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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.

April, 2016

  • 27 April

    Hope Town District Council Approves Record Value of Building Plan Applications

    The Hope Town District Council met April 16 and oversaw the largest recorded value for building plan applications approved by the Council, with the total value at about $31.1 million.

March, 2016

  • 31 March

    Hope Town Council Ponders Traffic Issues

    The Hope Town District Council met on March 18 with several interesting items on its agenda. One item was the approval of the installation of a camera on the second story of the post office with a view of the public dock and the gate blocking traffic through town. Although the gate restricts traffic which by law is prohibited beyond the Methodist Church, there are 250 keys to the gate allowing vehicle access.

February, 2016

  • 25 February

    North End Road Paving, Property Tax Collection Discussed at Hope Town District Council Meeting

    The meeting had a programmed interruption when they moved to St. James Methodist Church for a public session concerning the paving of the North End road. The public session lasted about an hour and a half without any firm conclusion.