Category Archives: City Hall

New snow storage pad reduces environmental impacts of salt

January 14, 2020

Guelph has finished building a new 18,600 square metre snow storage pad near the Wastewater Treatment Facility on Wellington Street West. Continue reading New snow storage pad reduces environmental impacts of salt


Mandatory electronic building permit applications and inspections

December 17, 2019

Starting in the new year, the City will require that all building permit applications and inspection requests be submitted electronically through the Building Services online portal. Continue reading Mandatory electronic building permit applications and inspections


2020 Building Code changes

December 17, 2019

The 2012 Building Code was recently amended to include a number of changes to the Code, Supplementary Standards and Appendix A. Continue reading 2020 Building Code changes


City of Guelph Time, Attendance and Scheduling (TAS) Review identifies efficiencies

December 17, 2019

City of Guelph reviews time, attendance and scheduling activities to find efficiencies. Staff will begin implementing recommendations in January 2020. Continue reading City of Guelph Time, Attendance and Scheduling (TAS) Review identifies efficiencies


Committee of Adjustment – January 9, 2020

December 17, 2019

The links below will redirect you to a specific report within the larger PDF agenda. When accessed from a mobile device, these links may not function properly and will link to page one of the agenda document. Agendas routinely exceed 100 mb in size. It’s recommended that mobile users access the agendas only when connected to a wifi network. Committee of Adjustment – January 9, 2020, 4:00 p.m. Council Chambers, Guelph City Hall, 1 Carden Street Current Applications A-1/20 – 433 Stone Road West A-2/20 – 20 Edwin Street A-3/20 – 2 Edgehill Drive A-4/20 – 492 Victoria Road North B-1/20 and B-2/20 – 98 Alice Street and 125 Huron Street A-5/20 and A-6/20 – 98 Alice Street and 125 Huron Street Staff Announcements Digital Agenda Management… Continue reading Committee of Adjustment – January 9, 2020


City announces new Internal Auditor

December 16, 2019

Guelph, Ont., December 16, 2019— The City of Guelph is pleased to announce that Karl Hutchinson has been chosen to fill the position of Internal Auditor. As the City’s General Manager, Internal Audit, Mr. Hutchinson has overall responsibility for the internal audit function. The internal auditor provides independent and objective assurance and consulting services across the City of Guelph and related boards that is guided by a philosophy of adding value to enhance the operations of the City. Mr. Hutchinson will report administratively to the Chief Administrative Officer and functionally to the Committee of the Whole’s Audit Committee. “Karl’s experience in audit and risk management will ensure we continue to be transparent and accountable to the citizens of this city,” said Scott Stewart, Chief Administrative… Continue reading City announces new Internal Auditor


Electronic submissions required for all building permit applications starting January 1, 2020

December 12, 2019

As of January 1, 2020, building permit applications and requests for inspections must be submitted electronically for residential, industrial, institutional and commercial buildings. Continue reading Electronic submissions required for all building permit applications starting January 1, 2020


Council approves design standards for new commercial developments in Guelph

December 10, 2019

Guelph approves new commercial built form standards to govern the design of commercial development outside the downtown core. Continue reading Council approves design standards for new commercial developments in Guelph


City completes engagement on proposal to address its concerns with Dolime Quarry operations

December 10, 2019

More than 230 residents from the City and Guelph-Eramosa Township attended the community open houses and pop-up information sessions to get more information, ask questions, and share their feedback. Continue reading City completes engagement on proposal to address its concerns with Dolime Quarry operations


Guelph City Council approves 2020 budget

December 3, 2019

Guelph City Council approved the tax-supported operating budget and the local boards and shared services budget today, bringing the tax levy increase in at 3.91 per cent Continue reading Guelph City Council approves 2020 budget


City Council Agenda – December 9, 2019

November 28, 2019

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Special Council Workshop – December 11, 2019 – Transportation Master Plan and Comprehensive Zoning By-law Review

November 28, 2019

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Council Planning Meeting – Monday, December 9, 2019 – 6:30 p.m.

November 28, 2019

The links below will redirect you to a specific report within the larger PDF agenda. When accessed from a mobile device, these links may not function properly and will link to page one of the agenda document. Agendas routinely exceed 100 mb in size. It’s recommended that mobile users access the agendas only when connected to a wifi network. Monday, December 9, 2019 – 6:30 p.m Council Chambers, Guelph City Hall, 1 Carden Street Open Meeting Council Consent Agenda:  IDE-2019-123 Decision Report 1657 and 1665 Gordon Street Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment File: OZS18-003 Ward 6 Public Meeting to Hear Applications Under Section 17, 34 and 51 of The Planning Act: IDE-2019-125 Statutory Public Meeting Report 1871-1879 Gordon Street Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment File: OZS19-011 Ward 6 Items… Continue reading Council Planning Meeting – Monday, December 9, 2019 – 6:30 p.m.


