April 7 2020 Council Meeting Time Change

Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 12:00 AM

Residents are advised that the Municipality of Port Hope regular Council and Committee of the Whole meetings scheduled for Tuesday, April 7, 2020 will take place at 1 p.m.* and will be conducted electronically. The agendas for both meetings are posted on the Council Portal.

Information regarding public and media participation will be posted in the coming days. 

*Note: the meeting time has changed from its regularly scheduled timeslot. 

For more information, please contact us.

COVID-19 Update 8

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

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 – Port Hope, ON

The Provincial Government has announced the extension of Ontario’s public emergency to April 14, 2020, which includes additional mandatory closures of public spaces within municipalities, in an effort to further slow the spread of COVID-19 and to encourage people to stay home.

Additional closures

In keeping with the Provincial Government Order, the following public spaces are now closed:

  • West Beach, East Beach and Caldwell Street Beach...

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.