Douro-Dummer Business Advisory Group: Economic Recovery

Attention Business Owners operating in Douro-Dummer!

Mayor Jones and Councillor Watson are heading up a task force to assist in the economic recovery of businesses that operate in Douro-Dummer and have been affected by the pandemic. On Tuesday, July 7th at 5:00 p.m. they will host a virtual meeting, in conjunction with Peterborough and the Kawarthas Economic Development, where they will provide an update of the County/City Recovery Task Force and advise of programs available to area businesses. In addition, they will be seeking feedback from business owners to help identify areas of support that are needed to help local businesses.

To join the meeting, register by e-mail with J. McArthur or leave a voicemail at (705) 652-8392 x 212 and include:

  • your name,
  • your business name,
  • e-mail address and
  • phone number.

The agenda and a Zoom link will be e-mailed to you once you register.

Updates for Douro-Dummer businesses can be found on our Local Businesses page.

We hope that you can attend as we work to move beyond the pandemic into a new, sustainable way of doing business.

Municipal Office Will be Closed & Staff Unavailable Canada Day

The Douro-Dummer Municipal Office is closed Wednesday, July 1st, 2020 for Canada Day. Office services will resume Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. though the Municipal Office will remain closed to the public.

The Halls Glen transfer Station will be open 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Canada Day.

After Hours Emergency Public Works Number: (705) 926-0214

Please have a safe and happy Canada Day!

PR-01-2020: Painting Services of selected areas of the Municipal Office, Douro Community Centre & Warsaw Community Centre

PR-01-2020: Painting Services of selected areas of the Municipal Office, Douro Community Centre & 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 visit PR-01-2020: Painting Services of selected areas of the Municipal Office, Douro Community Centre & Warsaw Community Centre Package (pdf – 256KB)

All quotations must be submitted prior to the submission deadline of 12:00 noon local time, Friday, July 16, 2020. Any questions can be directed to:

Martina Chait-Hartwig
Temporary CAO
Township of Douro-Dummer
894 South Street, PO Box 92
Warsaw, Ontario KOL 3A0
Phone: (705) 652-8392
E-mail: Martina Chait-Hartwig

 

Request for Quotation FD-2020-01: 2020 Crew Cab 4X4 Pick-up Truck – Addendum 1 Released

The Township of Douro-Dummer Fire Department is requesting that qualified businesses submit a Request For Quotation (RFQ) for a new 4×4 vehicle. For more information, the bid package and submission requirements please visit RFQ – FD-2020-01: 2020 Crew Cab 4×4 Pick-up Truck (pdf – 540KB).

Addendum 1 (pdf – 91KB) – All quotations must be submitted prior to the submission deadline of 12:00 noon local time, Tuesday, June 30, 2020.

Any questions can be directed to:

Chuck Pedersen, Fire Chief
Phone: 705-652-8392 x 207
E-mail C. Pedersen

Employment Opportunity: Legislative Services Administrative Assistant – Contract Position

The Township of Douro-Dummer is Seeking Applications for the Position of Legislative Services Administrative Assistant

 

12 – 18 Month Contract Position
Immediate Start

Full Job Description (pdf – 109KB)

The Township of Douro-Dummer is located in the heart of Peterborough County, with a permanent population of 6900. The Township currently has a contract position available for the role of Legislative Services Administrative Assistant. This position is part of the Municipal Office Team and reports directly to the Clerk/Planning Coordinator.

Job Summary:
Provides reception duties for the Municipal Office and clerical duties for Clerk/Planning Coordinator and other members of the Management Team. This is a 12-month contract with a possible extension of up to 18-months. The work week is 34.5 hours, Monday to Friday and may require additional hours outside of the normal work day. Please view the full job description available on the website www.dourodummer.on.ca.

Job Knowledge:
Post-secondary education or equivalent in a related field with three years related secretarial, business, or municipal experience. Successful completion of the Municipal Administration Program is preferred.

Excellent knowledge of personal computers and associated software, with word processing experience. Proven ability to work with Microsoft Word, Publisher, Outlook, Internet, Excel, and Adobe.

Experience with working with GIS software would be an asset.

Excellent organizational and communication skills. Proven ability to interact with the public in a positive manner.

All applicants must possess a valid Driver’s License (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. The successful proponent will be required to provide a Criminal Records Check. For further information, please call the Municipal Office at 705-652-8392 ext. 210 or e-mail Martina Chait – Hartwig

Qualified candidates are invited to submit an application including a resume and references by 12:00 noon on Thursday, July 9, 2020.

Martina Chait-Hartwig, Temporary CAO
894 South Street
P.O. Box 92
Warsaw, Ontario K0L 3A0
Email the Townships Info Account

We thank all applicants, but only those invited for an interview will be contacted.  Personal information is collected and will be administered in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O., 1990, and will be used for employment purposes only. Applicants submitting a resume containing references are thereby granting the Township of Douro-Dummer permission to check these references.

Legislative Services Administrative Assistant (pdf – 54KB)

Protocol for the Submission of Planning Applications During COVID-19 Emergency

June 19, 2020 – The Township of Douro-Dummer Municipal Office remains closed to the public due to COVID-19. During this situation, planning applications are being accepted and processed, however in a slightly different manner.

Pre-Consultation/Application
Pre-consultation is a mandatory requirement prior to the Township accepting a formal planning application. Please complete the Pre-Consultation Application Form (pdf – 131KB). To sign this form digitally, please open it in Adobe Reader.

Once the Township receives the completed form staff will be in contact to arrange for the virtual pre-consultation by telephone or video conference.

Submitting Application
Given the circumstances and the requirement for maintaining social distancing, completed applications will be required to be commissioned prior to being submitted to the Township (most lawyers do this by appointment and for a fee). Completed applications will be required to be submitted by email to C. McMillan and a hard copy, along with the Township fee and Otonabee Conservation fee (if applicable) to the Township Office by mail or by dropping off in the Township Drop Box.

