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Mayor’s State of the City highlights #guelphproud moments

Guelph, Ont., January 27, 2017– Mayor Cam Guthrie presented his third State of the City address this morning, touching on the many reasons the community has to be “Guelph Proud.” He spoke about the progress that’s been made in the first two years of Council’s term in creating a new tone inside and outside City Hall; focusing on infrastructure that makes life better in the city; and providing efficient and affordable programs and services. “When I was elected your mayor, I wanted to bring a renewed focus to addressing what I call the ‘front porch issues’ – the issues that really make a difference in people’s lives. Two years in, I am proud to say that these issues are at the top of the agenda,”… Continue reading Mayor’s State of the City highlights #guelphproud moments

Mayor Guthrie highlights liveability, affordability in first State of the City address

GUELPH, ON, April 24, 2015 – In his first State of the City address since being elected Guelph’s Mayor, Cam Guthrie said Guelph needs to maintain its high quality of life while being an affordable place to raise a family and run a business. “Some would have you believe that Guelph faces a choice: we can be a great city with high taxes, or we can be an affordable city with few services and amenities. I reject that. I believe Guelph can be a great city that is also affordable,” Mayor Guthrie said. In his remarks, Mayor Guthrie set out his vision for achieving affordability by attracting jobs and investment; focusing on excellent core municipal services that deliver value for tax dollars; achieving efficiencies and… Continue reading Mayor Guthrie highlights liveability, affordability in first State of the City address