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...

Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture Appointment

Posted on Monday, May 17, 2021 02:44 PM

The Municipality of Port Hope is pleased to announce that Julia Snoek has been appointed the Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture, following the retirement of former director, Jim McCormack.

“Following a fulsome recruitment process including many external applicants and in-depth interviews, Julia’s experience and proven track record placed her at the top,” notes David Smith, Chief Administrative Officer at the Municipality of Port Hope. “Julia is well connected with the community...

Virtual Civic Awards Celebration

Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021 08:56 AM

The ‘stars of Port Hope’ were celebrated last evening through the annual Civic Awards ceremony, which honoured recipients in seven categories in a pre-recorded broadcast that aired on YourTV and on the Civic Awards page.  

“There hasn’t been a more important time in recent history to celebrate and honour the good work being done by our citizens,” notes Bob Sanderson, Mayor of the Municipality of Port Hope. “If this past year has taught us anything, it’s that we rely on our...