Until further notice, all Public Meetings will be held by virtual meeting. The public can participate by watching on an electronic device and, if so desired, make statements and/or ask questions. Details of how the public can participate will be described in the Notice that is sent to various agencies and property owners within the prescribed area of the subject property.

Meetings will be recorded and live-streamed on the Township’s YouTube Channel. If a member of the public is not able to participate in the virtual public meeting, but still wish to make a written statement, their comments can be submitted by email to the Township Clerk.

Zoning By-law Amendment or Minor Variance Applications are available on the Township’s website.

Additional information relating to submitting a planning application may be obtained by contacting the undersigned.

Crystal McMillan, CMO
Clerk/Planning Coordinator
Township of Douro-Dummer
894 South Street, PO Box 92
Warsaw ON K0L 3A0
705-652-8392 Ext. 205
E-mail C. McMillan

Protocol for the Submission of Planning Applications during COVID-19 Emergency (pdf – 49KB)

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 slow moving vehicle.

Thank you in advance for your patience.

Jake Condon
Temporary Manager of Public Works
P: (705) 652-8392
E-mail J. Condon 

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 T-2020-04: Daleview Road Reconstruction Tender Bid Package.

Tender Package -T-2020-04 Daleview Road Construction 

Section A – Information to Bidders (pdf – 631KB)
Section B – Form of Tender (pdf – 641KB)
Section C – Form of Agreement and D – Addenda (pdf – 449KB)
Section E – Special Provisions (pdf – 490KB)
Section F – Contract Drawings (pdf – 4MB)
Section G – Ontario Provincial Standard Specifications (pdf – 247KB)
Section H – General Provisions (pdf – 733KB)
Section I – Standard Forms (pdf – 413KB)
Section J – Supplemental Reports (pdf – 3MB)
Tender Receipt Label (pdf – 101KB)
Electronic Form of Tender (pdf – 89KB)

The Township of Douro-Dummer released an Addendum to the tender package for the Daleview Road Reconstruction. Tenders are due by Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 12:00p.m. Noon local time. The following Addendum now forms part of the Contract Documents.

Addendum No. 1 (pdf – 343KB) is to be read and coordinated with all other parts of the Contract Documents.

Addendum: A addendum was made to T-2020-04 – Daleview Road Reconstruction Tender , Please see  Addendum 1 – Section B – Form of Tender (pdf – 606KB) 

Jake Condon
Temporary Manager of Public Works
Township of Douro-Dummer
894 South Street, PO Box 92
Warsaw, Ontario KOL 3A0
Phone: (705) 652-8392
E-mail: Jake

Daleview Road Reconstruction Tender – Addendum 1 – Now Closed

The Daleview Road Reconstruction Tender is now closed. For more information visit T-2020-04: Daleview Road Reconstruction Tender Package & Addendum – Now Closed.


The Township of Douro-Dummer has released an Addendum to the tender package for the Daleview Road Reconstruction. Tenders are due by Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 12:00p.m. Noon local time. The following Addendum now forms part of the Contract Documents.

Addendum No. 1 (pdf – 343KB) is to be read and coordinated with all other parts of the Contract Documents.

Addendum: A addendum was made to T-2020-04 – Daleview Road Reconstruction Tender , Please see  Addendum 1 – Section B – Form of Tender (pdf – 606KB) 

If more information is required, please contact

Jake Condon
Temporary Manager of Public Works
Township of Douro-Dummer
894 South Street, PO Box 92
Warsaw, Ontario KOL 3A0
Phone: (705) 652-8392
E-mail: Jake

Outdoor Amenities – Partial 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 parks and trail for limited use.

Visitors to the parks and Robert Johnston Trail will need to abide by all health regulations including a prohibition of groups of 10 or more people, maintaining physical distancing of 2 metres (6 feet) and ensuring that enhanced hygiene practices are maintained. All play structures and play equipment including swings, will remain closed. Please be advised there is no washroom facilities on sites.

Under the Phase 2 Provincial Guidelines, outdoor team sports may resume, if physically distanced, for training purposes only and with no scrimmages or games. Individuals can contact Vicki to pre-book all diamond or field use.

“We are delighted to see so many people enjoying the parks and outdoor spaces, but please remember to physically distance at all times.  If you arrive and it is busy, please come back another time.  Thank-you for your cooperation.”

The Ontario Provincial Police, who are the local police service for the Township of Douro-Dummer will continue to enforce Provincial directives, including misuse of outdoor amenities and physical distancing requirements. The public can report issues to the following non-emergency numbers:

Peterborough County OPP non-emergency contact 705-742-0401 or 1-888-310-1122.

o Important – 9-1-1 is for emergencies only; reports of non-compliance related to the above are to be reported to the non-emergency numbers, not 9-1-1.

The Township Municipal Office will remain closed to the public and will be operating with limited staff. Emails can be sent directly to individual staff members or to our info email account. Please monitor www.dourodummer.on.ca for updates and follow our Twitter account @Douro_Dummer.

For information regarding Covid-19 and how to keep your family, friends and neighbours safe, please visit Peterborough Public Health https://www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca

For more information please contact:

Mayor J. Murray Jones
Township of Douro-Dummer
894 South Street, P.O. Box 92
Warsaw ON, K0L 3A0
Phone: (705) 652-8392
E-mail: Mayor J. Murray Jones

Martina Chait-Hartwig, Temporary C.A.O.
Township of Douro-Dummer
894 South Street, P.O. Box 92
Warsaw, ON, K0L 3A0
Phone: (705) 652-8392 x 210
E-mail: Martina Chait-Hartwig