UPDATE-753 Emergency Temporary Connection
The District of Hope has entered into an agreement with 753 Water Works to assist in providing water to their customers as citizens of Hope. This allows for an emergency temporary connection to the District’s water system until such time as repairs and upgrades can be made to the 753 system so it can again operate independently.
Housing First Readiness Assessment
Hope HF readiness assessment (final report) is available for viewing. See related documents below:
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.