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Special Council Meeting April 2

Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 12:00 AM

The Municipality of Port Hope will hold a Special Council Meeting on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 2 p.m. for Council to consider procedural amendments related to Bill 187 - an Act to amend the Municipal Act, 2001 that was passed and received Royal Assent on March 19, 2020 by the Province of Ontario.

The Special Council Meeting will be conducted via web conference. Council will consider an amendment to the Procedural By-law to permit Council to participate electronically in open and closed meetings...

COVID-19 Update 7

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 – Port Hope

The impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) changes daily and we continue to respond to the recommendations and advice from our local Health Unit and the Provincial and Federal governments. As such, we are implementing additional measures to help slow the spread of the virus and keep our community safe.

Closure of playground structures and equipment

To maintain the health and wellness of our community, all municipal playground structures and equipment...

Fire Safety During COVID-19

Posted on Monday, March 23, 2020 12:00 AM

Fire Safety Tips during COVID-19 from Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services

During these difficult times, when public officials are asking us to stay at home, the potential for a home fire is greater than before. Most fires in Ontario occur in our homes, the place where most people feel the safest. Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services would like to remind everyone of some fire safety measures that we all can take to reduce the risks in our homes and keep ourselves and our families safe from fire.

Remember...

COVID-19 Update 6

Posted on Friday, March 20, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release

Friday, March 20, 2020 – Port Hope

The impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) remains a top priority and our senior leadership is diligently assessing and responding to maintain municipal preparedness for the weeks to come.

Emergency Operations Centre preparedness

The Municipal Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) has been activated by our Community Emergency Management Coordinator, Fire Chief C. Ryan Edgar.

An Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) is a central command and control facility...

COVID-19 Update 5

Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release

Thursday, March 19, 2020 – Port Hope

As the impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) continues to develop, our senior leadership remains responsive to this changing climate to best meet the needs of our staff and the community.

Water and wastewater bill due date extension

In order to respond to the financial impacts of COVID-19, the Municipality of Port Hope is extending the water and wastewater bill due date by one month, from April 15 to May 15, 2020. In addition, penalty for non-payment...