Civic Accelerator Roads Challenge: Notice of Collection regarding personal information

November 25, 2019

Guelph is working with IRIS R&D to track small road defects that could identify preventative maintenance opportunities and potentially extend the lifecycle of roads. Continue reading Civic Accelerator Roads Challenge: Notice of Collection regarding personal information


Committee of Adjustment – December 12, 2019

November 22, 2019

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Committee of the Whole Agenda – December 2, 2019

November 21, 2019

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Special Council Meeting – December 3, 2019 – Deliberations and Approval of Tax Supported Operating Budget

November 21, 2019

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Special Council Meeting – November 18, 2019 – Presentation of Tax Supported Operating Budget

November 15, 2019

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Special Council Meeting – November 20, 2019 – Presentation of Local Boards and Shared Services Budgets

November 15, 2019

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City Council Agenda – November 25, 2019

November 14, 2019

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Special Council Meeting – November 27, 2019

November 14, 2019

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Council approves 2020 capital budget and non-tax supported operating budget

November 13, 2019

City Council approved the 2020 capital budget and the non-tax supported operating budget, and received the 2021–2029 capital forecast. Continue reading Council approves 2020 capital budget and non-tax supported operating budget


City announces Terry Gayman as new City Engineer

November 12, 2019

Guelph, Ont., November 12, 2019— The City of Guelph is pleased to announce that Terry Gayman has been chosen to fill the position of general manager of Engineering and Transportation Services and City Engineer. Gayman has been acting in the role of general manager since August of this year when Kealy Dedman was promoted to deputy CAO of Infrastructure, Development and Enterprise Services. “After a search that had us interviewing both internal and external candidates, we’re confident we’ve found the best person to fill this role,” says Kealy Dedman, deputy CAO of Infrastructure, Development and Enterprise Services. “Terry has been with the City for five years and has shown great leadership on key City projects including the implementation of the stormwater service fee and management… Continue reading City announces Terry Gayman as new City Engineer


2019 Citizen Satisfaction Survey results

November 8, 2019

Survey results show Guelph residents are satisfied with their overall quality of life Continue reading 2019 Citizen Satisfaction Survey results


Guelph residents are proud to be a part of the city

November 8, 2019

Overwhelmingly residents are satisfied with the quality of life in Guelph with 95 per cent of those surveyed rating it as good or very good. Continue reading Guelph residents are proud to be a part of the city


Celebrating design excellence in Guelph

November 8, 2019

The City is bringing back the Guelph Urban Design Awards to celebrate design excellence and recognize thoughtful, innovative and sustainable urban design features that enhance our city’s unique sense of place. The awards were last held in 2006. Continue reading Celebrating design excellence in Guelph


Budget talks continue with the 2020 tax supported operating and local boards and shared services budgets

November 7, 2019

The City has released the proposed 2020 tax supported operating budget and the local boards and shared services budget to City Council and the community on guelph.ca. Continue reading Budget talks continue with the 2020 tax supported operating and local boards and shared services budgets


Shaping a new zoning bylaw with your input

November 6, 2019

We’re in the process of updating Guelph’s zoning bylaw, and we’re ready to share our recommendations for a new set of rules to help achieve our community’s vision for the future of our city. Continue reading Shaping a new zoning bylaw with your input


Council Planning – Tuesday, November 12, 2019 – 6:30 p.m.

October 31, 2019

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Special Council Meeting – November 13, 2019 – Deliberation and Approval of Capital and Non-Tax Supported OperatingBudget

October 31, 2019

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City wins award for 2018 agriculture media tour

October 29, 2019

Guelph, Ont., October 29, 2019—For the third year in a row the City of Guelph received an award from the International Economic Development Council. This year the City of Guelph won the Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for its partnership with the University of Guelph in planning and delivering an agriculture media tour for Global Affairs Canada in 2018. The award was presented at a ceremony on Tuesday, October 15 during the IEDC Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. “Being selected as one of four Canadian cities for the agriculture media tour speaks to Guelph’s agri-innovation strengths,” says Kurtis Wells, Marketing and Events Coordinator for the City of Guelph. “We’re very proud to win this award from the IEDC, and we share this win with… Continue reading City wins award for 2018 agriculture media tour


Statement from Mayor Cam Guthrie on the passing of former Councillor Sean Farrelly

October 28, 2019

October 28, 2019 – It is with deep sadness that I have learned of the sudden passing yesterday of former member of Guelph City Council, Sean Farrelly. On behalf of Council and the City of Guelph, I extend heartfelt sympathies to Sean’s family and loved ones. Sean served his community for nine years as a Councillor for Ward 2, from 1994 to 2003. During his time on Council, he served on the finance committee and was dedicated to ensuring the City provided excellent services while maintaining fiscal responsibility. Sean will be greatly missed by Councillors and City staff who had the privilege of working with him. We join the community in mourning the loss of a dedicated and thoughtful champion for Guelph. Our thoughts are… Continue reading Statement from Mayor Cam Guthrie on the passing of former Councillor Sean Farrelly


Committee of Adjustment – November 14, 2019

October 25, 2019

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Committee of the Whole Agenda – November 4, 2019

