Posts Categorized: Public Works

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 »

Roadside Grass Cutting in Douro-Dummer

Grass cutting on Township road sides started this week. The Public Works Department anticipates this process will take approximately four weeks to complete, as the weather permits.  Peterborough County road crews are also out cutting grass along County roads. Please proceed with caution when you encounter the tractor performing this task as it is a… Read more »

T-2020-04: Daleview Road Reconstruction Tender Package & Addendum – Now Closed

The Daleview Road Reconstruction Tender is now closed. Daleview Road Reconstruction Tender Submissions (pdf – 115KB) T-2020-04: Daleview Road Reconstruction Tender Package The Township of Douro-Dummer has released a tender package for the Daleview Road Reconstruction. Tenders are due by Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 12:00p.m. Noon local time. Please complete each section of the… Read more »

Gravel Application and Dust Suppression on Township Roads

Over the next few weeks, Public Works staff will be applying fresh gravel to Township roadways and starting the application of calcium chloride(a dust suppressant). Road users may notice dusty roadways until the calcium chloride application is complete. If you meet the calcium chloride truck on the road, please be patient and allow the spray… Read more »

T-2020-01 – Hired Equipment Registry

The Township of Douro-Dummer has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Hired Equipment Registry. RFPs are due by Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 12 Noon local time. Please see T-2020-01 – Hired Equipment Registry (pdf – 333KB) for more information and the complete bid document.

T-02-2020 – Supply and Delivery of Culvert Pipes – Amended

The Township of Douro-Dummer has released an Amended Tender request for the Supply and Delivery of Culvert Pipes. Tenders are due by Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 12 Noon local time. Please see T-2020-02 – Amended Supply and Delivery of Culvert Pipes (pdf – 341KB) for more information and the complete bid document.      

Partial Re-Opening of Halls Glen Transfer Station

The Halls Glen Transfer Station will partially re-open to Douro-Dummer residents starting May 6, 2020. Despite the re-opening, residents are still encouraged to use curbside waste collection as much as possible. The partial re-opening of the Transfer Station comes with additional measures to protect residents and staff. Residents are expected to maintain physical distancing measures… Read more »

Spring Thaw – Roads and Potential Flooding

Spring is on its way in the Township of Douro-Dummer! With the days getting longer and daylight-saving time taking effect on March 8th, 2020, the Township would like to remind residents and business owners to take precautions regarding spring flooding and changing weather conditions. Temperature fluctuations and major rain and snow events may create challenging… Read more »