Special City Council
Meeting Agenda

Remote meeting live streamed
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Changes to the original agenda are noted with an asterisk "*". 

City facilities are closed to the public in response to COVID-19. City Council meetings are being held electronically and can be live streamed at guelph.ca/live.

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This meeting will be held by Electronic Participation in accordance with the City of Guelph Procedural By-law (2020)-20490. 

  • Recommendation:

    That the Council of the City of Guelph now hold a meeting that is closed to the public, pursuant to the Municipal Act, to consider:

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest and General Nature Thereof 

Baker District Redevelopment Project - Update - 2020-43

Section 239 (2)(c) and (f) of the Municipal Act relating to a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board; and advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose.

The following resolutions have been prepared to facilitate Council's consideration of various matters and are suggested for consideration. If Council wishes to address a specific report in isolation of the Consent Agenda, please identify the item. It will be extracted and dealt with separately as part of the Items for Discussion.

(Referred from the April 16, 2020 Emergency City Council Meeting. Further information provided in Council Memo.) 

  • Recommendation:

    That the 2020 City of Guelph property tax ratios, subclass discounts and corresponding tax rates, as set out in Attachment-1 to the report titled 2020 Property Tax Policy dated April 16, 2020, be approved.

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.

Mayor Guthrie
Scott Stewart, Chief Administrative Officer
Colleen Clack, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Public Services
Kealy Dedman, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Infrastructure, Development and Enterprise Services
Trevor Lee, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Corporate Services
Christopher Beveridge, Director, Health Protection, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health

Report to be included as part of the revised agenda.

The following motions have been brought forward by members of Council for consideration in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Recommendation:

    That staff be directed to prioritize work to close traffic lanes during the COVID-19 public health emergency to support social distancing by creating special separated active transportation routes in strategic locations with funding of up to $50,000 reallocated from capital project New Sidewalk Construction (RD0283).