Posts Categorized: Public Works

Spring Roadside Clean-up

The Township of Douro-Dummer would like to extend a warm thank you to the residents and businesses that take the time to clean up sections of our roadways in the spring after the snow melts. If you or your group are planning a clean-up on a section of road, please alert staff at the Municipal… Read more »

Half loads in effect from March 1, 2018 until April 30, 2018

Please note that half load restrictions will be in place on all Township roads from March 1, 2018 until April 30, 2018. Please see the County of Peterborough’s website for reduced vehicle loading on County Roads https://www.ptbocounty.ca/en/living/reduced-load-restriction.aspx For more information please contact: Harold Nelson Manager of Public Works Township of Douro-Dummer (705) 652-8402 Email: Harold Nelson… Read more »

Part-time Employment Opportunities at the Township

Part-time Positions Available! All applicants must possess a valid Driver’s Licence (minimum “G” level) and have their own transportation to and from work. Hours of work will vary depending on the nature of the work assigned. All equipment operators must provide a drivers abstract. All successful proponents will be required to provide a Vulnerable Sector… 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 condition. This section will be closed until further notifications. For more information, please contact: Harold Nelson Manager… Read more »

Clear Garbage Bag FAQ

Staff with the Township of Douro-Dummer have prepared a list of Frequently Asked Questions (pdf – 245KB) for the Clear Garbage Bag Program. If you have more questions or need clarification, please let us know! We can be contacted at the office Monday to Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. by… Read more »

Replacement / Rehabilitation of the Old Norwood Road Bridge

The County of Peterborough has retained Ainley Group to complete preliminary and detail design activities and to undertake the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (MCEA) process for the replacement /rehabilitation of the Old Norwood Road Bridge. The Old Norwood Road Bridge is located east of Peterborough on Old Norwood Road between Burnham Line and Drummond Line,… Read more »

Clear Garbage Bags Mandatory in Douro-Dummer Starting January 2, 2018

The Township of Douro-Dummer will be moving to mandatory clear garbage bags beginning January 2, 2018. Clear bags will be required for both curbside pick-up and transfer station drop-off. Bags may not contain any recyclable material, compostable material, or hazardous waste. Recyclable material must be placed in Blue boxes for curb side pick-up each week… Read more »