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Notice of Public Consultation to consider the Draft 2021 – 2026 District Strategic Economic Development Plan

Post date: November, 17, 2020

Notice of Public Consultation to consider the Draft 2021 – 2026 District Strategic Economic Development Plan

Council will hear the views of the public on the above referenced draft District Plan in order to assist them in deciding to endorse the Plan as is, or make revisions as suggested by the public.  This is the third iteration of the District’s Strategic Economic Development Plan and takes into account the current and predicted changing economic situations, District economic...

Flushing of Water Mains Notice

Post date: October, 01, 2020

The Utilities Department will perform its annual program of hydrant maintenance and water main flushing from Oct 12 - Nov 5, 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.

 

 

2021 Grants in Aid

Post date: September, 17, 2020

Applications for 2021 Grants in Aid will be accepted up to Thursday, October 15, 2020; $10,000 has been allocated towards the 2021 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...

Road Work Notice

Post date: July, 24, 2020

Notice to residents and business operators.  Expect single lane alternating traffic through Oct 31st for road construction in various parts of the community.  See the attached document for furhter details.

Waste Collection Information

Post date: April, 02, 2020

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.
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Disaster Financial Assistance

Post date: February, 04, 2020

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:

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/emergency-response-and-recovery/disaster...

Solid Waste Collection and Disposal Fees

Post date: November, 14, 2019

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

Post date: September, 30, 2019

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

Post date: September, 30, 2019

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

Post date: December, 21, 2015

The District of Hope releases the Economic Development Strategy.

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