Message from Mayor Peter Robb
April 02, 2020
On behalf of Council and staff, I wish you and your families are keeping safe and managing your way through this crisis. Circumstances continue to change daily in regards to COVID-19, its affects, government responses and public concerns. However one thing remains constant – we must continue to undertake all the personal and community safeguards we can. The virus will eventually reach Hope (if not already) and by “flattening the curve” we will be best be able to...
Flushing of Water Mains Notice
The Utilities Department will perform its annual program of hydrant maintenance and water main flushing from April 6th through May 6th 2020.
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.
District Hall closed to in-person service effective immediately
In order to reduce the risk of COVID -19 the District of Hope Municipal hall remains closed to in-person service.
Public washrooms are also closed until further notice.
District operations will continue uninterrupted including all utility services, public works, fire protection and administrative services.
If you need to contact staff, we are available by telephone or email.
Bill payments may be made online or dropped off...
Waste Collection Information
The new Fraser Valley Regional District waste sorting bylaw applies to all owners or occupiers of residential, commercial, industrial and institutional properties in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Harrison Hot Springs, Hope, Kent, Mission and Electoral Areas A - H and came into effect April 1, 2020.
Effective immediately and to comply with this bylaw, residents of Hope must sort all recyclable and compostable material out of the garbage before it leaves your property.
Disaster Financial Assistance
Those impacted by the recent overland flooding event may be eligible to apply for disaster financial assistance from the Province of BC.
Please visit the link below for more information:
Solid Waste Collection and Disposal Fees
Effective January 1, 2020, the District of Hope’s Solid Waste Collection and Disposal Fees will be changing.
Click Here to view these changes.
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...
Non-Medical Cannabis Information
New Information: At the 6:30 pm November 4, 2019 Committee of the Whole Meeting (C/W), Council will be reviewing and discussion information pertaining to the sale of legalized Cannabis within the District of Hope. The C/W Meeting will be held at the District of Hope Municipal Office, 325 Wallace Street, Hope, BC.
At the August 27, 2018 Regular Council Meeting Council directed staff to proceed with a Cannabis Survey,mirroring the one produced by Abbotsford...
District Releases Economic Development Strategy
The District of Hope releases the Economic Development Strategy.