Guelph, Ont., August 18, 2016 – Today, S&P Global Ratings (S&P) announced that the City of Guelph’s credit rating is… Continue reading City’s credit rating remains stable at AA+ for a fourth year
Guelph, Ont., July 21, 2016 – Work to develop the City’s 2017 budget is underway. From an internal kick-off to a capital budg… Continue reading 2017 budget process underway
About Guelph’s top picks Learn about Guelph’s projects that best align with the currently available federal infrastructure fu… Continue reading Federal infrastructure funding preparations
Liz Sandals, MPP for Guelph, announced the City of Guelph will receive $2.6 million dollars from the Province’s Connecting Links Program for construction on York Road.
Guelph, Ont., February 25, 2016 – The City of Guelph regrets to announce that Janice Sheehy, General Manager, Finance and Cit… Continue reading City’s treasurer accepts expanded role at Region of Peel
Guelph City Council and administration are working together to prepare for infrastructure funding opportunities expected to be announced by the federal government.
A look at some of the budget details On December 10, 2015, City Council approved a $216 million operating budget and a $61 mi… Continue reading 2016 budget highlights
City council approves 2.99 per cent tax increase over 2015 Guelph, ON, December 10, 2016 – This evening, Guelph City Council… Continue reading 2016 budget focuses on delivering public services better
1.58 per cent base budget increase recommended for 2016 Guelph, ON, November 4, 2015—Today the City has released the recommen… Continue reading City to present affordable base budget for Council, community discussion
New public sector accounting standard prompts greater financial transparency Guelph, Ont., November 3, 2015 – The City is upd… Continue reading City to report financial liability for environmental remediation annually
Earlier this evening, Council approved the City’s Water and Wastewater Services, Building Code Administration and Court Services budgets for 2016.
2016 capital budget open to public comment October 28 and November 30 Guelph, ON, October 23, 2015 – Today, the City released… Continue reading Council and community to discuss 2016 investment in City assets
2016 non-tax-supported budget open to public comment October 21.
The City already adjusted 2015 work plans to ease some of the budget impacts resulting from the emergency.
BMA assessment of Guelph’s financial condition released Guelph, ON, September 25, 2015 – On Monday evening, City Council hear… Continue reading City in positive financial position
Guelph, ON, September 9, 2015– An independent financial review has confirmed the final cost of building Guelph’s new City Hal… Continue reading Financial review of City Hall, courthouse construction project complete
Project funding (City Hall and Provincial Offences) Approved budget $54,850,100 Plus: unbudgeted additional fundin… Continue reading Guelph City Hall and courthouse financial overview
Guelph, ON, August 27, 2015 – On Tuesday, Standards & Poor’s Rating Services (Standards & Poor’s) announced that the… Continue reading City’s credit rating remains stable
The online tool is designed to help the City understand what services and projects are most important to the community, and help citizens understand some of the challenges involved in creating a municipal budget.
Resolution marks end of litigation Guelph, ON, June 26, 2015 – The City of Guelph has settled the final two actions from the… Continue reading Final actions in Urbacon litigation settled
On March 26, 2015, 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.
City council approves 3.55 per cent tax increase over 2014 Guelph, ON, March 26, 2015 – Earlier this morning, Guelph City Cou… Continue reading 2015 budget focuses on maintaining services for Guelph residents
Proposed 3.05 per cent increase reflects increased cost of doing business Guelph, ON, February 25, 2015 – The City has releas… Continue reading Proposed Operating Budget to be presented March 5
Guelph, ON, February 19, 2015—Guelph’s new water and wastewater rates take effect March 1, 2015. The 2015 rate increase amoun… Continue reading New water, wastewater rates effective March 1
Guelph, ON, February 12, 2015 – The City has released the proposed 2015 Capital Budget and Forecast for the community to revi… Continue reading Community invited to discuss Capital Budget February 25
2015 Non-tax-supported budget receives Council approval Guelph, ON, January 28, 2015 – Earlier this evening, Council approved… Continue reading Council approves 4.1 per cent water, wastewater rate increases
Claims under Provincial Ice Storm Assistance Program due December 31 Guelph, ON, December 23, 2014 – The City of Guelph is as… Continue reading Guelph seeking $917,000 for ice-storm cleanup
Community members will have a few opportunities to participate in the 2015 budget discussion beginning with a proposed water rate increase.
