Monthly Archives: May 2019

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… Read more »

Is Your Urgency an Emergency?

From the Peterborough County website: Peterborough County/City Paramedics are being challenged by a continually increasing number of service requests. Approximately 20% of people who call 911 do so for a non-urgent illness or injury which could be better managed by other health care providers. When paramedics are responding to these non-urgent conditions, it can delay… Read more »

T-03-2019: Tender for the Supply and Delivery of Culvert Pipes

The Township of Douro-Dummer is requesting tender submissions for the Supply and Delivery of Culvert Pipes. Proposal Closing: Thursday, June 6, 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: Harold Nelson, Manager of Public Works P:… Read more »

Fire Station 5 Construction Project

Firefighters from Douro-Dummer Fire Station 5, the White Lake Fire Station, are are surveying the interest of the community to see what kind of support they may have to build an addition onto Fire Station 5. For more information please see the media release Fire Station 5, Construction Project, Township of Douro-Dummer (pdf – 143KB)… 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

Sewage System Permits in Douro-Dummer

Effective May 21, 2019, the Township of Douro-Dummer will be responsible for the enforcement of all sewage systems within the Township boundaries. For more information please read the Media Release: Sewage System Permits in Douro-Dummer (pdf – 105KB) For more information please contact: Brian Fawcett, Chief Building Official Township of Douro-Dummer 894 South Street, Warsaw,… Read more »

New Library Hours

From the Douro-Dummer Public Library: “Thank you to all the users who filled out our Library Hours Survey. We took all the answers into consideration and crafted new Library Hours to serve our community better. They will be effective June 1st, 2019. Our new hours are more consistent, easier to remember and we added 3… Read more »

Trent-Severn Waterway 2019 Navigation Season Start Delayed Until May 24, 2019

From the Information Bulletin: Trent-Severn Waterway 2019 Navigation Season Start Delayed Until May 24, 2019: “Due to unsafe boating conditions, Parks Canada is delaying the start of the 2019 navigation season for the Trent-Severn Waterway until Friday, May 24, 2019. Above normal snowpack in some areas and significant precipitation system-wide have resulted in extreme high… Read more »