Category Archives: Mayor and Council

Guelph releases top 5 priorities for the provincial election

May 4, 2022

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Mayor Cam Guthrie joins the Board of the Global Covenant of Mayors

April 27, 2022

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Guelph’s Park Plan heading to Council on April 4

March 24, 2022

The Park Plan report is ready for community and Council review ahead of April Council meetings that will see Guelph’s parks become future ready. Continue reading Guelph’s Park Plan heading to Council on April 4


City Council returning to in-person meetings in March  

March 1, 2022

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Guelph’s state of emergency to end March 1

February 22, 2022

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Guelph’s mayor discusses housing crisis at Provincial summit

January 19, 2022

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Guelph’s state of emergency to remain in place

December 14, 2021

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Ontario Land Tribunal dismisses ward boundary appeal

December 7, 2021

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City recommends short-term trailer parking exemptions for driveways

October 22, 2021

A City of Guelph report heading to Council in November recommends a trailer parking exemption program that would allow short-term parking of recreational trailers in residential driveways. Continue reading City recommends short-term trailer parking exemptions for driveways


Report recommends Council approve funding for two affordable housing projects

October 14, 2021

A report recommending the approval of two affordable housing projects totalling $1,267,646 is heading to Council for approval on October 25. Continue reading Report recommends Council approve funding for two affordable housing projects


City releases key sections from closed Council report about 797 Victoria Road North

October 8, 2021

Continue reading City releases key sections from closed Council report about 797 Victoria Road North


City releases KPMG report: review finds City performing well, identifies opportunities for service optimization

July 8, 2021

Today the City of Guelph released a report by KPMG Canada that details the results of a service rationalization review directed by City Council during the 2021 budget process. Continue reading City releases KPMG report: review finds City performing well, identifies opportunities for service optimization


Notice of passing: Bylaw to alter the ward boundaries in the City of Guelph

July 8, 2021

Guelph City Council passed a bylaw to alter the ward boundaries in the City of Guelph on June 23, 2021. Continue reading Notice of passing: Bylaw to alter the ward boundaries in the City of Guelph


Guelph keeps its six-ward, 12 councillor model

June 23, 2021

City Council has cast the final vote on Guelph’s future Council composition and ward boundaries. Guelph will remain a six-ward city represented by 12 councillors. Continue reading Guelph keeps its six-ward, 12 councillor model


Consultants recommend eight full-time councillors, one per ward

June 10, 2021

Watson and Associates Economists Ltd. recommends eight Guelph wards, with one full-time councillor dedicated to each. Continue reading Consultants recommend eight full-time councillors, one per ward


COVID-19 updates to Guelph City Council

June 7, 2021

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Council approves moving forward with the City’s Operations Campus

May 31, 2021

Council has approved the location and site preparations for the Operations Campus—the recommended alternative in the City’s business case presented to Council earlier this month. Continue reading Council approves moving forward with the City’s Operations Campus


City of Guelph lowering flags to honour 215 children found buried at former residential school

May 30, 2021

Continue reading City of Guelph lowering flags to honour 215 children found buried at former residential school


City releases 13 ward boundary options for review

February 23, 2021

The City has released 13 ward boundary options for the community to review online at haveyoursay.guelph.ca until March 14 Continue reading City releases 13 ward boundary options for review


Report recommends vote by mail for 2022 municipal election

February 4, 2021

A report to Council recommends mail-in ballots in addition to in-person ballots for the 2022 municipal election. Continue reading Report recommends vote by mail for 2022 municipal election


Guelph joins Coalition of Inclusive Municipalities

January 25, 2021

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City launches review of how ballots are cast in municipal elections

November 9, 2020

The City invites community input on how residents cast their ballot in the 2022 municipal election. Continue reading City launches review of how ballots are cast in municipal elections


More community engagement planned for council composition

November 6, 2020

Council passed one recommendation and directed staff to engage the community further on Council composition. Continue reading More community engagement planned for council composition


Council composition report recommends eight full-time councillors, one per ward

October 22, 2020

City Council composition recommendations are now available online ahead of the Special City Council meeting on November 5 at 6 p.m. Continue reading Council composition report recommends eight full-time councillors, one per ward


Statement from Mayor Cam Guthrie on the police headquarters renovation project

July 2, 2020

City staff announced that the general contractor of the Guelph Police Services headquarters renovation project is in default of their contract. Continue reading Statement from Mayor Cam Guthrie on the police headquarters renovation project


Shaping Guelph: Council endorsed vision and principles

June 16, 2020

On June 15, 2020, Council endorsed the vision and principles, based on community engagement and stakeholder input, for growing Guelph to 2041. Continue reading Shaping Guelph: Council endorsed vision and principles


City Council – March 25, 2019 – 5:00 p.m.

March 15, 2019

Continue reading City Council – March 25, 2019 – 5:00 p.m.