Posts Categorized: News

Flood Warning

Please take note of the Flood Advisory issued by Otonabee Conservation. From Otonabee Conservation’s website: “The forecasted rainfall (over the next 5 days) combined with the current above normal flows on all local rivers and creeks may result in water exceeding the banks, causing significant pooling / ponding in low lying areas and historical flood-prone… Read more »

2019 Easter Weekend Garbage and Recycling Collection

Please note the following changes regarding waste collection for the 2019 Easter long weekend: Recycling Collection: Good Friday (April 19, 2019) recycling collection is cancelled. Easter Monday (April 22, 2019) recycling is collected as usual. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Waste Connections of Canada at 705-742-4268 or the County of Peterborough… Read more »

Peterborough Renovates Program

The City of Peterborough, in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region, is pleased to advise that applications for the 2019 Peterborough Renovates Program will be available on April 15, 2019. This program helps people make critical repairs so they can stay in their own homes. “The Peterborough Renovates Program is for eligible low… Read more »

Notice of Public Meeting – Concerns regarding Municipal Roads

Council will be hosting a public meeting to discuss concerns regarding municipal roads within the Township of Douro-Dummer. Where: The Douro Community Centre – Wellington Room (Upper level) When: 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2109 This meeting provide a chance for the public to speak to Council regarding concerns with municipally maintained roads within… Read more »

Spring Maintenance for Trent-Severn Waterway Bridges

From the Parks Canada Information Bulletin (pdf – 161KB) dated March 29, 2019: In the coming weeks, Parks Canada will be conducting spring maintenance at some of our swing bridges and sites along the Trent-Severn Waterway, in preparation for the 2019 navigation season. This includes preventative maintenance tasks like washing and greasing swing bridges and… Read more »

Garbage Collection: 7th Line Road South Dummer

Garbage collection for the residents on 7th Line Road South Dummer (on the dead end portion that extends north off of Dummer-Asphodel Road)  will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Please bring your garbage in for the night and have it back on the curb by 7:00 a.m. tomorrow for collection. We apologize for… Read more »

Douro Fifth Line North Closed

The Public Works Department has closed off Douro Fifth Line North between Highway 28 and County Road 6. This temporary closure is due to the road conditions including water on the road and ice buildup, making for unsafe conditions. This section will be closed until further notice. For more information, please contact: Harold Nelson Manager… Read more »

Request for Proposal – Gravel Testing and Analysis

The Township of Douro-Dummer is requesting that qualified businesses or individuals submit a Request For Proposal (RFP) regarding Gravel Testing and Analysis at various locations in the Township of Douro-Dummer. RFP T-2019-01 packages (pdf – 434KB) can be viewed on-line or be picked up at the Municipal Office. A mandatory meeting will take place on… Read more »