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District of Hope Volunteer Fire Department - Recruiting

Post date: February, 07, 2017

ANSWER THE CALL

The District of Hope Volunteer Fire Department is looking for community minded, motivated men and women for Paid On Call Volunteer positions in Fire Fighting and Incident Support.  If you're 18 years of age or older, in good physical condition and live in the community full time then this may be for you.

Important Dates:

  • March 10, 2017 - Application deadline
  • April, 2017- Notifications
  • April 27, 2017 - Training...

Notice of Public Hearing - February 14

Post date: January, 29, 2017

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING to consider Official Community Plan Bylaw No.1383 and Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1384 for the property at 20295 Kettle Valley Road.

Council will hear the views of the public at the above referenced meeting in order to assist them in deciding whether the proposed amendment bylaws should proceed.

Intent of the Proposed Amendment Bylaws:

To change the designation of the property at 20295 Kettle Valley from Limited Use to Country...

Wildlife Sightings and Reporting

Post date: January, 25, 2017

Recent wildcat sightings in our area serve as reminder that we live close to wildlife and we need to exercise some caution.  

Please don't feed or attract raccoons or other critters and keep your pets inside when possible and walk dogs on a short leash.  

For more information regarding wildlife facts and tips to mitigate attractants visit the ...

District of Hope Flag Design Contest

Post date: January, 17, 2017

As part of our ongoing rebranding effort, Council has approved a contest seeking to introduce a new flag for the District.  The goal is to replace the current flag with a new design which is in keeping with the new brand guidelines and reflects Hope’s past, present, and future.  Through good and original flag design, the new flag should unify Hope residents while being attractive and memorable to visitors.  Council will decide the winner and he/she will receive public recognition at a...

Othello Road Traffic Notice

Post date: January, 04, 2017

Due to the continued deterioration of a portion of Othello Road, the District of Hope will be reducing the road to one-lane traffic for approximately 125 meters. The lane reduction is located midway between the intersection of Kawkawa Lake Road and the entrance to Nestle Waters.  Movement will be controlled via sensor operated traffic lights that will alternate the flow of vehicles automatically, as needed. The lane reduction will remain in place until such time that this section of road is...

Christmas Tree Composting

Post date: December, 21, 2016

Christmas Tree Composting information from the Fraser Valley Regional District and the District of Hope.  

Holiday Hours

Post date: December, 09, 2016

Here are the holiday hours for the District of Hope Office:

  • Dec 26th - CLOSED
  • Dec 27th - CLOSED
  • Dec 28th, 29th and 30th - Open 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Jan 2nd - CLOSED
  • Jan 3rd -Open 8:30am-4:30pm

Transfer Station Winter Hours

Post date: November, 06, 2016

The Transfer Station, located at 22970 Trans Canada Highway, will operate as follows under Winter Hours:

  • Monday - Closed
  • Tuesday – 8:30 – 5:00
  • Wednesday – 8:30 - 5:00
  • Thursday – 8:30 – 5:00
  • Friday - Closed
  • Saturday – 8:30 - 5:00
  • Sunday - Closed

Closed on Statutory Holidays.

2017 Grants in Aid

Post date: September, 15, 2016

Applications for the 2017 Grants in Aid will be accepted up to Monday, October 17, 2016; $10,000 has been allocated towards the 2017 budget, as per the Council resolution of December 8, 2014. The budgeted funds are to be distributed amongst the applicants, at Council’s discretion, however funds are currently under review and may be subject to change.

Applicants must provide the following details:

Services of the applicant must:

  • strengthen and enhance the well being...

Hope Integrated OCP Draft Final Plan

Post date: June, 30, 2016

The District of Hope is proud to say that the Integrated Official Community Plan is ready to be presented to Mayor and Council for their consideration.  

Click here to find out more and see a copy of the Draft Final Plan.

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