Monthly Archives: July 2010

Shared Rental Housing Report Available Online

The long-awaited zoning amendment report on Shared Rental Housing is available on the city website at: http://www.guelph.ca/uploads/Council_and_Committees/Council/2006/council_agenda_080310.pdf Note:  the Shared Rental Housing report begins on page 15. This report will go as an Information Report to Council on Tuesday, August … Continue reading

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Property Rights – Yours, Mine and Ours

Several years ago, when I was a Community Editorial Board columnist with the Guelph Mercury, I published a column examining the issue of property rights. The column was in the context of property owners having the right to demolish heritage … Continue reading

Posted in City Issues, Parks and Natural Spaces | 2 Comments

Proposed Tree By-Law Update

I have received several inquiries about the status of the “Private Tree By-Law” that was presented to the Community Design and Environmental Services committee this past Monday.    I am happy to try to add some clarity…. The Tree By-Law report … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Parks and Natural Spaces | 4 Comments

Staying Cool in Guelph — Extended Hours for Splash Pads and Wading Pools

GUELPH, ON, July 6, 2010 – As a result of the hot temperatures this week, the City of Guelph has extended the hours at wading pools and splash pads and opened the Sleeman Centre to help residents cool off. Extended … Continue reading

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