Customer Service Improvements
The District of Hope is reorganizing how it provides clerical support to its departments and customer service at the District Hall. Previously there was administrative staff at the Operations Yard along with clerical staff dedicated to Community Development and Finance. In addition the District only had one dedicated full-time front desk customer service clerk. Management has undertaken an in-depth study of the duties of these positions and determined that reorganization is desired. As a...
Flushing of Water Mains Notice
The Utilities Department will perform its annual program of hydrant maintenance and water main flushing from October 6th through October 24th, 2014.
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.
Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park
As of July 15, 2014: The bridge access between tunnels 2 and 3 is closed for an indefinite period due to the structural failure of the bridge abutment.
Find more info at the BC Parks Website
Notice of Revitalization Tax Exemption Bylaw
Take Notice that the Council of the District of Hope proposes to adopt “District of Hope Revitalization Tax Exemption Bylaw No. 1353, 2014”.
The objectives of the Revitalization Tax Exemption Program (RTEP) are to:
- encourage new investment in Hope’s industrial zones, commercial zones and downtown area;
- encouraging new investment in these areas is intended to create economic...
Mosquito Control in the Fraser Valley
It's Mosquito Control time in the Fraser Valley.
Monthly District News
Catch the District News, monthly in the Hope Standard.
TOWNHAUL passes through Hope
Mayor Susan Johnston met with Mayor Mike Clay (Port Moody), Mayor Richard Stewart (Coquitlam) and Mayor Greg Moore (Port Coquitlam) on Friday May 23, 2014 to be part of the TOWNHAUL cross country journey. The three Mayors of the tri-cities are on their way to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Convention, which will be held in Niagara Falls in June. The cross country journey is for the Mayor’s to discuss municipal/local government issues between BC and Niagara Falls; highlight...
FVRL Holds Study Day Sept 12th
The Fraser Valley Regional Library wishes to inform you that they will be holding a system-wide Staff Development Day on Friday, September 12, 2014 which means that all libraries will be closed that day to enable the maximum number of staff to attend this day of training.
In addition to team-building opportunities that foster thier corporate culture, the day will feature breakout sessions led by FVRL staff on topics specifically relevant to library services.
Notice of Stage Two Watering Restrictions
As per District of Hope Water Regulation Bylaw No. 1271, 2009, the District of Hope is now on a Stage Two Watering Restriction.
Watering is permitted on alternate odd or even calendar days based on civic addresses during the hours of 5:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. until September 30, 2014.
Further stage restrictions may be required and issued as deemed necessary.
Hand watering is still permitted on any day of the week.
East Kawkawa Lake Lift Station News Release
The waste water lift station at East Kawkawa Lake will soon be repaired following the discovery of a malfunction May 17th, resulting in the deployment of vacuum trucks to manually remove waste water.