Are You on the List to Vote in 2018?

The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is responsible for collecting the data to create the Voters List.

To ensure accuracy, eligible electors are encouraged to check and edit their personal information, as needed, at www.voterlookup.ca

For any questions regarding the 2018 Municipal Election, please feel free to contact the Returning Officer.

Returning Officer:
Crystal McMillan, Clerk/Planning Coordinator
705-652-8392 Ext. 205
Email Contact

Link to Voterlookup.ca

The Citiots Improv @ the Douro Community Centre

The Citiots Improve Group land in Douro June 23rd, 2018 at the Douro Community Centre!Citiots Flyer (jpg 6MB)

Join your friends and neighbours for this interactive, fast-paced night of comedy, in the style of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?”

Tickets are $35 each and include a buffet dinner and the show. A portion of the proceeds to support the Douro and District Optimist Club.

Doors open at 5:50 p.m.
Dinner will be served at 7:00 p.m.
Show starts at 8:15 p.m.

Tickets are available from:

  • The Township office in the Hamlet of Warsaw, call Jess 705-652-8392 x 212
  • The Douro and District Optimist Club, call Harold 705-761-0589
  • The Township of Douro-Dummer Parks and Recreation manager, Brian 705-749-7247

Tickets must be purchased by June 12th!

The Library is Hiring – Part-Time Librarian

The Township of Douro-Dummer Public Library requires a part-time Librarian.

The library for the Township of Douro Dummer is located 15 minutes east of Peterborough in the Hamlet of Douro. It is in a rural community of approximately 6900, with two part time staff, aided by casual part-time staff and volunteers. The library is a community hub whose mission statement commits it to providing access to resources and opportunities for reading, lifelong learning, personal development and enrichment of the community.

The library has an excellent and close working relationship with the township and the librarian is part of the management team of the township. This position requires that the librarian maintain the infrastructure, funding, staffing, collections and programs of the library. The strategic plan identified the need for more library awareness and a strong marketing plan. At present the position is 20 hours a week but this is under review.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a Library Technician Diploma and at least one year of related experience.

We are seeking an energetic and enthusiastic individual with excellent management and organizational skills, as well as a strong commitment to public service. Knowledge and ability to use electronic devices, and social media are very important.

The present wage range for this position is $30.59 to $35.98 per hour.

Applicants are encouraged to review the job description (pdf – 204KB) for this position posted on the website prior to submitting their application. All applications must include a detailed resume and references. Applications should be marked Application for Librarian and received by 12 noon on Friday June 8th, 2018.

David Clifford, CMO
C.A.O.
Township of Douro-Dummer
P.O. Box 92, 894 South Street
Warsaw, Ontario K0L 3A0
705-652-8392 Ext 206
www.dourodummer.on.ca

We thank all applicants, but only those invited for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected and will be administered in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O., 1990, and will be used for employment purposes only. Applicants submitting a resume containing references are thereby granting the Township of Douro-Dummer permission to check these references. Accommodation for accessibility purposes is available upon request during the recruitment process.

Artist Space Available at Pop-Up Gallery & Vendor Space Available at Automotive Flea Market

Attention Artists and Art Enthusiasts!2018 Spring DDAFMCS poster (jpg 1MB)
The Township of Douro-Dummer has a few spaces remaining for artists to exhibit and sell their work at a Pop-Up Gallery running concurrently with the Automotive Flea Market and Car Show on June 2nd & 3rd, 2018 at the Douro Community Centre.

Attention Automotive Vendors and Enthusiasts!
There are a few vendor spaces remaining for the Spring 2018 Automotive Flea Market and Car Show, contact us to reserve your vendor space!

Plan to attend the Spring 2018 Automotive Flea Market and Car Show! This year includes a Pop-Up Gallery of local artists, a Pop-Up Library, Book Sale, Touch-A-Truck event on Saturday and Car Show on Sunday. Visit the calendar or contact us for more information!

Jess at (705) 652-8392 x 212
E-mail Jess

 

Waste Collection Victoria Day Long Weekend 2018

Waste collection schedule for Victoria Day Weekend 2018 (pdf – 157KB)
Monday, May 21, 2018

Please note the following:

Recycling Collection:
Victoria Day (May 21) Collection as usual.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact BFI at 705-742-4268.

Garbage Collection:
Victoria Day (May 21) Monday Garbage Collection is moved to Tuesday and Tuesday Garbage Collection is moved to Wednesday.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact M&M Disposals at 705-652-3505.

