Services Interruption on Family Day

Posted on Friday, February 12, 2021 03:09 PM

Residents are advised that municipal transit will be closed, and staff services will be unavailable on Family Day, Monday, February 15, 2021. Services will resume at their usual business hours on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.

For roads or water-related emergencies during the holiday, please call 905-885-2431 and press "2" to reach our after-hours emergency line.

The Caroline Street Rink will remain open on Family Day, with extended hours from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Please book a reservation online

Interim Tax Due Date

Posted on Monday, February 08, 2021 04:19 PM

Interim tax bills have been mailed and the bill due dates are February 24, 2021 and April 28, 2021.

Payments can be made at your bank, by telephone or online banking through your bank, or by mailing a cheque to Town Hall at 56 Queen Street, Port Hope, Ontario L1A 3Z9. You can also drop off a cheque in the drop-box mail slot on the front door of the Town Hall.

Failure to receive a Tax Notice does not eliminate the responsibility for the payment of taxes and penalty. Please ensure the Finance Department...

Fire Deaths in Ontario

Posted on Friday, February 05, 2021 08:39 AM

Fire deaths in Ontario are on the rise. There have already been 21 fire deaths in Ontario this year. This is more than double the number from January 2020. Thankfully, we have not experienced a fire death or fire injury in Port Hope this year, although we do have a family in our community that has lost their home to a fire.

Port Hope Fire Chief Daniel Smith would like to remind residents to do a New Year fire safety review.

“Fires can happen anywhere at anytime and can spread so quickly...

Council Meeting Highlights - February 2

Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2021 02:44 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, February 2, 2021. The agendas and staff reports are available on the Council Portal. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting was held electronically via video conference.

Appointment of Deputy Fire Chief

Council appointed Jeff Ogden as Deputy Fire Chief and the alternate Community Emergency Management Coordinator (CEMC), for the Municipality of Port Hope.


Caroline Street Rink Reservations Update

Posted on Wednesday, February 03, 2021 10:33 AM

Since the opening of the Caroline Street Rink last weekend, staff have reviewed the new reservation process and have made some changes to increase efficiency and make the process easier for our participants.

Before you begin…

Please be mindful that this is an oversubscribed recreation opportunity. To ensure fairness and provide many people with an opportunity to participate, each person can reserve a maximum of three time slots per week.

Reservations by phone – Thursdays from 9:00 a.m....