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Boat Launch Temporary Closure

Posted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 08:12 AM

Residents are advised that we are conducting dig dredging of the Port Hope harbour, at the municipal boat launch, on Friday, May 28, 2021. The boat launch will be temporarily closed during the work from 8 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m. on Friday.

This dig dredging is being conducted by Don Oliver’s Excavating to improve the functionality of the boat launch. Shallow waters are making it difficult for users to launch boats efficiently. This work will increase the depth of the boat launch and alleviate...

Council Meeting Highlights - May 18

Posted on Friday, May 21, 2021 08:49 AM

Below is a summary of key items discussed at the Municipality of Port Hope Council and Committee of the Whole Meetings held on Tuesday, May 18, 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.

Rise and Report – Proposed LPAT Settlement

Mayor Sanderson provided a report out of the closed session announcing that Council has approved proposed Minutes of Settlement for Local Planning Appeal...

Victoria Day Closures

Posted on Thursday, May 20, 2021 09:17 AM

Residents are advised that there will be no administrative staff services or transit services on Monday, May 24, 2021 for the Victoria Day holiday. Services will resume on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at their usual operating hours.

For urgent services related to water or roads, call 905-885-2431 and press "2" to reach our after-hours emergency line.

As the weekend approaches, residents are reminded of the regulations for the sale and use of fireworks, per By-law 102-2008. Residents are reminded that physical...

Proposed LPAT Settlement Regarding Penryn Mason Homes Phase 5 Subdivision

Posted on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 04:00 PM

At the Council meeting on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, Mayor Sanderson provided a report out of the closed session announcing that Council has approved proposed Minutes of Settlement for Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) Appeal Case # PL200619 submitted by the Applicant (AON Inc., 2107401 Ontario Inc., Penryn Park Estates Inc., and Penryn Mason Homes Inc.).

Council authorized its solicitor to sign the Minutes of Settlement on behalf of the Municipality. Council also directed its solicitor and Planning...

Community Improvement Research

Posted on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 01:59 PM

The Municipality of Port Hope has been selected by Toronto-based non-profit Community Researchers to participate in the first intake of a new research initiative this summer that will help inform the direction of youth programming for the Municipality.

“Prominent organizations have a responsibility to lead the industry’s research and development,” notes Bob Sanderson, Mayor of the Municipality of Port Hope. “Municipal recreation departments have struggled during the pandemic and our...