Guelph, Ont., July 19, 2016 – Last night Council approved recommended improvements to the Public Waste Drop-off (PDO) site a… Continue reading Council approves improvements and fee changes for public waste drop-off
Guelph, Ont., July 18, 2016 – Guelph’s existing district energy nodes in the downtown core and Hanlon Creek Business Park wil… Continue reading Update on Guelph’s existing district energy system
City Council will be presented with the first status report for the Community Energy Initiative (CEI) Update process on Monda… Continue reading City provides first status report on the Community Energy Initiative (CEI) update
Guelph, Ont., July 13, 2016 – Guelph’s Material Recovery Facility is safe to be occupied, according to a structural engineer… Continue reading Guelph’s Material Recovery Facility structurally safe after fire
Update – 4:30 p.m. The Guelph Fire Department has extinguished the fire and is assessing the damage. A structural assessment… Continue reading Update: Fire at Guelph’s Material Recovery Facility closes 110 Dunlop Drive
Due to weather conditions, the City of Guelph is moving to Level 2 Red watering restrictions under the Outside Water Use Program, effective immediately.
City to work with landowners, businesses, developers to ensure compliance Guelph, Ont., June 29, 2016 – The City’s 72 Source… Continue reading Policies to safeguard Guelph’s drinking water take effect July 1
Customer feedback prompts recommended changes Guelph, Ont., June 24, 2016 – The City is recommending improvements to its resi… Continue reading City proposes improvements to yard waste collection and public drop-off
To prevent weeds, grass and other plants from interfering with railway operations, the Guelph Junction Railway is performing weed control along Guelph Junction Railway tracks between Woodlawn Road and Victoria Road.
Enforced watering restrictions now in effect Guelph, Ont., June 6, 2016 — Due to local weather conditions, the City of Guelph… Continue reading City moves Outside Water Use to Level 1 Yellow
Guelph, Ont., May 27, 2016—The City has drafted a new bylaw to clarify its customer service processes for billing of water an… Continue reading Proposed bylaw to ensure transparent water and wastewater billing
Guelph, Ont., May 25, 2016 – Council approved a phased approach for the City’s Guelph Energy Efficiency Retrofit Strategy (GE… Continue reading Guelph Energy Efficiency Retrofit Strategy (GEERS) moves forward
Community participation and ownership integral to CEI’s future success Guelph, Ont., April 27, 2016 – Council unanimously app… Continue reading Guelph’s Community Energy Initiative Update gets green light
A draft of the City’s final report on the Water Efficiency Strategy update is now available for public review and comment.
Regular monitoring of bridge continues Guelph, Ont., April 18, 2016—The City filed its response today to the Part II Order re… Continue reading City responds to formal requests for additional assessment of Niska Road
Guelph, Ont., March 23, 2016—Guelph City Council approved a staff recommendation for a dedicated stormwater user fee by a vot… Continue reading Council approves user fees to fund stormwater management
Guelph, Ont., March 8, 2016 – The Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. (GMHI) Board of Directors has appointed Pankaj Sardana to th… Continue reading New Chief Executive Officer Appointed for Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. and Envida Community Energy Inc.
Guelph, Ont., March 8, 2016 – Guelph City Council is announcing governance changes to Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. Guelph M… Continue reading City Council restructures Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc.
