Our first round tables

Our people

Our people are our employees, elected officials and volunteers. Our people are our greatest asset.

Our people

Citizen First and Customer Service

Our citizens are the start, the middle and the end of why governments exist.

Citizen First and Customer Service

Policy and Administration

Policies guide our actions, the way we work and they profoundly affect the lives of our residents.

Open Guelph

Open government isn’t just a nifty catch phrase, it’s not purely academic and it’s not mysterious. It’s about working with the people not at them.


Potential round tables

Asset Management

Asset management is how the City makes sure it has effective physical assets that are safe, well maintained, meet regulatory requirements and are fit for purpose.

Program and Project Management

Programs and projects are in addition to normal day-to-day operations and have a definite start and end.

Technology

Technology can be remarkably useful as a way to improve processes, provide direct access, create once and share widely.

Open Government

Open government isn’t just a nifty catch phrase, it’s not purely academic and it’s not mysterious. It’s about working with the people not at them.

Communication

How we motivate and inspire, defuse and rebuild, empathize and inform should be consistent.

Budget

Employees across the organization work hard to determine what the City needs to spend its money on, and the budgets needed to make everything work.

Intergovernmental Advocacy

To build a city the municipality and other levels of government have to work together efficiently and effectively to get things done and plan for the future.