Council Declares Climate Emergency and Adopts UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2022 12:29 PM
At their recent meeting, Members of Council for the Municipality of Port Hope unanimously declared a climate emergency and adopted the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
“Adopting these two critical declarations speaks to the values of this Council,” states Olena Hankivsky, Mayor of the Municipality of Port Hope. “I’m so very pleased to have advanced both declarations. They are appropriate developments in Port Hope’s movement towards reconciliation and as...
Nominations Now Open for Civic Awards
Posted on Monday, December 19, 2022 09:36 AM
Nominations are now open for the Municipality of Port Hope’s Civic Awards Program, an annual initiative that recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions to the community.
The program is designed to highlight a variety of elements that make up Port Hope’s inspiring culture by acknowledging those who contribute time, talent, and resources towards improving the quality of life in the community.
Nine categories are open to receive submissions: Outstanding Citizen, Outstanding Youth,...
Power Outage Update
Posted on Saturday, December 17, 2022 12:24 PM
Localized areas of the Municipality of Port Hope remain without power after the recent heavy winter snow. The following information provides updates and resources for those who are still without power.
Jack Burger Sports Complexremains open during regular operating hours for use of the shower and restroom facilities.
ThePort Hope Public Library Mary J. Benson branch(31 Queen Street) is a great option to charge your phone or use the Wi-Fi as required. In times of power outages many local...
Walton Street Reconstruction - Timeline Update
Posted on Friday, December 16, 2022 03:50 PM
Phase 1 of the Walton Street project is now complete for 2022. The final lift of asphalt and the correction of any deficiencies will be completed in 2023.
Phase 2 of the project, which includes full road reconstruction from Pine Street to Mill Street, is subject to budget approval and will be considered by Council as part of the 2023 budget deliberations.
As a result of supply chain delays and material shortages, construction timelines have been adjusted and work on Phase 2 willnotbegin in April...
Waterworks West Remediation (West Beach Area)
Posted on Friday, December 16, 2022 01:40 PM
Following the Notice of Upcoming Workcommunicated by CNLon December 6, residents are reminded that the long-term closure of the West Beach parking lot and playground area begins Monday, December 19, 2022 (weather permitting). There will be lane interruptions and traffic delays in the surrounding area for the duration of this project. This closure is a result of remediation work around theWaterworks West site, which is being completed as part of thePort Hope Area Initiative (PHAI). For a...