Council Meeting Highlights - April 6

Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 04:30 PM

Below is a summary of key items discussed at the Municipality of Port Hope Council and Committee of the Whole Meetings held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. The agendas and staff reports are available on the Council Portal. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting was held electronically via video conference.

Transit – Phase 2 Restart Agreement

Staff provided a report identifying financial impacts related to municipal Transit expenses due to reduced ridership caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Council...

Flags Lowered to Honour HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 01:47 PM

It is with regret that we share the news from Buckingham Palace of the death of His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away on Friday, April 9, 2021 at the age of 99 years.

Prince Philip, husband to Canada’s Head of State, Queen Elizabeth II, was the longest serving consort in British history. He maintained a special relationship with the Canadian Armed Forces and was Colonel‑in‑Chief of six Canadian units. In 2011, he was named honorary general of the Canadian Army and the Royal...

Upcoming Land Access Restriction

Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2021 05:38 PM

In response to the Provincial Emergency and Stay at Home Order for all Ontarians, the Municipality of Port Hope is temporarily restricting access to all land that borders the Ganaraska River in two phases: 

  • Effective Friday, April 9, 2021 closure of properties south of the railway tracks (excluding the beaches), the municipal boat launch and the Fishway.
  • Friday, April 23, 2021 (to align with the start of the Trout fishing season) closure of remainder of municipal properties that border the...

Maintenance on Larose Crescent

Posted on Wednesday, April 07, 2021 03:38 PM

Due to current road conditions, approximately 200 metres of the hard top road surface on Larose Crescent will be removed and put back to gravel. The work will take place from the asphalt at Mill Street, along the easterly portion of Larose Crescent for approximately 200 metres. The road surface will be replaced during the annual road resurfacing program this year.

Access to the road will not be impacted.

For questions, email Works and Engineering staff or call 905-885-2431

Tax Due Date - April 28

Posted on Wednesday, April 07, 2021 12:51 PM

Interim tax bills were mailed February 2, 2021. The second installment of the interim tax bill is due April 28, 2021.

Payments can be made several ways:

  • in-person at your bank (where possible and in accordance with the current COVID-19 measures)
  • by telephone or online banking through your bank
  • by mail with a cheque to 56 Queen Street Port Hope, Ontario L1A 3Z9
  • by cheque at the drop-box mail slot located on the front door of the Town Hall - 56 Queen Street 

For more details, visit the property...