 3. I’ll be playing some music at around 2:20 pm. A great way to connect with community. James

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