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Guelph Transit
Lockout possible on Friday
City transit workers may face a lockout depending on results of a vote on a new contract this Friday, July 11. But the city is being tight-lipped about how a lockout may affect bus service.
Wellington MPP sees bypass as top priority
Wellington-Halton Hills MPP Ted Arnott has raised a list of local priorities in the Ontario legislature.
Recent Comments
Tuesday, July, 22, 2014 - 10:10:03 PM
Mayor responds to Guthrie salvo "Guthrie, Furfaro and Hellemond are very irresponsible in undermining the city's position before damages have been assessed and a decision on appeal has been made. They just may have upped the bill and made an appeal more difficult. Shame."
Comment by Tim Allman
Tuesday, July, 22, 2014 - 10:10:23 PM
Bus drivers locked out "Why lock them out? Why not wait for a strike or for negotiations to go somewhere? Perhaps the answer is that the city saves money as long as they are not paying their employees and the sooner the better. The employees and the riders don't matter."
Comment by Tim Allman
Saturday, July, 12, 2014 - 3:03:02 PM
Guest Editorial: Making Guelph a Better Place "Yes! And support your local Arts Council! As Astero says "arts improve a community's well-being.""
Comment by Pandora
Price to pay for parking changes
Changes to the parking bylaw being recommended by city hall staff would cost the city about $170,000 a year, mostly because of lost revenue from parking fines.
Parking in Guelph
On-street parking revamp in works
Guelph residents will have to learn to rely less on street parking if council approves bylaw changes that are being proposed.
Guelph {p;oce Services
New police reno costs $34 million
The city’s chief financial officer has recommended that council agree to a $34-million renovation and expansion of the downtown police headquarters.
Diabetes care shifts from hospital to clinics
The Guelph Family Health Team and Guelph General Hospital are working to reduce trips to the hospital for women with gestational diabetes.
Guelph city hall
City plans changes to overtime payouts
City hall expects to save $110,000 a year by paying most overtime at straight rates, rather than time-and-a-half, to its non-union and management employees.
Construction
Bridge closed for $48,000 fixer upper
Wyndham Street will be closed to motorists, cyclists and pedestrians between Carden and Farquhar streets from Sunday July 6 at 7 a.m. to Monday July 7 at 6 p.m.
Public board passes balanced budget
The public school board has approved a balanced operating budget of about $351 million for the coming school year.
Submitted photo
Former school remains centre for another year
It’s been about a year since Tytler school closed its doors to students, and it could be another year before the local public school board decides what to do with the building.
One call before you dig
Buried wires, gas lines and water pipes are all potentially costly hazards that homeowners or contractors could hit when doing construction work.
Medallion buyer still unknown
A large bronze medallion awarded to George Sleeman in 1893 has a new owner. It was sold at a Toronto auction last Thursday for $4,750, but the buyer remains unknown.
Tribune photo
Well in park future water source in city?
The city is looking at building one new well within city limits as part of an updated 25-year master plan for the city’s water supply, and it’s proposed to go “in or near” Sunny Acres Park.
Despite hefty price tag south end rec centre gets the nod
Despite concerns about the high price tag, city council has endorsed in principle a proposal to build a $59-million recreation centre in the South End Community Park behind Bishop Macdonell high school.
Solid Waste Master Plan
Yard waste pickup back in the books
In a reversal of course, city hall staff are recommending that the city keep picking up yard waste from residences in the spring and fall.
Two more council candidates
June Hofland announced Monday that she will seek a third term representing Ward 3 on council, and Karolyne Pickett joined the Ward 1 race on the same day.
Downtown Guelph Business Association
Downtown worries about future parking plans
Bringing back paid on-street parking downtown is not the best plan for the core, says Downtown Guelph Business Association executive director Marty Williams.
 
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