Monthly Archives: February 2020

Half Loads In Effect March 1, 2020

Please note that half load restrictions will be in place on all Township roads starting March 1, 2020, and will remain in place until further notice. Please see the County of Peterborough’s website reduced load restrictions on County Roads https://www.ptbocounty.ca/en/living/reduced-load-restriction.aspx For more information please contact: Harold Nelson Manager of Public Works Township of Douro-Dummer (705)… Read more »

Peterborough Public Health – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Local Residents

Peterborough Public Health – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Local Residents Peterborough Public Health has been monitoring the coronavirus situation and encouraging people to stay up to date on the topic using trustworthy sources for information, such as the Public Health Agency of Canada and Peterborough Public Health. Residents with health-related questions can speak with a… Read more »

Municipal Office Closed on Family Day Monday

The Municipal office will be closed on Monday February 17th for Family Day and will re-open Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. For Public Works Emergencies call (705) 926-0214 For Emergencies call 9-1-1

Waste will be collected as usual on Family Day Monday

Waste (garbage and recycling) will be collected as usual on Family Day. For questions regarding garbage collection contact Waste of Connections of Canada (705) 742-4268 For questions regarding recycling collection contact Emterra (705) 742-3139 or the County of Peterborough (705) 775-2737 x 0      

Part-time Seasonal Employment Opportunities at the Township

The Township of Douro-Dummer has seasonal employment positions available (pdf – 63KB)! 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… Read more »

Sustainable Development Program in Douro-Dummer

Reducing emissions of one detached dwelling is equivalent to taking up to 13.5 cars off the road each year! On October 18, 2016, The Township of Douro-Dummer Council Resolution was passed to adopt and support the Greater Peterborough Climate Action Plan, with the goal of reducing Community Sector greenhouse gas emissions by 29% by 2031… Read more »

Garbage Tonnage Decrease in 2018/19

It has been 2 years since the Township of Douro-Dummer implemented its Clear Garbage Bag Program and residents continue to shine when it comes to diverting household waste away from landfill. “It has made a real difference and Douro-Dummer residents should accept a large helping of thanks. Keeping material out of the landfill results in… Read more »

2020 Draft Budget Review

The Council of the Township of Douro-Dummer has started their review of the 2020 Budget. Please refer to this post for updates regarding draft documents. All Budget meetings will be listed on the Events calendar and the meeting agendas can be found on the Meetings and Agendas Page.  Budget as presented February 18, 2020 (pdf… Read more »

Request for Proposal (RFP): ES-2020-01 Curbside Waste Collection and Transporting Roll-Off Bins with Addendums and Notice of Extension

RFP for ES-2020-01 Curbside Waste Collection and Transporting Roll-Off Bins The Township of Douro-Dummer is requesting qualified bidders to submit a Request For Proposal (RFP) for Curbside Waste Collection and Transporting Roll-Off Bins. Sealed tender plainly marked “ES-2020-01 Curbside Waste Collection and Transporting Roll-Off Bins” will be received by the undersigned up to 12:00 noon… Read more »