Tag Archives: Principle-based Governance

Change looming?

January 31, 2013

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The City of Guelph is committed to doing business differently and is examining all of its systems to ensure excellent outcomes for all citizens, exceptional personal experience for all customers, and value for money for the taxpayer.  This is not just a task for our Civic Administration but also includes Council. There are two basic […]

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Basic Building Blocks – Role and Responsibilities of Council

January 25, 2012

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The Conference Board of Canada offers a framework for principle-based governance for boards of directors which has relevance in considering the questions posed in a previous post ( Basic Building Blocks): How should Council express its relationship with the Community (taxpayers) and City Hall (city employees)? How should Council be accountable for its leadership role and […]

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