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Director, Planning and Development Appointment

Posted on Friday, December 17, 2021 09:24 AM

The Municipality of Port Hope is pleased to announce that Todd Davis has been hired for the Director, Planning and Development position, following the retirement of former Director, Tom Dodds.

“Mr. Davis is a welcome addition to our team,” notes David Smith, Chief Administrative Officer of the Municipality of Port Hope. “As a Northumberland County resident for decades and with both private and public sector experience, he is well connected with our community.”

Mr. Davis’ career began...

2021 Municipal Holiday Hours

Posted on Thursday, December 16, 2021 09:29 AM

Administrative office holiday hours will take effect beginning on Friday, December 24, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. and will resume on Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at their regular office hours.

During this time, municipal administrative offices remain closed and administrative staff services will not be available.

For urgent services related to water or roads, call 905-885-2431 and press * to reach our after-hours emergency line.

Transit Hours

Municipal transit will be operating on holiday hours, beginning on...

Director, Community Development Announces Retirement

Posted on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 04:26 PM

Municipality of Port Hope Community Development Director Tom Dodds has announced his plans to retire at the end of 2021.

“It is my good fortune to conclude a 40-year career here in Port Hope,” remarks Mr. Dodds. “The Port Hope community is an extraordinary community with a legendary history and a highly engaged citizenry, who demand public transparency and get it. All of these are hallmarks of a healthy, vibrant community. It has been my privilege to serve it”

Mr. Dodds joined the Municipality...

Access Interruption at Town Hall

Posted on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 11:12 AM

Residents are advised that access to the west entrance of Town Hall (the rear door) will be limited on the morning of Friday, December 17. A tree service specialist will be on site removing the large spruce tree located between the public washrooms and the rear of the building. The health of the tree has been assessed professionally and unfortunately, has been deemed unsafe due to rot. It is being removed to protect the public and the property and staff will soon be exploring replanting options....

Council Meeting Highlights - December 7

Posted on Thursday, December 09, 2021 01:44 PM

Below is a summary of key items discussed at the Municipality of Port Hope Council and Committee of the Whole Meetings held on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. The agendas and staff reports are available on the Agendas and Minutes page of our website. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting was held electronically via video conference.

Council Meeting:

The following are highlights from the Council Meeting. 

Council meetings will continue virtually until further notice

Council decided to maintain...