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 directed to:

Harold Nelson
Manager of Public Works
894 South Street, PO Box 92
Warsaw, ON K0L 3A0
Phone: 705-652-8392
E-mail H.Nelson

Notice of Construction – County Road 38

Residents and business owners located along County Road 38 within the Village of Warsaw, Township of Douro-Dummer and the surrounding area are advised that the County of Peterborough (County) is proceeding with the reconstruction of County Road 38.

For details please see the Notice of Construction (pdf – 290KB)

Questions or concerns may be directed to:

Sean Grills, A.Sc.T., rcca
Contract Administrator
McIntosh Perry
115 Walgreen Road
Carp, ON K0A 1L0
Phone: (613) 836-2184
Email: S. Grills


Martin O’Grady, C.Tech,
Engineering & Design Coordinator
Infrastructure Services
310 Armour Road
Peterborough, ON K9H 1Y6
Phone: (705) 775-2737 x 3204
Email: M. O’Grady

Walk-in Clinics for Visitors and Cottagers

From the media release (pdf – 319KB) dated June 18, 2019, from the Peterborough Family Health Team:

“Cottagers and visitors of Peterborough County now have access to walk-in care three times per week. The North Kawartha Health Centre in Apsley and the PFHT Clinic in Lakefield are extending their hours and offering a walk-in service to cottagers of the area.

The hours are as follows:
North Kawartha Health Centre – 183 Burleigh Street in Apsley Walk-in service commences June 15.

  • Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (last patient is accepted at 2:00 p.m.)

PFHT Clinic – 150 Strickland Street, Suite 3, Lakefield Walk-in service commences July 4.

  • Sundays from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. (last patient is accepted at 4:00 p.m.)

The PFHT Clinic can assist with most patient needs, however, those requiring sutures (stitches) or removal of fishhooks will be directed elsewhere for care, such as the local emergency department. Cottagers and visitors may also access service at the PFHT Clinic during the week by appointment only. Week day hours are as follows:

  • Monday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

“We continue working to meet the needs of our residents and during the summer these residents expand to include cottagers and visitors,” says Lori Richey, executive director of Peterborough Family Health Team. “When the PFHT Clinic was opened in September 2018 our intention was always to increase the hours during the busy summer months when cottagers are at the many surrounding lakes, recognizing we must balance our limited service to both permanent residents and cottagers of the area.”

Cottager Care Poster from Peterborough Family Health Team (pdf – 3MB)

The Douro-Dummer Fire Hall No. 5 Renovation Project

The Douro-Dummer Fire Hall No. 5 Renovation Project is gaining interest and support  from local businesses and residents.

Are you interested in donating to the project? To express your interest please contact:

Fire Chief Chuck Pedersen (705) 652-8392 ext. 207
E-mail: C.Pedersen

Captain Tim Drain (705) 877-8044
E-mail: T.Drain


Fire Hazard Signs

13 Forest Fire Hazard signs are being erected in 10 locations throughout the Township of Douro-Dummer.
These fire hazard signs will communicate to residents and guests the current level of fire hazard in the Township, from low to extreme. In the event of a complete burn ban, an additional sign “BURN BAN IN EFFECT” will be clearly affixed to each Forest Fire Hazard sign.

For information on these signs and fire safety, please contact:

Chuck Pedersen, Fire Chief
(705) 652-8392 x 207
E-mail C. Pedersen

Recycling – Know B4 You Throw!

Contamination is hurting the recycling program worldwide. “Contamination” in the blue box refers to anything that does not belong in the blue box, such as wood, clothing, and scrap metal. Common contamination is explored in this video from the County of Peterborough.

A list of items that belong in the garbage can be found at the end of the General FAQ.

For help determining which waste stream to use, visit the Searchable Waste Portal or contact Township staff for guidance.


Draft By-Law and Report on Development Charges – Revised

This is the public notice that he Township of Douro-Dummer is in the process of updating it’s development charge policies.

The following revised documents were added June 4, 2019:

Draft Final Report: Development Charges Study for the Township of Douro-Dummer – Revised (pdf – 238KB)

Douro-Dummer Development Charges By-Law Draft – Revised (pdf – 189KB)

Development Charges Model 2019 Workbook – Revised (pdf- 542KB)

For more information please contact:

David Clifford, C.A.O.
705-652-8392 x 206
Email: D. Clifford



Notice of Intention to Change Building Permit Fees

The municipality is now the principal authority for sewage system enforcement, which requires a fee schedule for the collection of fees associated with administering and enforcing this part of the regulation. An analysis of fees charged by other local municipalities was completed and the fees proposed are similar to those fees.

For more information please see the Notice of Intention to Change Building Permit Fees charged in accordance with the Building Code Act 7(6) (pdf – 104KB) and Draft Sewage System Fee Schedule (pdf – 104KB), or contact:

Brian Fawcett
Chief Building Official
Township of Douro-Dummer
894 South Street, P.O. Box 92
Warsaw, Ontario, K0L 3A0
Phone: (705) 652-8392, Ext. 208
Fax: (705) 652-5044 (fax)
E-mail B. Fawcett