2019 Victoria Day Long Weekend Garbage and Recycling Collection

Please note that curbside recycling and garbage will be collected as usual on Monday, May 20, 2019.

If you have any questions, please contact Waste Connections of Canada at 705-742-4268.

The Halls Glen Transfer Station hours are not affected by the Victoria Day long weekend:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The Township office will be closed Monday, May 20, 2019.

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

 

Summer Company Program Now Open for Applications

From the Summer Company Program Media Release (pdf – 84KB):

Peterborough and the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre is now accepting applications for the Summer Company program.

Summer Company is the Government of Ontario’s flagship youth entrepreneurship program that connects students ages 15-29 with training, mentorship and funding to start a summer business. This year, seven grants up to $3000 are available for young aspiring business owners between the ages of 15-29 from the City and County of Peterborough.

Peterborough and the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre delivers the Summer Company program locally, and helps students navigate the environment as new small business owners. Throughout the summer, students have the opportunity to take part in workshops and training, covering such topics as: mastering social media; marketing and sales; managing business risk; and networking.

“We are proud to be once again delivering the Summer Company program for area youth,” stated Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development’s Director of Business Development, Suzanne McCrimmon, “This program allows students to test the waters of entrepreneurship in a supportive environment that provides opportunities for experiential learning, mentorship and funding.”

The deadline for applications is May 19, 2019.

Aspiring young entrepreneurs are encouraged to connect with the Business Advisory Centre to learn more about the application process. Those interested in learning more about the program and how to get involved are encouraged to visit www.peterboroughed.ca/summer or contact Adam Edwards at 705-743-0777 ext. 2118.

For additional information please contact:

Cara Walsh, Corporate Communications Officer
705.743.0777 Ext. 2116
E-mail C. Walsh

Emergency Preparedness Week

From www.ontario.ca/beprepared:

Emergency Preparedness Week (EP Week) is a federal-provincial-territorial initiative
to promote emergency preparedness across Canada.
This year, EP Week runs from May 5-11 and the provincial theme for Ontario is: Are You Ready?

Should you require any information or assistance please contact:

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

 

 

2018 Municipal Election Candidate Compliance with Filing Requirements

The Municipal Elections Act requires all 2018 Municipal and School Board candidates to file a Financial Statement (Form 4) for all contributions and incurred expenses during the campaign period. The deadline for filing financial statements for the reporting period ending December 31, 2018 was on or before 2:00 PM, March 29, 2019. A candidate who misses the filing deadline may file within a 30 day grace period, provided that a $500.00 late filing fee is paid to the municipality.

The Municipal Elections Act stipulates that candidates whose campaign contributions and total expenses are greater than $10,000 must have their financial statement audited and submit the auditor’s report to the Clerk along with their financial statement. The auditor’s report shall be prepared by an auditor licensed under the Public Accounting Act, 2004.

Section 88.23 of The Municipal Elections Act requires the clerk to make available to the public a report setting out all candidates in an election and indicating whether each candidate complied with Section 88.25 of the Act. The report shall be made available on the website as soon as possible after April 30th in the year following the election.

The following Municipal candidates filed a Form 4 with the Clerk of the Township of Douro-Dummer on or before the deadline on March 29, 2019 and have met the requirements of Section 88.25 of The Municipal Elections Act:

• Giarratana, George – Deputy Mayor
• Johnston, Ray – Councillor Ward 1
• Jones, J. Murray – Mayor
• Landsmann, Shelagh – Councillor Ward 2
• Moher, Karl – Deputy Mayor
• Trudeau, Marc – Councillor At Large
• Watson, Heather – Councillor Ward 1
• Watt, Tom – Councillor At Large

An electronic copy of all of the Financial Statements that have been filed are available for viewing online at www.dourodummer.on.ca.

Questions may be directed to:

Crystal McMillan
Clerk/Returning Officer
Township of Douro-Dummer
705-652-8392 Ext. 205
E-mail C. McMillan

2018 Municipal Election Candidate Compliance with Filing Requirements

 

ADM-01-2019: Service Delivery & Operational Review

The Township of Douro-Dummer has released a Request for Proposal ADM-2019-01: Service Delivery and Operational Review (pdf – 399KB).

Proposal Closing: Friday, May 24, 2019 12:00 p.m. (noon). Late proposals will not be accepted.

Proposals must be received at the Municipal Office.

Any questions regarding this tender should be directed to:

David Clifford, CAO
P: (705) 652-8392 x 206
E-mail D.Clifford

Environmental Days at the Halls Glen Transfer Station

The County of Peterborough and the Township of Douro-Dummer are hosting an Environmental Event at the Halls Glen Transfer Station on May 25, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Environment Days are open to all County Residents. Due to a high turn out for these events, please anticipate a short wait to access the Transfer Station. No out-of-township garbage will be accepted.

The Hall’s Glen Transfer Station is located at 1951 County Road 6, Douro-Dummer.

For more information on this and other County waste events, please visit Peterborough County at ptbocounty.ca/recycling or call  (705) 775-2737, or contact Township of Douro-Dummer staff at (705) 652-8392.

 

Employment Opportunities at the Township – Parks & Facilities Labourer

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 Office at 705-652-8392.

All applicants shall indicate the position to which they are applying, the available position is:

  • 1 Parks & Facilities Labourer – Summer 2019 – students are encouraged to apply to this position, schedules of work may be arranged to accommodate school schedules

All Applicants are encouraged to review the job descriptions (pdf – 111KB) for required skills and hours of work. Copies of the job description are also available at the municipal office.

Resumes shall be in writing- with references, and shall be received by 12:00 noon on Monday, May 13th, 2019 at:

Township of Douro-Dummer Municipal Office
894 South Street
P.O. Box 92
Warsaw, Ontario K0L 3A0

Flood Warning

Please take note of the Flood Advisory issued by Otonabee Conservation.

From Otonabee Conservation’s website:

“The forecasted rainfall (over the next 5 days) combined with the current above normal flows on all local rivers and creeks may result in water exceeding the banks, causing significant pooling / ponding in low lying areas and historical flood-prone areas.  All area businesses and residents are advised to prepare for localized flooding caused by forecasted rainfall, saturated / frozen ground and poor drainage conditions. Also, area residents and visitors are advised to not travel roads, paths or other routes that are inundated with water.”

 

 

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 Office at 705-652-8392.

All applicants shall indicate which position(s) they are seeking, the available positions are:

1 Labourer for Public Works- Summer 2019

1 Transfer Station Assistant- May to October 2019

All Applicants are encouraged to review the job descriptions (pdf – 108KB) for required skills and hours of work. The descriptions are also available at the municipal office.

Resumes shall be in writing- with references, and shall be received by 12:00 noon on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at:

Township of Douro-Dummer Municipal Office
894 South Street
P.O. Box 92
Warsaw, Ontario K0L 3A0