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COVID-19 Update 21

Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2021 09:56 AM

On Tuesday, January 12, 2021, the Ontario Government declared a state of emergency and issued a Stay-at-Home Order as a result of the increase in COVID-19 infections provincially and to prevent the further spread of the virus. In response to the new measures directed by the Province, Municipal operations will continue as follows:

Staff services and continuity of business

Municipal staff continue to operate under a modified work model. Municipal facilities remain closed to the public and staff members...

Emergency Alert System

Posted on Monday, January 11, 2021 02:14 PM

Public safety officials in the Municipality of Port Hope announce that Rave Mobile Emergency Alert is now available to all residents, replacing the previous Rapid Notify system.

Rave Mobile is a free service that allows individuals to receive notifications sent from municipal authorities to stay informed of potentially hazardous situations involving weather, traffic, and other emergencies.

“Rave Mobile strengthens the Municipality’s ability to communicate with residents when it matters...

Council Meeting Highlights - January 5

Posted on Thursday, January 07, 2021 12:10 PM

Below is a summary of key items discussed at the Municipality of Port Hope Council Meeting held on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. The full agenda and staff reports are available on the Council Portal. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting was held electronically via video conference.

Delegation from Port Hope and District Chamber of Commerce

A delegation was made by the Chief Executive Officer of the Port Hope and District Chamber of Commerce on the 2021 – 2024 Strategic Plan.

Staff Reporting Structure

Council...

Caroline Street Rink

Posted on Wednesday, January 06, 2021 03:14 PM

The Caroline Street outdoor rink relies on mother nature to provide consistent cold weather in order to make ice. The rink does not have a refrigeration system. Our practice is to begin ice making when long range weather forecasts indicate daytime highs of minus eight degrees Celsius or colder for a period of five days or greater. The building of the ice is completed with the help of municipal staff and volunteers. Ice thickness of a minimum one and a half inches is required before the ice surface...

Christmas Tree Pickup

Posted on Tuesday, January 05, 2021 09:32 AM

Residents are advised that Christmas tree pickup will take place in the Municipality from Monday, January 11 to Friday, January 15, 2021. Instructions are provided below for residents who live in the urban area and the rural area.

Urban Residents
  • Please ensure that all nails, metal bases, ornaments, lights, and other decorations are removed from your tree
  • Place your bare Christmas tree at your curbside beginning on Monday, January 11, 2021
  • If you live within the Williamsport Condo Corp. (Fenton...