Special City Council
Revised Meeting Agenda

Remote meeting live streamed
on guelph.ca/live

Changes to the original agenda are noted with an asterisk "*". 

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This meeting will be held by Electronic Participation in accordance with the City of Guelph Procedural By-law (2020)-20515.

Members of the public who have an interest in delegating to item 4.1 Managing the Impacts of COVID-19: Update #5 may register up until 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2020.

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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
Kealy Dedman, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer,
Infrastructure, Development and Enterprise Services
Trevor Lee, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Corporate

  • Recommendation:
    1. That report “Managing the Impacts of COVID-19: Update #5” dated August 12, 2020 be forwarded to the local MP and MPP, FCM, AMO, LUMCO and the Federal Minister of Finance and the Ministers of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Minister of Finance for the Province of Ontario.
    2. That staff be directed to communicate the urgency for additional details about the Safe Restart Agreement given the City of Guelph’s currently projected COVID-19 deficit impact of $24.3 million, mitigated through cost-containment measures of $14.3 million and resulting in a $10 million overall budget deficit impact for 2020, to the Deputy Prime Minister, the Federal Minister of Finance, Ontario’s Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Ontario’s Minister of Finance and the Premier of Ontario.
    3. That the 2021 City Council and Committee Meeting Schedule, included as Attachment-2 to report “Managing the Impacts of COVID-19: Update #5” dated August 12, 2020, be approved.

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

  • Recommendation:

    That By-law Numbered (2020)-20522 is hereby passed.

A by-law to confirm the proceedings of a meeting of Guelph City Council held August 12, 2020.