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Upcoming Dredging in outer harbour

Posted on Friday, September 04, 2020 12:00 AM

Residents are advised that the Municipality of Port Hope will be dredging a small portion of the outer harbour during the week of September 7, 2020 to remove excess sediment build-up. The operation is scheduled to take four days.

Municipal staff was approached by Cameco staff, who advised that their cooling water intake has sediment build-up and is causing operational concerns. This was observed by Cameco’s divers who inspect all water intake and outflow lines annually. Municipal staff is in consultation...

Labour Day Weekend Closures

Posted on Thursday, September 03, 2020 12:00 AM

A reminder to residents that municipal transit will be closed, and staff services will be unavailable on Monday, September 7, 2020 for the Labour Day holiday. Transit and municipal staff services will resume at their usual business hours on Tuesday, September 8, 2020.

Additionally, a reminder that municipal beaches remain closed on the weekends. On Labour Day weekend, the beaches will be closed beginning on Saturday, September 5 at 7 a.m. until Tuesday, September 8 at 10 a.m. The closure on long...

Municipal Land Closure

Posted on Wednesday, September 02, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - Port Hope, ON

At their regular meeting on September 1, 2020, Council authorized the temporary closure of all lands and parks, under ownership of the Municipality, that border the Ganaraska River, effective September 2, 2020 until October 15, 2020, in an effort to limit group gatherings during the annual salmon migration while the global pandemic is ongoing. This closure includes all green spaces and trails from Molson Street to Lake Ontario and...

Splash Pad Official Opening

Posted on Wednesday, September 02, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - Port Hope, ON

A small group of Councillors and staff gathered on Wednesday afternoon to officially open the Municipality’s new state-of-the-art splash pad with a ribbon cutting ceremony at Wladyka Park.

“We are thrilled to officially open this new and exciting facility,” notes Bob Sanderson, Mayor of the Municipality of Port Hope. “Despite the added challenges brought on by the pandemic this year, construction of the splash pad was only delayed...

Phone System Repairs

Posted on Monday, August 31, 2020 12:00 AM

Residents are advised that the phone system at the Development Team Office (located at 5 Mill Street South – 905-885-2431) is currently unavailable due to a technical failure. 

While the system is being repaired, staff at the Development Team Office may be contacted by calling the Town Hall main line at 905-885-4544. Alternatively, you may call the after-hours number at 1-855-961-7019