Arts Festival 2020

Posted on Tuesday, August 04, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - Port Hope, ON

The Port Hope Arts Festival returns on Saturday, August 8, with a fresh take on the event, including a virtual marketplace, art displays around town, a play reading over the radio, and more; all designed to capture the essence of the traditional festival and ensure that it can be enjoyed safely this summer.

“After seventeen years, the festival continues to draw creators from across the region to share their time, talents, and creations...

Special Meeting of Finance Committee

Posted on Tuesday, August 04, 2020 12:00 AM

Residents are advised that a Special Meeting of Finance Committee will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. to review and consider the 2020 water and wastewater budget.

This meeting will be held electronically, via web conference. To participate, please see the instructions and link posted on the meeting agenda.

Questions may be directed to Brian Gilmer, Director of Corporate Services/Clerk at



Long Weekend Beach Closures

Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:00 AM

Residents are reminded that municipal beaches are closed over the upcoming Civic Holiday weekend: Saturday, August 1 at 7 a.m. until Tuesday, August 4 at 10 a.m.

For all municipal updates related to the pandemic, please visit the dedicated COVID-19 webpage.

CAO Appointment

Posted on Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:00 AM

Municipality of Port Hope to Welcome New Chief Administrative Officer this Fall David Smith will assume the CAO position on September 21

For Immediate Release

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - Port Hope, ON

The Municipality of Port Hope is pleased to announce that Council has appointed David Smith as the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), effective September 21, 2020.

“On behalf of Council, I would like to welcome Mr. Smith to the community and share that we are very much looking forward to working with...

Municipal Maintenance Requests

Posted on Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:00 AM

Earlier today, Municipal staff were made aware of a small portion of Deer Park Road with debris left behind after a surface treatment of recycled asphalt was applied yesterday evening. Staff attended to the site to continue the maintenance activity and the area is now clear and open for travel.

Residents are encouraged to contact staff directly when a request for maintenance is required or an area of concern is observed, which will allow staff to respond in a timely manner. Thank you...