Category Archives: Finance

“Why Didn’t You Just Say That in the First Place?”

Yesterday, in response to a question from a local resident, I tried to explain that “Tax-Increment-Based Grants” (TIBG) were not giveaways, nor are they paid for by current taxpayers. TIBGs are the most misunderstood term in the world. We really … Continue reading

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Guelph Receives Upgraded Credit Ranking from Standard and Poors

It is not very often that a municipality can boast an upgraded credit ranking. Our “AA” rating has been consistent for several years, but has now been boosted to a “+Positive” position (from Stable). A copy of the full report … Continue reading

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Summary of 2011 Budget Adjustments

Click below for a summary of the adjustments made to the 2011 budget during recent Council deliberations, provided by our Finance staff. Leanne 2011 Budget Adjustments Summary_March 7, 2011

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Guelph’s AA Credit Rating is Confirmed

AA credit rating continues for Guelph June 23, 2010 – Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has confirmed that the City of Guelph has maintained its ’AA’ credit rating again this year. The rating reflects Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services’ view … Continue reading

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Reminder – Tax Chat Tonight

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 7:00 pm Harpo’s – 89 Dawson Road, Guelph Hosted by the Guelph Civic League Come out and ask the tough questions. See you there! LP

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