Category: Growth

139 Morris St Revised Application

From 2 Rivers Neighbourhood Group. We’ve just recently been made aware of the revised application and the public meeting tonight regarding the proposed 139 Morris St. Myself and most of the leadership team for the Two Rivers Neighbourhood Group cannot make it to the meeting tonight, but still wanted to have our voice heard. As […]

Baker District spurs Guelph Investment Fund discussion

On Wednesday, February 26, the City and several community partners will introduce and discuss a plan for Guelph’s Baker District. Concepts for a funding strategy will also be discussed during the special Council workshop. The Baker District, the area bordered by Wyndham, Quebec and Baker streets, has the potential to be a future home to […]

Guelph Urban Design Summit: Delivering Change on the Ground

Staff memo. UrbanDesignSummitPoster The planning for this Spring’s City of Guelph Urban Design Summit is advancing nicely, and staff are very pleased to advise that the first wave of public communications and promotional material is about to be launched. The following provides a brief overview of the program for the two day event, and the […]

Guelph delegation travels to Germany to promote economic development, community energy

Guelph will promote itself as a gateway to the North American market for energy-related businesses in a mission to Berlin and Bottrop, Germany next week. The trip builds on Guelph’s longstanding ties with Germany as part of its Foreign Direct Investment program and community energy initiative. Participants in the delegation include Mayor Karen Farbridge, Guelph […]

Council Meeting February 10, 2014 – Development Charge By-law

A developer’s perspective. On behalf of Industrial Equities Guelph Corporation, attached please find a letter regarding the development charge by-law as well as the Guelph Development Charge Study referenced in the letter. We had hoped these materials would be included in your package for the council meeting on Monday February 10th, but were unfortunately unable […]

Tricar Development – 150 Wellington St E & Major Downtown Activation Grant

A developer’s perspective Please see the attached letter regarding Tricar’s extreme concern with the possible approval of a Staff Report going to council on Monday with respect to the Major Downtown Activation Grant for 5 Arthur St and the fact that if granted, no more funds will be available to be allocated to downtown projects […]

150-152 Wellington Street East proposed zoning by-lw amendment

A resident’s comments. I am very concerned with the accumulated density being planned for our area and the lack of consideration for the residents who already live here. Yes all of the traffic impacts state that the roads can handle the increase of traffic (they call this traffic capacity). This means the roads can handle the volume but doesn’t […]

Hanlon Creek Business Park – Performance Summary Report

Staff memo. This report provides a high level summary of current development activity as well as economic performance with respect to development cash flow, job creation, private sector investment, and miscellaneous municipal revenues that have been created by this project. Please note that staff will be bringing forward to Council a more fulsome report and […]