October 24, 2019

The links below will redirect you to a specific report within the larger PDF agenda. When accessed from a mobile device, these links may not function properly and will link to page one of the agenda document. Agendas routinely exceed 100 mb in size. It’s recommended that mobile users access the agendas only when connected to a wifi network. Committee of the Whole – Monday,  November 4, 2019 Council Chambers, Guelph City Hall, 1 Carden Street Open Meeting – 2 p.m. Staff Recognitions: Ontario Municipal Law Enforcement Long Service Medal: 15 years and Ontario Municipal Management Institute – Certified Municipal Manager Level 1 Governor General of Canada’s Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Service Medal for proving 20 years of exemplary paramedic services  Consent Agenda – Audit… Continue reading Committee of the Whole Agenda – November 4, 2019


City investigating termite activity near Eastview and Mountford

October 22, 2019

The City is investigating termite activity in the area of Eastview Road and Mountford Drive after an infestation was discovered on two properties in the area last week. Continue reading City investigating termite activity near Eastview and Mountford


Special Council Meeting – October 30, 2019 – Presentation and Public Delegations for Non-tax Supported Operating Budget

October 17, 2019

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City Council Meeting – October 28, 2019

October 17, 2019

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Special Council Meeting – October 23, 2019 – Presentation and Delegation for Capital Budget

October 10, 2019

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Special Council Meeting – October 21, 2019 – Real Estate Assets/City Operations Facilities Needs Assessment

October 10, 2019

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Market Parkade and Wilson Street improvements completed within budget and with sustainability in mind

October 9, 2019

This month, the City will celebrate the long-awaited completion of the Wilson Street road improvements and the grand opening of the new Market Parkade. The new Norfolk Street pedestrian bridge will also open, and the Wilson Street public art project will be unveiled along with four new murals created as part of the Main Street Mural Project. All work was completed within planned budgets. Continue reading Market Parkade and Wilson Street improvements completed within budget and with sustainability in mind


Guelph wins award for innovation in parking operations and programs

October 9, 2019

The City of Guelph was presented with the ‘Innovation in Parking Operations & Programs Award’ by the Canadian Parking Association for the new Market Parkade. Continue reading Guelph wins award for innovation in parking operations and programs


Suicide prevention the focus of 20th annual World Mental Health Day event

October 3, 2019

Free event takes place October 10 at Guelph City Hall. Continue reading Suicide prevention the focus of 20th annual World Mental Health Day event


Council Planning – Wednesday, October 16, 2019 – 6:30 p.m.

October 3, 2019

The links below will redirect you to a specific report within the larger PDF agenda. When accessed from a mobile device, these links may not function properly and will link to page one of the agenda document. Agendas routinely exceed 100 mb in size. It’s recommended that mobile users access the agendas only when connected to a wifi network. Wednesday,  October 16, 2019 – 6:30 p.m Council Chambers, Guelph City Hall, 1 Carden Street Council Consent Agenda:  IDE-2019-89 Decision Report 1533-1557 Gordon Street and 34 Lowes Road West Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment File: ZC1710 Ward 6 IDE-2019-98 Request for an Extension of Draft Plan Approval Victoria Park Village Subdivision 1159 Victoria Road South File: 23T-07506 Ward 6 IDE-2019-112 12 Forbes Avenue – Heritage Permit Application (HP19-0014) Items… Continue reading Council Planning – Wednesday, October 16, 2019 – 6:30 p.m.


City and Dolime Quarry owners reach proposal to protect Guelph’s drinking water

October 1, 2019

The City of Guelph and the owners of the Dolime Quarry have reached a potential solution to address the City’s concerns about how operations at the quarry could affect Guelph’s drinking water. Continue reading City and Dolime Quarry owners reach proposal to protect Guelph’s drinking water


City looking for feedback on proposed smoking and alcohol regulations

September 30, 2019

The City is looking for input on proposed smoking and alcohol regulations through two online surveys running from September 30 to October 13. Continue reading City looking for feedback on proposed smoking and alcohol regulations


Committee of the Whole Agenda – October 7, 2019

September 26, 2019

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Guelph. Future ready.

September 23, 2019

City’s Strategic Plan is set and ready to go Guelph, Ont., September 23, 2019 – This evening Guelph City Council approved the City’s Strategic Plan: Guelph. Future ready. Built with the Guelph’s Community Plan in mind, the City’s Strategic Plan reflects the aspirations of Council, staff and the community, and will drive us towards a more sustainable future. The City strives to create an inclusive, connected, prosperous city where we look after each other and our environment. This vision is within reach. With the Strategic Plan as a guiding document, Council, staff and the community will accelerate Guelph’s innovation economy, mitigate climate change, improve local transportation, develop long-term financial plans and help increase the availability of housing. “The Strategic Plan is the product of a… Continue reading Guelph. Future ready.


Committee of Adjustment – October 10, 2019

September 20, 2019

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Council endorses construction of new library in Baker District

September 17, 2019

At a special meeting last night, Council endorsed the public components of the Baker District Redevelopment project which include parking, an urban square and streetscape, and a new central library. Continue reading Council endorses construction of new library in Baker District


Council Agenda – September 23, 2019

September 12, 2019

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