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COVID-19

Posted on Friday, December 04, 2020 12:06 PM

COVID-19 - Important Notice:

On Tuesday, February 16, 2021 the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit, which includes Northumberland County, was placed in the Orange- Restrict zone of the Province’s COVID-19 Response Framework.

Municipal administrative buildings remain closed but select recreation facilities and amenities are open for modified programming. 

Staff continue to provide services via email and telephone. Contact us for assistance. 

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Tribute - Cormac Kerin

Posted on Friday, December 04, 2020 09:33 AM

With heavy hearts, the Municipality of Port Hope grieves the tragic loss of our young resident Cormac Kerin, whose life was claimed on December 2, 2020, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. We offer our deepest condolences to the Kerin family, as well as Cormac’s friends, classmates, peers and all those impacted by the incident.

“A shocking event of this nature impacts the whole community, as we try to come to terms with this profound loss,” offers Mayor Bob Sanderson. “May we lend our support...

Council Meeting Highlights - December 1

Posted on Thursday, December 03, 2020 07:56 PM

Below is a summary of key items discussed at the Municipality of Port Hope Council Meeting and Committee of the Whole Meeting, held on Tuesday, December 1, 2020. 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.

Council Meeting Highlights Proposed cancellation of Choate Street Extension / changes to Vision in Motion

Council approved, in principle, the Municipality’s acceptance of the proposed...

2021 Budget Consultation

Posted on Thursday, December 03, 2020 10:59 AM

Residents are advised that the 2021 proposed budget documents have been posted for public reviewand open to receive comments from residents. 

A presentation of the proposed budget will take place at the upcoming Special Meeting of Finance Committee on Monday, December 7 and continue on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. Members of the public can participate in this meeting. Meeting participation information will be posted on the meeting agenda, once it is ready and posted online. 

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Suction Dredging in Outer Harbour

Posted on Wednesday, December 02, 2020 08:51 AM

Residents are advised that the Municipality of Port Hope is conducting a suction dredge of the Port Hope outer harbour. The dredging begins on Wednesday, December 2, 2020.

The Municipality and Cameco Corporation have been working collaboratively to resolve issues related to Cameco’s cooling water intake, located along the west harbour wall, which has been impacted by sedimentation deposits. Cameco’s Conversion Facility continues to operate safely.

To conduct this operation, municipal staff have consulted...