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July 7 Council Meeting Highlights

Posted on Friday, July 10, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release

Friday, July 10, 2020 - Port Hope, ON

Below is a summary of key items discussed at the Municipality of Port Hope regular Council Meeting held on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. The full agenda and staff reports are available on the Council Portal. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting was held electronically via video conference.

Assistance for local bars and restaurants

Council directed staff to explore opportunities to assist local bars and restaurants recover from the economic...

Returning to the Workplace

Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2020 12:00 AM

Please be advised that Municipal staff have begun to transition into phase two of the corporate Return to Work Plan, which includes a limited number of non-essential employees returning to work in each location/division. Community members may observe more cars in municipal parking lots or staff working in municipal buildings. Note that not all staff are returning to offices and many employees are still working remotely from home.

A reminder that, at this time, municipal administration buildings remain...

Site Plan Application - 45 Henderson Street

Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2020 12:00 AM

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 Alban Merepeza c/o Port Hope Commercial Realty for the lands municipally known as 45 Henderson Street. A sign has also been posted within the lands subject to the proposed development.

The application seeks approval for the development of a one-storey professional office with a total gross floor area of 1,114.8 m2.

A staff report and the draft...

Site Plan Application - 8203 County Road 10

Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2020 12:00 AM

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 Sean Galbraith of LandSquared for Shared Tower Corp., for the lands owned by Jamie and Kristin Ferguson, municipally known as 8203 County Road 10. 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 65.0 metre self-supporting tapered lattice...

Cooling Centre

Posted on Monday, July 06, 2020 12:00 AM

Residents are advised that the Jack Burger Sports Complex (JBSC) is now open as a cooling centre for residents who require relief from the hot, humid temperatures as the heat warning continues.

Upon arrival, residents are asked to wear a mask and visit the staff at the reception desk for pre-screening and registration. The cooling centre location is limited to the mezzanine area of the JBSC only.

The JBSC is open Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, from 11:30...