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Fire Prevention Week

Posted on Monday, October 04, 2021 04:11 PM

The Port Hope Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.” This year’s campaign, October 3 to 9, 2021, works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.

“It’s important to learn the different sounds of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms,” notes Fire Chief Dan Smith, Director of Fire and Emergency...

Fall Recreation - Session 2

Posted on Monday, October 04, 2021 10:50 AM

Registration for Session 2 of our Fall Recreation Programs is underway until October 20, 2021 for another five weeks of fitness and children and youth programming. Session 2 runs from October 25 to November 28. For registration information, visit our Registration page.  

Note: There is no swimming registration in this session, as the programming is still ongoing. Reminder that COVID-19 guidelines, restrictions, and proof of vaccination mandates are in place for all of our indoor recreation...

Water and Wastewater Billing Notice

Posted on Monday, October 04, 2021 09:22 AM



We appreciate your patience as we work through the billing error that occurred with some of the water and wastewater utility bills. We have identified the bills impacted and revised bills have been issued and sent by mail. Residents can expect to receive these revised bills the week of October 4. If you have concerns regarding your bill and haven’t received a revised bill by Friday, October 8, please contact the Finance Department.

Residents are advised of a billing error that...

Steps Taken to Observe National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

Posted on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 10:05 AM

In observance of National Truth and Reconciliation Day, the Municipality of Port Hope is taking several steps as an organization and a community leader to encourage reflection, listening, and learning to work towards reconciliation with our Indigenous neighbours, friends, and colleagues.

Colonel Arthur T.H. Williams statue

Council has provided staff direction to begin work on an Indigenous cultural awareness strategy for the Municipality. The strategy will include addressing options for the future...

Council Meeting Highlights - September 21

Posted on Thursday, September 23, 2021 09:00 AM

Below is a summary of key items discussed at the Municipality of Port Hope Council and Committee of the Whole Meetings held on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. The agendas and staff reports are available on the Agendas and Minutes page of our website. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting was held electronically via video conference.

Council Meeting:

The following are highlights from the Council Meeting.

Current Council Meeting Format

After consideration of a staff report at the Committee of the...