COVID-19 Update 10

Posted on Friday, April 17, 2020 12:00 AM

Municipality of Port Hope COVID-19 Update #10: Municipal Projects and Maintenance Activities

For Immediate Release

Friday, April 17, 2020 – Port Hope, ON

The Municipality has been closely monitoring Provincial Orders that have been issued under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act as they relate to our proposed municipal construction and maintenance work. The Ontario government has recently expanded the list of non-essential workplaces with the introduction of Ontario Regulation 119/20:...

COVID-19 Update 9

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

For Immediate Release

Friday, April 10, 2020 – Port Hope, ON

Municipal Council and staff remind residents to stay home this holiday weekend and practice safe physical distancing during essential visits to public spaces.

“It is understandably disappointing to have to stay home this weekend, as it is an important holiday for many of our community members,” notes Bob Sanderson, Mayor of the Municipality of Port Hope. “But we must not relax our efforts. I urge all community members to stay home and connect...

Municipality of Port Hope Welcomes New Deputy Fire Chief

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

For Immediate Release

Friday, April 10, 2020 - Port Hope, ON

The Municipality of Port Hope is pleased to announce that Daniel Smith has joined Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services (PHFES) as Deputy Fire Chief, effective April 6, 2020.

“I am very pleased to welcome Deputy Chief Smith to the Municipality of Port Hope,” notes Mayor Bob Sanderson. “We look forward to the contributions he will bring to serve the citizens of the Municipality and the members of Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services.”


April 7 Council Meeting Highlights

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

For Immediate Release Thursday, April 9, 2020 - Port Hope, ON

Below is a summary of key items discussed at the Municipality of Port Hope regular Council Meeting held on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. The full agenda and staff reports are available on the Council Portal. This was the first regular Council meeting and Committee of the Whole meeting to be held electronically in the Municipality’s history.

Donation to Food Bank

Council approved a donation to be made in the amount of $5000 to the Northumberland...

Easter Weekend Transit Closure

Posted on Wednesday, April 08, 2020 12:00 AM

Residents are advised that Municipal Transit will not operate during the observed Easter holidays: Friday, April 10 and Monday, April 13, 2020.

All buses will operate as usual on Saturday, April 11, 2020.

Questions may be directed to the Municipal Transit Coordinator Jerry Siebarth at