The Township of Douro-Dummer wishes everyone a safe and happy May long weekend!

Halls Glen Transfer Station is open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.  Hall’s Glen Transfer Station Hours are unaffected by the Victoria Day Long Weekend.

Part-time Employment Opportunity – Municipal Building Custodian

The Township of Douro Dummer has a part time position- Municipal Building Custodian (pdf – 181KB)– available effective September 1, 2018.

This is a contract position for a term of 2 years with the option of renewal.

A detailed description of the position is located here (pdf – 90KB) and each applicant is encouraged to review this prior to submitting an application.

The successful candidate will be required to sign a “Fee for Services Contract” with the municipality.
As a contract position, no benefit package is provided by the municipality.
The current wage rate is $14.84 per hour.

Applicants are invited to submit a detailed resume’ including references, clearly marked “Application for Custodian Position” to the municipal office by 12:00 noon on Friday, June 8th, 2018.

David Clifford, CAO
Township of Douro Dummer
894 South Street, P.O. Box 92
Warsaw, Ontario K0L3A0
davec@dourodummer.on.ca

We thank all applicants, but only those invited for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected and will be administered in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O., 1990, and will be used for employment purposes only. Applicants submitting a resume containing references are thereby granting the Township of Douro-Dummer permission to check these references.

Warsaw Cruise Night Returns May 23, 2018

The 2018 season of Cruise Night returns to the Warsaw Lions Park this month. This weekly community get together starts on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 with the gates opening at 5:00 p.m.

Everyone is invited to enjoy the classic cars, music of the 50’s and 60’s, 50-50 draws and prizes. The Lions Club’s BBQs will also be ready to go with great food. Special treats are also on hand for the kids.

Classic Cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome.

Admission is free, with a voluntary donation at the entrance gate. All money raised goes to worthwhile Lions Club community projects.

Everyone is welcome…Every Wednesday Night throughout the spring and summer.

The Lions Park is located at 905 South Street in Warsaw, Ontario.

For more information contact:

J. Murray Jones
P: (705) 652-6325
E-mail J. Murray Jones

Gary Dunford
P: (705) 743-8526
E-mail G. Dunford

Notice of Construction at County Road 36 and Highway 28

Please be advised that Smiths Construction, a division of the Miller Group Inc., will be performing road work on Highway 28 as per Ministry of Transportation of Ontario Contract # 2017-4039.
Starting May 7, 2018 Smiths Construction will begin milling asphalt at the junction of County Road 36 and Highway 28, going northerly for approximately 18.5 km.
Speed limits will be reduced and traffic will be controlled by flag persons in the active work zone, weekdays from Monday to Friday.
Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact:

Craig Angus, G.Sc
Sr. Project Manager/Estimator
Smiths Construction Company (A Division of the Miller Group Inc.)
276 Madawaska Blvd., P.O. Box 218
Arnprior, Ont. K7S 3H4
P: (613) 623-3144

Candidate Nomination Period Opens May 1st, 2018

Are you considering running as a candidate in the 2018 election?

The nomination period starts May 1, 2018. Nomination packages for the 2018 Municipal Election are available on the Township website, or in hard copy from the Municipal Office.

2018 Douro-Dummer Information for Candidates – Revised 2018 04 30 (pdf – 118KB)

It is recommended that you make an appointment with the Clerk/Election Returning Officer to file your nomination papers to ensure staff is available to assist you as this process may take a half hour or more.

For more information please visit the Candidates page on the Township website or contact the Returning Officer:

Crystal McMillan, Returning Officer
Clerk/Planning Coordinator
705-652-8392 Ext. 205
Email Contact

Tax Sale – Updated April 24, 2018

Notice First Posted on March 23, 2018 and revised on April 9 and 24, 2018

TAKE NOTICE that tenders are invited for the purchase of the land(s) described below and will be received until 3:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at the Township Office, 894 South Street, P.O. Box 92, Warsaw, Ontario, K0L 3A0. The tenders will then be opened in public on the same day at 3:15 p.m. at the Township Office, 894 South Street, Warsaw, Ontario, K0L 3A0.

According to the provisions of the Municipal Tax Sales Act, the Municipality is authorized to proceed with Tax Registration on properties if taxes remain unpaid for three or more years.

For further information, please contact: Darlene Heffernan, Treasurer at 705-652-8392 Ext. 203

2018 Tax Sale Package (pdf – 1.1MB) – Revised on April 9, 2018

Copy of Unofficial Results of Tender Opening (PDF – 101 Kb)