Building our future

City’s Strategic Plan

2019 to 2023

Building our future

a community that supports us

Make strategic investments that nurture social well-being, provide landmark beauty and offer a safe place where everyone belongs.

Maintain existing community assets and secure new ones

  • Managing existing infrastructure
  • Continuing working to develop new assets that respond to Guelph’s growing and changing social, economic and environmental needs, such as the Baker District redevelopment and the South End Community Centre
  • Supporting the development of new assets through advocacy and policy work

Help increase the availability of housing that meets community needs

  • Advocating for increased funding from federal and provincial governments
  • Working with partners to create smart programs and policies that enable more people to obtain housing

Continue to build strong, vibrant, safe and healthy communities that foster resilience in the people who live here

  • Working to enhance community well-being and safety through direct service and program delivery
  • Creating greater impact by aligning our efforts with local and provincial partners
  • Helping prevent and mitigate the challenges associated with mental health and addictions by working to address root causes