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Smart City Building – Making Every Dollar Count

June 19, 2014

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Council made great progress last night solidifying its new approach to city building, thanks to the inspired and brilliant work of Enterprise Services. Guelph Enterprise Framework First, we approved a new Guelph Enterprise Framework and Tool to strengthen Council’s decisions when making strategic capital investments.  The framework and tool will do three key things: –          Maximize the […]

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A special tax levy is the wrong approach

May 21, 2014

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Guelph has learned that you can’t just put up a “for sale” sign on a vacant lot and hope for the best.  One of the keys to redevelopment success in the downtown has been an innovative program – financed from the significant increase in taxes earned from the redeveloped property and not taken from existing taxpayers […]

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