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Director of Parks, Recreation, and Culture Announces Retirement

Posted on Friday, February 19, 2021 10:48 AM

Municipality of Port Hope Parks, Recreation and Culture (PRC) Director Jim McCormack has announced his plans to retire this spring, after more than three decades dedicated to public service, over twenty of which were spent in Port Hope.

“Words cannot express my appreciation and gratitude for the opportunities this organization has provided me throughout my tenure with the Municipality,” remarks Mr. McCormack. “I have watched the Department grow leaps and bounds and have had the privilege...

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting - 7290 County Road 10

Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2021 03:00 PM

Take notice that the Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Port Hope hereby considers an application to amend Zoning By-law 20/2010, as amended, submitted by Stefan Szczerbak of Planscape Inc. on behalf of the owner 2264768 Ontario Limited for lands municipally known as 7290 County Road 10, in the Rural Area of the Municipality of Port Hope (see Subject Lands Map at the end of this notice) to be a Complete Application in accordance with Section 34 (10.7) of the Planning Act. Furthermore,...

Council Meeting Highlights - February 16

Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:50 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 16, 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.

Committee By-law

Council adopted a new Committee By-law, which defines the mandate and meeting procedures for the local boards and committees that have been established by the Municipality.

The...

No Reservations Required at Caroline Street Rink

Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 08:56 PM

As the Municipality has been placed into the Orange Zone of the Provincial COVID-19 Response Framework, and to accommodate changes in municipal operational and staffing needs for recreation facilities, effective Thursday, February 18, reservations are no longer required to skate at the Caroline Street Rink.

Those who have already booked a reservation at the Caroline Street Rink from Thursday, February 18 to Saturday, February 20 have been contacted and advised of this change.

The rink remains operational...

COVID-19 Community Update 22

Posted on Friday, February 12, 2021 04:19 PM

Modified Recreation Programs Resume at Select Facilities

The Ontario Government advised that the Stay-at-Home Order will cease on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 and that the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit, which includes Northumberland County, will be placed in the Orange- Restrict zone of the Province’s COVID-19 Response Framework. As a result, the Municipality is permitted to re-open and operate modified programs and activities at select municipal facilities.

Reservations for...