Flushing of Water Mains
The Utilities Department will perform its regular program of hydrant maintenance and water main flushing from October 19 through December 1st, 2017.
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....
Road Paving Information
Paving continues throughout the District of Hope.
Areas impacted are Coquihalla between Water and 6th, 6th between the tracks and Thacker and Rupert between Wardle and Yale.
Residents can expect traffic delays, and are asked not to park their vehicles on the street.
The District of Hope thanks you for your patience at this time.
Paving will continue throughout the months...
2018 Grants in Aid
Applications for 2018 Grants in Aid will be accepted up to Monday, October 16, 2017; $10,000 has been allocated towards the 2018 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...
Capital Works 2017
The District of Hope is investing in significant capital infrastructure upgrades for 2017, scheduled to commence in August. These upgrades are selected based on condition assessments, immediate need and alignment with the District’s Asset Management Investment Plan (AMIP). The AMIP brings together long term costs and timing for the systematic renewal of Hope’s infrastructure.
Planned upgrades for 2017 include;
- Re-paving of 6th Ave between Old Hope Princeton Way and...
2017 Tax Notices
2017 Tax Notices have been mailed. Click here for details and information.
2018 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. A permissive tax exemption is strictly at the discretion of the Council. After careful consideration of all applications Council may approve a full, partial or no tax exemption.
For further information regarding 2018 Permissive Tax Exemptions...
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?...
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...
Hope Integrated OCP Draft Final Plan
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.
Vehicle Theft Prevention
There has been an increase in theft from vehicles in our community recently. To enhance vehicle safety, RCMP, Hope Crime Prevention and the District of Hope are encouraging residents to protect their vehicle and practice the following tips:
- Never leave valuables, including bags, purses, wallets, briefcases, laptops, cell phones, loose change or anything that may appear valuable to a thief in plain view.