Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 11:51 AM
In a small ceremony on November 29, 2022, the Municipality of Port Hope, in partnership with the Parks, Recreation, and Culture Advisory Committee, unveiled the new inductees to the Athletic Wall of Honour.
“We have many talented residents in Port Hope, and this is such a special event to honour sport in our community,” notes Julia Snoek, Director, Parks, Recreation and Culture at the Municipality of Port Hope. “The Athletic Wall of Honour allows us to pay tribute to members of our community...
Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 10:15 AM
Residents are advised that the Municipality of Port Hope will be participating in an emergency exercise on Thursday, December 1, 2022, to practice emergency management protocols, train staff and test emergency systems. The exercise will be taking place adjacent to the Cameco facility near the intersection of Choate Street and Marsh Street.
Municipal staff will be working alongside community partners including the Port Hope Police Service, Ontario Provincial Police, Ambulance and Paramedic Services,...
Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 08:23 AM
Residents are advised that a Special Meeting of Council will be held on Monday, December 5, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. for Council education and orientation for the 2022-2026 term.
At the meeting, Council will proceed into a closed session, in accordance with the Municipal Act, and participate in an orientation session on the role of council, role of staff, department structures, and other information related to the onboarding of the new council.
For more information, visit the Council web page.
Posted on Monday, November 28, 2022 04:04 PM
On Monday, November 28, 2022, the Provincial government passed Bill 23, More Homes Built Faster Act, 2022 in the Ontario Legislature. Municipality of Port Hope Mayor Olena Hankivsky expressed official opposition to the Bill in a letter to Premier Ford, voicing deep concerns.
In her letter, Mayor Hankivsky points to concerns specific to Port Hope and the significant impacts that Bill 23 will have on the community, including:
- The inability to leverage the expertise of our local conservation authority...
Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 02:48 PM
A reminder to all residents that winter parking restrictions take effect on December 1 and continue through the winter until March 15. This means there is no on-street parking permitted on snow routes from 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. This is in effect so that our snowplows can clear the streets safely, when required.
When the snow falls, snow clearing of the sidewalk outside your home is your responsibility. Please don't shovel the snow onto the street as that can create a hazard. For more details, visit...