District Releases Economic Development Strategy
The District of Hope releases the Economic Development Strategy.
Bridge Reopened - Flood Hope Road
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...
Revitalization Tax Exemption Program
The Official Community Plan for the District of Hope identified commercial, industrial, and downtown revitalization as a priority. In 2004, the Community Charter was introduced, offering a new revitalization tax exemption opportunity. As a result of this, the District of Hope has now established a revitalization tax exemption program.
Council may now enter into an agreement with property owners within the designated areas and upon issuance of an exemption certificate to the assessor,...
Public Works Enquiries
For your convenience, all Public Works enquiries are to be directed to the District of Hope Municipal Hall either in person or by phone.
The Works Yard is no longer accessible to the public.
Please stop by the District Hall at 325 Wallace Street during normal office hours (8:30am-4:30pm) Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays) or call 604-869-5671...
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...