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September, 2017

  • 1 September

    HTDC Hears Variety of Issues During August Town Meeting

    During the regular monthly meeting of the Hope Town District Council the Council heard concerns from several persons on some sensitive issues while also dealing with their regular business. The meeting began with a moment of silence for Patricia Albury of Man-O-War who recently passed away; after which members had …

July, 2017

  • 13 July

    Hope Town District Councilors Sworn In

    The Hope Town District Council held a formal swearing in ceremony on July 4, 2017 at the Hope Town Community Center where Jeremy Sweeting was returned as Chief Councillor, with newly elected John Pinder II serving as the new deputy.

June, 2017

  • 14 June

    HTDC Bids Farewell to Long-Serving Member; Discusses Plate Allotment and Approves Community Works

    In the final meeting of the 2014 – 2017 term for local government on June 10, the Hope Town District Council conducted their regular monthly business while bidding a fond farewell to their longest serving member.

April, 2017

  • 13 April

    HTDC Hears BPL Redundancy Plans, Additional SD Plates and Over $8 Million in Construction

    To ensure environmental acceptance, staff from Friends of the Environment and Bahamas National Trust were also invited for the boat trip. A public meeting is scheduled for April 6 in Hope Town for a similar presentation.

  • 13 April

    HTDC Begins Tax Collection for Treasury in First for Local Gov’t

    The Treasury received $285,214 from the Council’s efforts in six weeks. Of this amount $176,316 was for delinquent taxes.

March, 2017

  • 3 March

    Hope Town District Council Discusses Real Property Tax, Harbour Boat Lifts and Other Items

    The Hope Town District Council met on February 23 to discuss the budget for the upcoming year 2017/2018, Real Property Tax issues and other business for the district.

February, 2017

  • 7 February

    Hope Town District Council: Floating Bar Off Tahiti Beach, Tax Collection, Other Issues Discussed

    The Hope Town District Council met on January 26 for its monthly meeting. The agenda included applications for building permits with $25.2 million attributed to construction at Baker’s Bay Golf and Ocean Club and an additional $4.6 million for construction in other areas of the District.

December, 2016

  • 15 December

    Unresolved Issues Continue to Nag at Hope Town Council

    During the opening remarks of the Hope Town District Council’s regular monthly meeting Chief Councillor Jeremy Sweeting took a moment to remember former council member Tony Albury of Man-O-War who recently passed away, and a moment of silence was observed.

  • 2 December

    Some Hope Town District Council Positions Remain Vacant

    The Hope Town District Council noted that were upset with delays in appointing members to the council when met to discuss matters and review applications at their regular monthly meeting on November 15.

October, 2016

  • 19 October

    Council Shares Concerns Over New Vacation Home Regulation

    During their regular monthly meeting on September 29 the Hope Town District Council approved over $14 million in plans while expressing concerns that new regulations by the Hotel Licensing Authority could dampen prospects for Real Property Tax collection on the cays.