Posts Categorized: Public Works

Free Leaf and Yard Waste Bin

Looking to get rid of some yard waste? Free leaf and yard waste bins at the Warsaw Public Works Yard. 1422 County Road 4. Accepted items include leaves, brush, branches, hedge and tree trimmings and house and garden plants. Available until the end of May. PDF Copy of Leaf and Yard Waste Poster (pdf –… Read more »

Spring Maintenance for the Trent-Severn Waterway Bridges

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 2017 navigation season. This included preventative maintenance tasks like washing and greasing swing bridges and conducting visual inspections to ensure their safe operability. Parks Canada advises residents and… Read more »

Media Release – Road Closure

Beginning Monday, April 3, 2017, the Douro Ninth Line from Nassau Road to County Road 4 will be closed and only open for local traffic and emergency vehicles until further notice. The Douro Ninth Line will remain open for local traffic and emergency vehicles only. The road closure is due to construction work that is… Read more »

Douro Fifth Line Road 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 »

Half Load Restrictions on all Township Roads

Please take notice that as of February 23, 2017, half load restrictions are now in place on all Township roads. For more information, please contact: Harold Nelson Manager of Public Works Township of Douro-Dummer 705-652-8402 Email: Harold Nelson

Media Release – Road Conditions

Media Release Road Conditions – February 21, 2017 Due to the winter weather that we have been experiencing – four major rainfalls, two freezing rain storms, and the very mild temperatures – has caused many of our gravel roads to develop holes. Unfortunately, with these freeze and thaw conditions, it is very difficult to improve… 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 »

Public Notice regarding Waste Collections for the Christmas Holidays 2016-2017

Public Notice regarding Waste Collections for the Christmas and New Year Holidays 2016-2017 Please note the following: Halls Glen Transfer Station The Transfer Station will be closed Sunday, December 25, 2016 and Sunday, January 1, 2017. Recycling Collection Boxing Day (Monday, December 26) Collection will be cancelled. If you have any questions or concerns, please… Read more »

Are you looking for an exciting career with the Township of Douro-Dummer?

  The Township of Douro-Dummer is looking for an Equipment Operator to join it’s team! Duties include operating machinery such as graders, backhoes and other pieces of equipment. This position requires a Class “A” driver’s license with “Z” endorsement. Proven chainsaw operation, propane handling certificate and Surface Miner Training Certificate (basic) are required. This position… Read more »