Monthly Archives: September 2019

Pesticide and Livestock/Equine Medication Drop-Off

Clean Farms Ontario have organized pesticide and livestock/equine medication drop-off locations across Ontario. This is a one day event for farmers to dispose of unwanted pesticides and livestock medications free of charge. The closest locations to Peterborough County are: Cobourg at Northumberland Grain Cobourg – (519) 839-4861 Lindsay at Alliance Agri-Turf – (705) 324-7761 Drop-off… Read more »

Employment Opportunity: Manager of Recreational Facilities

The Township is seeking a Manager of Recreation Facilities (pdf – 10KB) who will, as part of the Management Team, be responsible for the efficient and effective planning, development, administration and budget management of the Parks and Recreation Department. In addition to managing the operation of indoor and outdoor recreation facilities, parks and designated Township… Read more »

Special Alert: Starry Stonewort in Stoney Lake

Special Alert Starry Stonewort in Stoney Lake Starry Stonewort is an extremely aggressive, fastspreading macro alga. It has been spreading throughout the Trent-Severn Waterway for several years and is now in Ston(e)y Lake. From a few small patches identified in the summer of 2017 it is now in areas of Gilchrist Bay, The Lost Channel… Read more »

Historical Committee Meeting

A meeting of the  Township of Douro-Dummer Historical Committee will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the Douro-Dummer Public Library. To view the agenda please visit this link.

Garbage and Recycling Delay – White Lake Road West

Garbage and recycling collection on White Lake Road West beyond number 889 has been delayed due to road work. The collection company, Waste Connections of Canada, will attempt to return later today or tomorrow (Tuesday) morning. Please leave garbage and recycling out for this later collection.    

Warsaw Public Works Yard Leaf Bin is back!

A bin is now available to Douro-Dummer residents at the Warsaw Public Works Yard for the disposal of leaf, brush and yard waste. The bin will be available through-out September and October. Lumber, garbage and other waste needs to be taken to one of the following locations: Halls Glen Transfer Station (Douro-Dummer residents only) 1951… Read more »

Request for Quotation: 2019 – Computers

The Township of Douro-Dummer has released a Request for Quotation for computer equipment. For full details please read RFQ: 2019 – Computers (pdf – 374KB) Requests for clarification must be made prior to submission and shall be requested through: Darlene Heffernan, Treasurer Phone: (705) 652-8392 Ext 203 E-mail D. Heffernan  If Darlene is not available… Read more »

Employment Opportunity: Labourer in the Public Works Department

The Township of Douro-Dummer has a full-time position available for a Labourer in the Public Works Department. Position Start Date: January 6th, 2020 Wage: $16.87 to $19.84 Contenders will be required to have a grade 12 education or equivalent experience in a related field, as well as a valid driver’s license—Class “D” with “Z” endorsement…. Read more »

Employment Opportunity: Transfer Station Assistant – Halls Glen Site

The Township of Douro-Dummer has a part-time position available as a Transfer Station Assistant at the Halls Glen Transfer Station. Position Dates: Date of hire to the end of Thanksgiving Day Weekend 2019; May 2020 to Thanksgiving Day Weekend 2020. Hours of work: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., Sunday 10:00… Read more »

Telecare Distress Centre Recruiting

The Telecare Distress Centre of Peterborough is recruiting people to take their fall training for new phone volunteers, training starts September 25th. For more information please visit, e-mail or call (705) 745-2273.