Posts Categorized: Public Works

Request for Proposal – T-2019-05: Hired Equipment Registry

The Township of Douro-Dummer is requesting that qualified businesses or individuals submit a Request For Proposal (RFP) for the Hired Equipment Registry. The RFP T-2019-05 package (pdf – 463KB) can be viewed on-line or be picked up at the Municipal Office. Questions can be directed to: Harold Nelson Manager of Public Works 894 South Street, PO… Read more »

Request for Proposal – T-2019-04: 2019-2020 ½ Ton Regular Cab Truck 2WD or 2019-2020 ½ Ton Regular Cab Truck 4WD

The Township of Douro-Dummer is requesting that qualified businesses or individuals submit a Request For Proposal (RFP) for a 2019-2020 ½ Ton Regular Cab Truck 2WD or 2019-2020 ½ Ton Regular Cab Truck 4WD. The RFP T-2019-04 package (pdf – 389KB) can be viewed on-line or be picked up at the Municipal Office. Questions can be… Read more »

Half Load Restrictions Removed

Half load restrictions have been removed from all Township of Douro-Dummer roads. Any questions can be directed to: Harold Nelson Manager of Public Works Township of Douro-Dummer (705) 652-8402 Email: Harold Nelson

Half Load Restrictions on Selected Roads

Half load restrictions will be removed from most Township roads at 12 midnight on May 15, 2019. Due to the wet spring, some roads have been very slow to dry and harden; as a result, the following roads will continue to have half load restrictions through the Victoria Day long weekend: Douro 8th Line –… 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 successful proponents will be required to provide a Criminal Record check. For further information, please call the Municipal… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Spring Melt and Run-Off

The Township of Douro-Dummer Public Works Department is anticipating a more intense than usual spring run-off; these conditions are already evident due to last week’s mild temperatures and rain. The extreme temperature fluctuations experienced over the course of the winter have created challenging conditions where surface water is slow to soak into fields and ditches… Read more »