Statement from Mayor Sanderson - Black Lives Matter

Posted on Thursday, June 04, 2020 12:00 AM


This afternoon, many community members from across Northumberland County united in a peaceful protest in Cobourg, in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

In the wake of the tragic and preventable death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, thousands of people across North America, and around the World, have been expressing their hurt and outrage over this senseless act of violence. This tragedy contributes to a long history of oppression and discrimination against Black and other...

Leisure Services Master Plan Campaign Launch

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:00 AM

Municipality of Port Hope Launches Leisure Services Master Plan Campaign

Residents encouraged to participate in “say how you play” effort.

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - Port Hope, ON

The Municipality of Port Hope is preparing a new Leisure Services Master Plan to identify community priorities for parks, recreation, and culture services over the next ten years.

“Always striving to meet and exceed the interests of our community, Staff has designed a Leisure Services Master...

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,...