Guelph, Ont., March 3, 2016—Beginning Wednesday, March 9, engineering consultants and contractors hired by the City of Guelph… Continue reading Environmental investigation work to be completed adjacent to Fountain Street parking lot starting March 9
Attention news, photo and video editors Guelph, ON, March 1, 2016—The City is hosting an open house on March 8 to share infor… Continue reading City hosts open house for next phase of $30 million water and sewer project
Niska Road Improvements from the city limits at the Speed River to the Downey Road intersection
Guelph, ON, February 12, 2016—The City of Guelph has publicly issued the Niska Road improvements Notice of Completion for the… Continue reading City’s Niska Road study documents available for public review
The City is planning improvements to the York Road corridor to address the current and future needs of our growing community.… Continue reading Notice of open house: York Road Environmental Design Study, February 23
Energy efficient, low maintenance LED street lights can save Guelph $750K annually Guelph, Ont., January 18, 2016–The City an… Continue reading City tests LED street lights
Study to inform plans to widen busy east end road Guelph, ON, December 18, 2015—The City has started an in-depth study of the… Continue reading City starts in-depth environmental design study for York Road
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
Guelph, ON, December 9, 2015 – The City of Guelph’s former manager of Wastewater Services, Cam Walsh, rejoins the City as the… Continue reading Accomplished municipal leader rejoins City as interim Solid Waste Resources manager
Consultation will be conducted for the detailed design phase of the bridge. Guelph, ON, December 4, 2015—At a six-hour meetin… Continue reading City Council approves Niska Road reconstruction, bridge replacement; not signalized intersection
Guelph, Ont., November 30, 2015—The City has arrived at a recommendation to address Guelph’s underfunded stormwater system. F… Continue reading City to present stormwater user fee recommendation at December 2 open house
City encourages residents to prepare for winter Guelph, ON, November 24, 2015—City Council approved a policy for frozen water… Continue reading Council approves Frozen Water Pipe Policy
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
Ottawa, Ont. October 30, 2015 – The City of Guelph, Enmax Corporation and Windmill Developments were announced as the 2015 wi… Continue reading City of Guelph, Enmax Corporation and Windmill Developments Win QUEST 2015 Community Energy Builder Awards
In the coming weeks, the City will begin an audit of Guelph’s curbside waste—organic material, recyclables and garbage—from randomly selected properties throughout the city.
2016 non-tax-supported budget open to public comment October 21.
Over 200 Guelph households will add a tree to their yard thanks to a $15,000 grant from TD Green Streets.
Guelph, ON, September 4, 2015—The City of Guelph is asking for community feedback on proposed designs for Niska Road and the… Continue reading City to present Niska Road, bridge designs September 10
Information and design workshop to be held August 12 Guelph, ON, August 6, 2015 – The City of Guelph, in collaboration with T… Continue reading City, community planning Guelph’s first urban food forest
The City is working with CBRE to market this site to potential investors. CBRE has expertise in marketing brownfields like 200 Beverley Street.
The City of Guelph is posting this news release on behalf of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities July 7, 2015, Guelph,… Continue reading Government of Canada and FCM support study of environmental impacts of historical coal gasification plant in Guelph
Guelph, ON, May 25, 2015 – Ontario Nature presented the City of Guelph with the 2014 Lee Symmes Municipal Award on Saturday i… Continue reading City of Guelph wins award for leadership in environmental conservation
Guelph, ON, May 4, 2015—The City is seeking Council’s approval to request funding from the Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance… Continue reading City may seek financial assistance from Province for frozen pipes
The City of Guelph’s second Open Guelph Hackathon came to close on March 1 with nine apps submitted to enhance City services.
Partial tree removal and grading expected to begin this spring Guelph, ON, March 10, 2015 – The City will issue tree and site… Continue reading Site work to begin at 0 Paisley Road
Notice of Public Information Centre #1 Municipal Class Environmental Assessment study Niska Road Improvements from the City L… Continue reading Niska Road Class EA Public Information Centre: November 27, 2014
The City of Guelph has initiated a Class Environmental Assessment study to review routing options for a large water transmiss… Continue reading Public Information Session September 23: Wellington-Clair Feedermain Class EA
Preventing damage caused by invasive insects The City monitors both termite and Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) populations. Guelph’s… Continue reading How Guelph deals with termites and Emerald Ash Borer
Natural Heritage System policies now in effect Guelph, ON, July 23, 2014 – The City of Guelph’s Official Plan Amendment for t… Continue reading Guelph’s Official Plan protects Guelph’s rivers, wetlands and natural spaces
Guelph, ON, May 09, 2014 – The Environmental Review Tribunal has granted the City’s application for leave to appeal the Minis… Continue reading Tribunal grants City’s request for hearing; opens opportunity to address Dolime quarry risks
Guelph, ON, May 7, 2014 – The emerald ash borer (EAB) is present throughout Guelph and the City has developed a plan to handl… Continue reading City has plan to contend with emerald ash borer
The City of Guelph received two new awards for its effort to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.