Guelph, ON, August 29, 2014 – Today, Standards & Poor’s Rating Services (Standards & Poor’s) announced that the City… Continue reading City’s credit rating holding strong
Guelph, ON, July 14, 2014 – During tonight’s closed session of City Council, City staff provided an update regarding ongoing… Continue reading Date set for damages trial between City and Urbacon
Updated July 10, 2014 Guelph, ON, June 17, 2014 – The City of Guelph has received the reasons for Justice Donald MacKenzie’s… Continue reading Statement from the Office of the CAO: Urbacon ruling
City staff recommends preferred option for Baker District; sets stage for public engagement on sustainable parking model Guel… Continue reading Enterprise Framework includes new tool for city building
Detroit’s recyclables become Guelph’s $300,000 treasure GUELPH, ON, April 29, 2014 – Last night Council approved a contract w… Continue reading City’s new recycling contract creates Guelph jobs
To ensure Guelph’s updated DC rates reflect the population forecasted in Ontario’s Places to Grow Act—43,000 new residents an… Continue reading Complete Development Charges Background Study
From the Office of the CAO Guelph, On, February 26, 2014 – The mayor has received a letter from Minister Linda Jeffery confir… Continue reading Ministry confirms audit would be waste of time
Guelph, ON, February 20, 2014 – On Thursday, March 6, the City’s Audit Committee will learn how the City is already improving… Continue reading Guelph continues overhauling overtime system
On February 10, 2014 Guelph City Council passed Development Charge By-law No. (2014)-19692 under section 2(1) of the Developm… Continue reading Guelph City Council approves 2014 Development Charges By-law
Before approving Guelph’s up2014 Development Charges By-law, Council will consider the following information, comments from members of the development community and their representatives on the Peer Review Team.
View the approved user fees for 2014 2014 Budget: Approved User Fees Learn more about the 2014 budget at guelph.ca/budget
By reviewing and optimizing systems and processes, finding efficiencies and cost savings, Guelph delivered an affordable budget without reducing service levels
Find current, accurate information about employee compensation at the City of Guelph, and a few of the steps the City is taking to manage these costs as part of Guelph’s Financial Strategy.
The following table shows updated information regarding the proposed 2014 tax-supported operating budget, and resulting tax i… Continue reading November 27 update to proposed 2014 operating budget
Guelph, ON, November 27, 2013 – City staff are now recommending a $193,265,418 tax-supported operating budget for 2014; a 2.3… Continue reading Guelph reduces proposed tax increase to 2.37 per cent
Community members are welcome to attend a meeting when proposed 2014 budgets for Guelph’s Local Boards and Shares Services (G… Continue reading Final budget presentation and public delegations
Guelph to lower fees for non-residential developments Guelph, ON, November 8, 2013 – The City is inviting the development com… Continue reading City invites community input on proposed Development Charges
2013-14 Development Charge (DC) Update To ensure Guelph’s updated DC rates reflect the population forecasted in Ontario’s Pla… Continue reading 2013 Development Charges Study and By-law Staff Report
Guelph’s Non-tax-supported budget receives Council approval Guelph, ON, November 5, 2013 – Earlier this evening, Council appr… Continue reading Council approves 3.5 per cent water, wastewater rate increases for 2014
The City estimates what new services will be needed to accommodate Guelph’s growing population, and uses this information to… Continue reading Proposed 2014 Development Charges
To ensure Guelph’s updated DC rates reflect the population forecasted in Ontario’s Places to Grow Act—43,000 new residents and 32,000 new jobs by the year 2031—the City conducted a background study including a peer review by two individuals selected by the development community with expertise in growth and demographic forecasting, and engineering.
Proposed 3.36 per cent increase informed by formula that reflects inflation, demand for service and efficiencies Guelph, ON,… Continue reading Proposed 2014 tax-supported operating budget supports Council’s ask for more predictable budgets