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Camping Restriction

Posted on Thursday, March 25, 2021 09:39 AM

No Camping in the Municipality of Port Hope during the Trout Fishing Opening Weekend

The Municipality of Port Hope is advising residents and visitors that overnight camping will not be permitted in Optimist Park and Cavan Street Park during the Spring trout fishing opening weekend, April 24 and 25, 2021.

Last year, the Municipality amended the Parks By-law to prohibit camping at Optimist Park and Cavan Street Park in the case of a declared emergency, or when social distancing measures are in place.

“We...

Council Meeting Highlights - March 16

Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2021 02:22 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, March 16, 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.

Service Line Warranties of Canada Agreement

Staff provided an update to Council on the Municipality’s agreement with Service Line Warranties of Canada (SLWC). The agreement expires in August 2021...

Infrastructure Funding Announcement

Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:24 PM

Canada and Ontario invest in the construction of a new multipurpose centre in Port Hope

Canadians everywhere are feeling the impact of COVID-19, on their families, their livelihoods and their way of life. Together, Canada and Ontario are working to reduce the impact of the pandemic, ensure health and safety, rebuild businesses, and promote job creation, growth and investment.

Today, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; David Piccini, Parliamentary...

Vacancies on Advisory Boards and Committees

Posted on Monday, March 15, 2021 02:22 PM

The Municipality of Port Hope is seeking representatives from the community to serve on municipal advisory boards and committees to fill several vacant positions.

“The volunteers on our boards and committees are in place to reflect the wants and needs of the community and to provide expertise, talent and guidance to Council,” notes Bob Sanderson, Mayor of the Municipality of Port Hope. “It can be very rewarding to participate in decisions that directly affect residents now and in the...

Climate Change Survey

Posted on Monday, March 08, 2021 09:59 AM

The Climate Change Working Group for the Municipality of Port Hope, in collaboration with graduate students and faculty from McMaster University, is seeking input through a comprehensive survey from residents and stakeholders to help inform a Climate Change Action Plan for the Municipality.

The purpose of the survey, which was developed by McMaster’s graduate students and faculty from the W. Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology, is to gather local information and insights about climate...