City Council
Meeting Agenda

Council Chambers
Guelph City Hall, 1 Carden Street

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

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Brayden McGarr
Nolan Battler
Gracin Jones

  • Recommendation:

    That the minutes of the open Council Meetings held November 1 and 15, 2022, 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 Consent Agenda, please identify the item. It will be extracted and dealt with separately as part of the Items for Discussion.

  • Recommendation:
    1. That the City of Guelph will provide a one-time operating contribution of $250,850 to facilitate the 2023 extension of drop-in service hours at Royal City Mission beginning January 1, 2023.
    2. That the $250,850 is taken from the Tax Rate Operating Contingency Reserve.
    3. That Royal City Mission be requested to submit progress reports to the City of Guelph, no later than May 1, 2023 and September 1, 2023, summarizing both the results and impact of the extension of drop-in service hours.
    4. That any future funding requests related to shelter services be referred to the 2024-2027 multi-year budget process.

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.

Trevor Lee, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Corporate Services
Stephen O'Brien, General Manager, City Clerk's Office/City Clerk
Stacey Hare, Program Manager, Customer Service and Customer Experience

  • Recommendation:

    That the report titled Implementing Service Simplified: Guelph’s Customer Service Strategy - 2022-374, dated December 13, 2022, be received.

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

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