Municipality Holiday Hours

Posted on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12:03 PM

Administrative staff holiday hours will take effect beginning on Thursday, December 24 at 12:00 p.m. and will resume on Monday, January 4, 2021 at their regular office hours.

During this time, municipal administrative offices remain closed and administrative staff services will not be available.

When staff services resume in the New Year, administrative buildings will remain closed to the public until further notice, as a result of the global pandemic. These buildings include:

  • Town Hall: 56 Queen...

2021 Budget Approved

Posted on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 07:15 PM

At their final meeting of the year, Municipality of Port Hope Council approved the 2021 Operating and Capital budgets.

“When the budget process began this fall, Council and staff were keenly aware of the fiscal challenges that the global pandemic has had on many members of our community,” explains Bob Sanderson, Mayor of the Municipality of Port Hope. “During the budget meetings, Council maintained a fiscally responsible approach, in an effort to keep the levy increase as low as possible,...

COVID-19 Update 19

Posted on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 03:13 PM

As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, our senior leadership team remains responsive to the changing circumstances, in the interest of the health and wellness of our staff and the community.

Updates have been made to our recreation facility protocols, including enhancements to our COVID-19 symptoms screening, program capacities, visitor protocols and expectations, and permit requests and limitations.

Ongoing and enhanced COVID-19 symptom screening

A reminder to residents that...

Winter Recreation - Session 1

Posted on Wednesday, December 09, 2020 12:07 PM

Registration for Session One of our Winter Recreation Programs is underway, now until January 6, 2021. Email us for information about our programs or visit our Registration page to sign up today! 

Note that COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions are in place for all of our recreation programs and activities. 

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Posted on Wednesday, December 09, 2020 11:48 AM

Municipality of Port Hope Fire Chief Daniel Smith has a holiday wish for all residents this year, and he needs your help!

"I’m wishing for a fire-free holiday season this year, but I need you to make this come true!" 

While fire can happen anywhere, at anytime, it most often strikes when we let our guard down - when we’re distracted by the hustle and bustle of the holidays, by our cellphones, by the kids, or by the doorbell. All it takes is for a pot to be left on the stove, or...