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CAO Search Update

Posted on Monday, May 25, 2020 12:00 AM

Residents are advised that the Municipality has commenced its Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) search, an initiative that was identified and approved in the 2020 Budget.

A CAO Selection Committee comprised of Mayor Sanderson, Deputy Mayor Andrews, Councillor Carr, and the Human Resources Manager was struck and a ‘Request for Quote’ was issued to seek an executive search firm to lead the recruitment and selection process. The Selection Committee subsequently chose Waterhouse Executive Search. The...

Extended Heat Warning

Posted on Monday, May 25, 2020 12:00 AM

Residents are advised that the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (HKPR) District Health Unit has issued an extended heat warning for Northumberland County. 

The HKPR District Health Unit advises that Environment Canada is forecasting hot, humid weather starting May 26, 2020 and continuing until May 28, 2020.

  • A Heat Warning is issued when the day-time temperature is forecast to be 31°C or higher, with a minimum day-time low of 20°C or higher, for two consecutive days. A heat warning can also...

Additional Municipal Amenities Opening

Posted on Friday, May 22, 2020 12:00 AM

Further to the COVID-19 Update #12 that was issued by the Municipality on May 15, 2020, the following is a list of amenities that have been officially reopened for public use:

  • Baulch Road dog park
  • Municipal picnic areas, including Optimist Park, Lake Street Gazebo, East and West Beach
  • Municipal skate park
  • Municipal tennis courts 

Please note that the tennis courts at the Town Park Recreation Centre are public courts; however, the Port Hope Racquet Club has reserved specific timeslots,...

Update: Impacts to Planning Processes

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:00 AM

The Municipality wishes to provide a brief update on the COVID-19 impacts to legislated planning processes and the municipal recovery timeline and plan.

Impacts to planning processes

In the wake of the global pandemic, Planning Division staff have continued to process planning applications and work remotely from their homes with applicants and the public throughout this unique period. Planning Division staff recognize and are sensitive to the impacts that the limitations of the current situation...

COVID-19 Update 12

Posted on Friday, May 15, 2020 12:00 AM

Municipality of Port Hope COVID-19 Update #12: Reopening of Select Municipal Amenities and Services

For Immediate Release

Friday, May 15, 2020 – Port Hope, ON

On Thursday, May 14, 2020, the Provincial Government announced the launch of stage one of its reopening framework, including the gradual reduction of lockdown restrictions and reopening of select municipal amenities.

Municipal amenities reopening

Per the Government’s announcement, the municipal boat launch will reopen on Saturday, May 16, 2020.

Beginning...