City Council - Planning
Meeting Agenda

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This meeting will be held by Electronic Participation in accordance with City of Guelph Procedural By-Law (2021)-20649.

The following items have been extracted from the Committee of the Whole Consent Report and the Council Consent Agenda and will be considered separately. These items have been extracted either at the request of a member of Council or because they include a presentation and/or delegations.

Staff Presentation:
Jayne Holmes, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Infrastructure, Development and Enterprise Services
Melissa Aldunate, Manager, Policy Planning and Urban Design
Kelly Martel, Associate, Dillon Consulting Limited
Paddy Kennedy, Partner and Technical Lead, Dillon Consulting Limited
Jamie Cook, Managing Partner, Watson and Associates

Angela and Alex Baggio
Rajkumar Surajram
Hugh Handy, GSP Group, on behalf of owners, 331 Clair Road East
Michael Watt
Ali and Mitra Ashkar
Steno Carniello
James Nagy
Clay and Jacquie Seabrook
Tony Verdone
Terrance Kropf
Jeff Robinson, Director, Development Planning, Reid's Heritage Homes
Fazl and Mandana Ashkar
James Nagy, on behalf of South Clair Road Neighbourhood Association
Ida Baggio
Rebecca Dias
Nick and Sandra Papadedes

  • Recommendation:
    1. That the Shaping Guelph Growth Management Strategy and Land Needs Assessment be endorsed and that the recommendations be incorporated into the draft Official Plan amendment for further consultation.
    2. That Council request approval from the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing for a modified minimum intensification target of 46% of all residential development occurring annually.
    3. That Council endorse a modified population forecast for the year 2051 of 208,000 and a modified settlement area boundary for the City of Guelph that includes the Dolime Quarry annexed lands within the designated greenfield area of the City for inclusion in the draft Official Plan amendment.

Resolution to adopt the By-laws.
(Councillor Downer)

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