Monthly Archives: July 2020

Playground Re-Opening

In support of the Provincial Order under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, the Township of Douro-Dummer is moving forward with re-opening the playgrounds/play structures. “We urge parents to keep safety top of mind and use a common-sense approach when at the playgrounds with their children.” The Township is also reminding parents to bring… Read more »

Public Notice – Notice of Online Public Information Centre #1 Girven Bridge Replacement / Rehabilitation / Retirement / Repurposing Municipal Class Environmental Assessment

The Corporation of the County of Peterborough (County) is preparing for the replacement, rehabilitation, retirement, or repurposing of Girven Bridge. The structure is located on Dummer Asphodel Road approximately 1.1 km west of the intersection with County Road 8 in the Township of Douro-Dummer and the Township of Asphodel-Norwood. Girven Bridge conveys east-west traffic over… Read more »

Douro-Dummer to Allow Nighttime Campfires

Starting Friday, July 24th, 2020 at sunset campfires will be allowed between sunset and sunrise in the Township of Douro-Dummer. Precipitation levels and fire risk have varied widely throughout the Township this summer. Residents and guests in areas that continue to be dry are urged to consider postponing their campfire until a later date. Anyone… Read more »

PR-02-2020: Replacement of Rubber Sports Flooring on Selected Areas at the Douro Community Centre and the Warsaw Community Centre

The Township of Douro-Dummer has released a tender package for painting services of selected areas of the Municipal Office, Douro Community Centre & Warsaw Community Centre. Please complete each section of the tender package. For more information, the bid package and submission requirements please see PR-02-2020: Replacement of Rubber Sports Flooring on Selected Areas at… Read more »

Mandatory Face Coverings in Indoor Public Settings

Starting August 1, 2020 face covering will be mandatory in indoor settings in Peterborough County. For more information please read Instruction from the Medical Officer of Health regarding mandatory face coverings in indoor public settings (pdf – 721KB). If you have a complaint about an establishment, public transit service, or commercial transportation service please fill… Read more »

Douro-Dummer Implements New Burn Permit System

At the special meeting of Council, on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Douro-Dummer Council voted to implement a new burn permit system as presented by Fire Chief Pedersen. “This is a great educational tool that we simply do not have in our current system. This will allow us to educate our users and inform them of… Read more »

Burn Ban in Effect Immediately in Douro-Dummer

Due to the hot, dry conditions the Township of Douro-Dummer has implemented a burn ban effective as of 12 noon July 6, 2020. All open-air burning permits are suspended during this time. The fire ban prohibits all open-air fires including campfires, burn barrels and fireworks. Certified gas appliances such as CSA approved fire tables, bowls,… Read more »

Employment Opportunity: Manager of Public Works

The Manager, Public Works, provides leadership and management to the Public Works Department. The position oversees the operation and maintenance of the municipality’s Public Works infrastructure and services. The role ensures the Township’s compliance with municipal, provincial and federal statutes and regulations, pertaining to Public Works operations and maintenance. The position provides information, support and… Read more »