Non-Medical Cannabis Information
At the August 27, 2018 Regular Council Meeting Council directed staff to proceed with a Cannabis Survey,mirroring the one produced by Abbotsford. The purpose of the survey was to obtain the views of the residents and businesses within the District of Hope. A full copy of the report to Council, along with the survey results are attached for viewing.
Currently the District of Hope is not entertaining or approving any planning or business related approvals allowing the retail sale or...
Request for Quotations - Supply of Winter Sand
Request for quotation - Supply of Winter Sand.
The District of Hope is requesting quotations from suppliers to provide sand for the 2018/2019 Winter Season. Please supply quote per metric ton FOB District of Hope yard.
Quotations are to be submitted by October 31, 2018.
Change in Recycling Collection in Hope
Please be advised that residents no longer have to purchase Blue Bags for recyclables in the District of Hope.
Instead, like yard waste, residents can put these in a reusable covered container with a District provided recycling sticker for that use. The District, collectors and landfills across the Province are moving to reduce waste being disposed and not recycled. Blue bags are not recyclable and therefore will no longer be accepted after October 31st.
2019 Grants in Aid
Applications for 2019 Grants in Aid will be accepted up to Monday, October 15, 2018; $10,000 has been allocated towards the 2019 budget as per District of Hope Grant in Aid Policy #203-06. The budgeted funds are to be distributed amongst the applicants, at Council’s discretion.
Applicants must provide the following details:
Services of the applicant must:
- strengthen and enhance the well being of our community;
- promote volunteerism;
- be a District...
Campfire Ban Lifted
Effective at noon on Sept. 11, 2018 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.
Tom Berry Road Salmon Project
The Fraser Valley Watersheds Coalition has partnered with the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, Fisheries and Oceans Canada and other government agencies and stakeholders to pursue reclamation and restoration of the Tom Berry Gravel Pit so that it becomes productive habitat for fish and wildlife.
See the Media Release below for more information.
District Releases 2017 Annual Report
The District of Hope has released the 2017 Annual Report.
All District of Hope water customers are advised that STAGE 2 water restrictions are now in effect.
From May 1 to September 30:
- Even addresses on even days : 5 am to 9 am and 6 pm to 10 pm
- Odd addresses on odd days: 5 am to 9 am and 6 pm to 10 pm
These restrictions apply to all water customers of the District of Hope
Permits for Watering New Lawns?...
2019 Permissive Tax Exemptions
A permissive tax exemption is a means for Council to support organizations within the community which further Council’s objectives of enhancing quality of life and delivery of services economically. New Applications from organizations which meet the criteria set out in the District’s policy must be submitted to the Director of Finance using the prescribed application form before July 31st...
Othello Road Traffic Notice
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...