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Merit Award for Chief Wood

Posted on Friday, July 16, 2021 01:20 PM

Together with the Port Hope Police Services and the Police Service Board, the Municipality of Port Hope is honoured to share that Chief Bryant Wood has been awarded the Order of Merit of the Police Forces by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police in a virtual ceremony held on Tuesday, July 13, 2021.

Established in October 2000, the Order of Merit of the Police Forces honours the leadership and exceptional service or distinctive merit displayed by the men and women of the Canadian Police Services,...

COVID-19 Community Update 24

Posted on Friday, July 16, 2021 10:00 AM

Ontario enters Step 3 of the Reopening Roadmap on Friday, July 16, 2021, with COVID-19 public health measures still in effect for all Ontarians. We look forward to welcoming the community back to our recreation facilities and to offering limited, modified programs and activities for residents to enjoy. To ensure the safety of staff and our patrons, we are implementing a staged opening for our indoor recreation facilities and programming.

Day Camps

Day Camp continues to take place throughout the summer,...

West Beach Closed for Swimming

Posted on Thursday, July 08, 2021 03:33 PM

After a standard test of the water at our local beaches, the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit has advised the Municipality of Port Hope to close the West Beach for swimming, due to an increase in E. coli bacteria levels. The Beach remains open for walking, hiking, etc.

For details about the water levels and regular testing of our beaches, please contact or 1-866-888-4577 ext. 5006. 

Site Plan Application: 3250 County Road 2

Posted on Wednesday, July 07, 2021 03:11 PM

As part of the Municipality’s ongoing efforts to enhance communication with the community, we are pleased to provide notice of a Site Plan Application from Forbes Bros Ltd. on contract to Xplornet Communications Inc., on behalf of the owners James and David McHolm, for the lands municipally known as 3250 County Road 2. A sign has also been posted within the lands subject to the proposed development.

The purpose of this application is to allow for the construction of a 45.0 metre...

Council Meeting Highlights - July 6

Posted on Wednesday, July 07, 2021 11:54 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, July 6, 2021. The agendas and staff reports are available on the Agendas and Minutes page of our website. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting was held electronically via video conference.

Waterfront and River Walk Master Plan

Council authorized an additional $58,650 to be committed from the Waterfront Reserve to complete the Waterfront and Riverwalk Master...