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November 27, 2021
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November 26, 2021
From Mayor Peter Robb,
Notice of Public Hearing - 21195 Mountview Crescent
Notice of Public Hearing to consider Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1514 for the property at 21195 Mountview Crescent; Hope, BC, Monday Dec 16, 2021 at 6:30pm in Council Chambers, Municipal Hall
Pursuant to Section 465 of the Local Government Act, notice is hereby given that at the above referenced meeting, Council will hear the views of the public in order to assist them in deciding whether the proposed amendment bylaw should proceed.
Intent of the Proposed Amendment Bylaw...
Solid waste collection
November 22, 2021
Due to the unprecedented flooding and resulting road closures, Recycle BC has notified the District of Hope that curbside glass collection is temporarily suspended effective Nov 22, 2021.
The District of Hope is asking residents to hold onto glass bottles and jars until the situation is resolved.
Collection will still occur this week for all streams; Garbage, Green Waste and Recycling (except for glass).
Further information will...
Water Utility Amalgamation Project
The District of Hope hosted a Public Information Session on Tuesday November 2, 2021 to explain and outline the scope of work required and associated costs to perform upgrades to the District of Hope water utility with the amalgamation of the 753...
Flushing of water mains
The Utilities Department will perform its semi-annual program of hydrant maintenance and water main flushing through December 3rd, 2021.
As a result of this flushing, you may notice changes in water pressure and there may be some discoloration or sediment in the water. This is a temporary condition and is not a health hazard. To avoid inconvenience, check your water before doing laundry. You may wish to keep water in the refrigerator for drinking and cooking.
Mayors support new public health orders in the eastern Fraser Valley
ABBOTSFORD, BC – September 28, 2021 – As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the Fraser Valley and new public health orders are introduced, Mayors of Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Hope, Harrison Hot Springs, Kent and Mission, and the Chair of the Board of the Fraser Valley Regional District want to remind everyone of the importance of getting vaccinated.
Temporary Closure of Othello Road
TransMountain is proceeding with work to upgrade Othello Road between Kawkawa Lake Road and the Triton Water Canada Plant (formerly Nestle Waters) to support upcoming Expansion Project construction activities.
Initally, existing single-lane traffic will be maintained followed by a period of full road closure starting on September 27, 2021. Under current planning Othello Road is estimated to reopen to traffic on November 15, 2021.
For updates on the full road closure, please...
Build a Grab-and-go Bag - In Case Of Emergency
Ask yourself this question. Are you prepared should you need to leave your home immediately in the event of an emergency?
Be ready to go by having a smaller version of your emergency kit in an easy-to-access place in your home. In addition to having one at home, create grab-and-go bags for your workplace and vehicles that...
Campfire Prohibition Lifted
Effective at noon on Sept. 3, 2021 and in conjunction with the Coastal Fire Centre, the District of Hope is lifting the Campfire Ban that was issued earlier this summer. This means that residents may burn clean and dry firewood for the purposes of food preparation, warmth or ceremony once again in the District of Hope.
Any other forms of Open Burning such as the disposal of yard and garden waste remains prohibited and is subject to penalty.
Stage Three Water Restrictions
All water customers of the District of Hope are reminded that Stage Three water restrictions are now in effect as per Bylaw no. 1271.
Users shall be permitted to undertake outdoor watering activities on alternate odd or even calendar days based on civic addresses between the hours of 6:00 am to 8:00 am and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Hand watering is permitted at any time regardless of the applicable watering day.