Notice of Public Hearing - April 10
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING to consider Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1385 for the property at 526 – 6th Avenue MONDAY, APRIL 10, 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 bylaw should proceed.
Office Hours notice
Please be advised that the District of Hope Municipal Hall will open 1 hour late on Thursday April 6, 2017 in order to accomodate a staff meeting.
The office will open at 9:30 am.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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.