Flushing of Water Mains
The Utilities Department will perform its regular program of hydrant maintenance and water main flushing from April 20-May19, 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 i the refrigerator for drinking and cooking.
Notice of Public Hearing - April 24
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING to consider Official Community Plan Bylaw No.1389 and Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1390 for the properties at 690 Third Avenue. MONDAY, APRIL 24, 2017 AT 7:00 PM IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS, MUNICIPAL HALL
Council will hear the views of the public at the above referenced meeting in order to assist them in deciding whether the proposed amendment bylaws should proceed.
District of Hope Flag Design Contest
As part of our ongoing rebranding effort, Council has approved a contest seeking to introduce a new flag for the District. The goal is to replace the current flag with a new design which is in keeping with the new brand guidelines and reflects Hope’s past, present, and future. Through good and original flag design, the new flag should unify Hope residents while being attractive and memorable to visitors. Council will decide the winner and he/she will receive public recognition at a...
Wildlife Sightings and Reporting
Recent wildcat sightings in our area serve as reminder that we live close to wildlife and we need to exercise some caution.
Please don't feed or attract raccoons or other critters and keep your pets inside when possible and walk dogs on a short leash.
For more information regarding wildlife facts and tips to mitigate attractants visit the ...
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...
Transfer Station Winter Hours
The Transfer Station, located at 22970 Trans Canada Highway, will operate as follows under Winter Hours:
- Monday - Closed
- Tuesday – 8:30 – 5:00
- Wednesday – 8:30 - 5:00
- Thursday – 8:30 – 5:00
- Friday - Closed
- Saturday – 8:30 - 5:00
- Sunday - Closed
Closed on Statutory Holidays.
2017 Grants in Aid
Applications for the 2017 Grants in Aid will be accepted up to Monday, October 17, 2016; $10,000 has been allocated towards the 2017 budget, as per the Council resolution of December 8, 2014. The budgeted funds are to be distributed amongst the applicants, at Council’s discretion, however funds are currently under review and may be subject to change.
Applicants must provide the following details:
Services of the applicant must:
- strengthen and enhance the well being...
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.
District Releases Economic Development Strategy
The District of Hope releases the Economic Development Strategy.