Strategic Plan Update
Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 03:33 PM
Community engagement is underway to update the Municipality’s Strategic Plan. Background Information and a community survey is available on My Port Hope for public feedback.
In January 2023, Council held an open meeting with senior staff and an external consultant to begin the strategic planning process for this term of Council. During the meeting, they reviewed feedback that members of Council heard during the campaign period, one of the broadest forms of community engagement. Several common...
Tribute for Ed Coull
Posted on Sunday, April 16, 2023 09:00 AM
The flags at Town Hall and the fire stations are lowered to the half mast position today (Sunday, April 16, 2023), in honour of Edrick “Ed” Coull, who passed away on April 1, 2023.
Ed was a long-serving and dedicated Firefighter in our community. He originally joined the Hope Township Fire Service in 1979 and served as Chief in 1991. Later, Ed transitioned to the position of Firefighter for the Municipality of Port Hope before becoming a captain and then senior captain. After 35 years of service...
2023 'Mayors' Keep the County Clean' Challenge
Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023 10:00 AM
Northumberland County has once again called on each municipality to participate in the ‘Mayors’ Keep the County Clean’ challenge – a friendly week-long litter clean-up event beginning April 17, 2023.Litter clean-up can take place in our public spaces, including at the beaches, along the Ganaraska River paths, on our trails, at our parks and other green spaces.
Volunteers can register to participate by calling 905-753-2230 or by email. Individuals or groups will receive a kit that contains a safety...
Pitch In Port Hope
Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2023 08:00 AM
Earth Day is April 22 and we’re hosting a community event to mark the occasion! Join us for tree planting at either the Port Hope Community Hub or Sweetheart Park.
Date: Saturday, April 22, 2023 (Earth Day!) Time: 10:00 a.m. Locations: Choose between the Port Hope Community Hub (5325 County Rd 10) or Sweetheart Park (7 Spicer St.).
Registration is required so that we can ensure the materials are ready for you when you arrive. Staff will be in touch in advance of the event to confirm location and details...
Municipality of Port Hope Pilots Rural ROLLS Specialized Transit Service
Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 03:42 PM
A new specialized transit service has hit the road in Port Hope, with the expansion of the Municipality’s ROLLS program into the rural area of the community.
The Municipality’s specialized transit service, in partnership with Community Care Northumberland, now provides door-to-door transportation to registered, eligible patrons living in the Rural area with accessibility-related needs through an advanced appointment system.
“Piloting the ROLLS transit service in the rural area of the Municipality...