City Council
Meeting Agenda

Meeting #:
Council Chambers, Guelph City Hall, 1 Carden Street

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

  • Recommendation:

    That the Council of the City of Guelph now hold a meeting that is closed to the public, pursuant to Section 239 2 (b), (e) and (f) of the Municipal Act, to consider:

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest and General Nature Thereof 

Confirmation of Closed Minutes

January 2020 Public Appointments to the Elliott Community Board of Trustees

Section 239 (2)(b) of the Municipal Act related to personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees.

CS-2020-21 Litigation Update

Section 239 (2)(e) and (f) of the Municipal Act related to litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board; and advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose.

(Councillor Allt) 

  • Recommendation:

    That the minutes of the open Council Meetings held November 25, December 3, 9 and 11, 2019, and the minutes of the open Committee of the Whole meeting held December 2, 2019, be confirmed as recorded and without being read.

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 Committee of the Whole Consent Report, please identify the item. It will be extracted and dealt with separately as part of the Items for Discussion.

  • Recommendation:
    1. That staff be directed to report back to Council with a recommendation regarding the City's role in the proposed PACE program.
    2. That the City's role in the PACE program be considered as part of the action plan development of the Sustaining Our Future pillar of the City's Strategic Plan.
  • Recommendation:
    1. That Council authorize an increase in the approved project funding to be drawn from the Wastewater Capital Reserve Fund for the non-decorative LED streetlight upgrade project from $8 million to $9 million to ensure adequate contingency is available to address the observed high rate of existing inadequate electrical infrastructure to be rectified. 
    2. That Council direct Staff to provide Wastewater Capital Reserve Fund repayment details prior to completion of the 2021 budget. 

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.

Councillor Piper will speak to this item.

  • Recommendation:
    1. That Guelph City Council supports the action taken by the coalition of six BC municipalities to act as an intervenor in the Supreme Court of Canada challenge to the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act.
    2. That the Motion of Support be circulated to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, Association of Municipalities of Ontario, MP Lloyd Longfield, MPP Mike Schreiner, the Office of the Premier of Ontario, and to the Mayors of Vancouver, Victoria, Squamish, Nelson, Richmond and Rossland.

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

Please provide any announcements, to the Mayor in writing, by 12 noon on the day of the Council meeting.