Posted on Thursday, August 04, 2022 10:35 AM
The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will make an official visit to the Municipality as part of the celebrations
For Immediate Release
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - Port Hope, ON
The annual Arts Festival returns to Downtown Port Hope on August 13 with an impressive array of arts and cultural experiences, including a 10-minute play series, a vendor market, wagon rides, art around town, special meal and drink features at local restaurants, and a community gathering in Memorial...
Posted on Wednesday, August 03, 2022 01:41 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, August 2, 2022. The agendas and staff reports are available on the Agendas and Minutes page of our website.
The following are highlights from the Council Meeting.
ICIP Green Stream Funding Program Dorset Street West Standpipe Replacement Project
Council supported the By-law to allow the Municipality of Port Hope to receive an allocation up to $3,014,779.63...
Posted on Wednesday, August 03, 2022 10:00 AM
In the hot summer months, residents can expect typical, seasonal taste and odour changes to our municipal drinking water. If you detect earthy or musty odours in your drinking water, please note that it is still safe to drink. This is caused by seasonal biological changes in Lake Ontario, which can release Geosmin and Methyl-Isoborneol (MIB) - naturally occurring compounds - especially during hot weather when the lake temperatures rise, and the water levels are lower. We refer to this as...
Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 10:00 AM
A reminder to residents that municipal buildings will be closed and transit service will operate on a reduced schedule on Monday, August 1, 2022 for the Civic Holiday. Transit and municipal staff services will resume at their usual business hours on Tuesday, August 2, 2022.
For urgent services related to water or roads, call 905-885-2431 and press * to reach our after-hours emergency line.
Posted on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 08:21 AM
We have been advised that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will be conducting sediment removal at Corbett’s Dam (the Fish Ladder) to improve fish passage at the Ganaraska fishway.
This work has begun and will take place over the course of approximately seven days. It will involve the use of an excavator to remove the sediment that has deposited over several years at the upstream end of the fishway. This sediment will be extracted, isolated, and tested for contamination and disposed...