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August, 2018

  • 7 August

    Hope Town Council Meets

    Members of the Hope Town District Council were dismayed when they met on July 24 that Nassau authorities have not taken more interest in arranging for filling the three vacant Council seats, two for Elbow Cay and one for Man-O-War. They will send a letter to the newly appointed minister …

June, 2018

  • 1 June

    Former PM Pays Courtesy Call During HTDC Guana Cay Meeting

    During the regular monthly meeting of the Hope Town District Council in Great Guana Cay on May 24, the former Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham, paid a courtesy call and was given a Key to the District. At the start of the meeting the Council took time to …

November, 2017

  • 29 November

    Four Departments to Share Donated Fire Gear

    Firemen from four volunteer fire departments on Abaco shared donated fire equipment on November 18, 2017. In a brief ceremony held on Man-O-War, Chief Councillor Jeremy Sweeting of the Hope Town District Council presented firemen’s protective clothing, boots and other items to the fire departments of three other districts. Several …

  • 29 November

    Hope Town Police Vehicle Donation, Man-O-War Dock Repairs and School Air Condition Among HTDC’s Agenda

    The Hope Town District Council met in Man-O-War on November 18 to conduct their regular business as part of the commitment to hold meeting in the different parts of their District. Among business discussed Self Drive (SD) Plates were discussed at length as persons who were awarded plates for golf …

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.