Committee Appointments for 2017 & 2018

The Council for the Township of Douro-Dummer invites any interested resident and/or ratepayer of the Township of Douro-Dummer to submit their name for appointment to the following Committees for the years 2017 & 2018.

Douro-Dummer Community Policing Committee

  • Seeking members for two-year term

Douro-Dummer Historical Committee

  • 10 appointments for a two-year term

Douro-Dummer Santa Claus Parade Committee

  • Seeking members for two-year term

If interested and have the time to serve, please submit a letter expressing your interest to the undersigned no later than 12 noon on Friday, November 18, 2016.

***Please note that Police Vulnerable Sector Check from the Ontario Provincial Police is required***

Applications can be submitted in person at the Municipal Office at 894 South Street or mailed to:

Martina Chait-Hartwig, Deputy Clerk

P.O. Box 92, 894 South Street, Warsaw, ON K0L 3A0

705-652-8392 – Ex. 210

Fax 705-652-5044, e-mail

2017 & 2018 Committee Application form

Township of Douro-Dummer Committee Appointment Information

Warsaw Santa Claus Parade & Tree Lighting Ceremony

The Township of Douro-Dummer will be hosting the annual Santa Claus parade on Saturday, November 26 in the hamlet of Warsaw.

The parade will begin at 5:00 P.M. at the Warsaw Public Works garage and continue through the village. The theme this year is “The Music and Magic of Christmas.” For parade entries, contact Shelagh Landsmann at 705-877-2884 or Alison Hodgin at 705-652-9248.

Following the parade will be a tree lighting ceremony held in the gazebo next to the Town Hall in Warsaw. Children will be invited to visit with Santa and to drop off letters and have hot chocolate.

Donations in support of the Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony are always welcome and can be sent or dropped off at the Township Municipal Office in Warsaw.

Important Reminder: Due to safety concerns, the throwing of candy from floats is prohibited.

For more information, please contact:

Santa Claus Parade Committee


Douro-Dummer Public Skating Times


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Times for Douro-Dummer Township Public Skating are as follows:

Warsaw Community Centre:

Adult Skating – Thursday: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. – $2.00

All-Ages – Sunday: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – FREE

Douro Community Centre:

All-Ages – Sunday: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – FREE


For any questions, please contact the Municipal Office at (705)-652-8392.


2016 Influenza Clinics

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Throughout October and November primary care providers offer the flu vaccinations to their patients age 65 and older.

To find out when your doctor is holding a flu clinic, visit the website below or contact your primary care clinician.

Firefighter Recruitment 2016 Now Open

The Douro-Dummer Fire Dept. is now accepting applications for the position of volunteer firefighter for Donwood fire station 1, Douro fire station 2, and White Lake fire station 5. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to contribute to the provision of an essential service in your community. Mandatory application forms, including job description and information package may be picked up at the Municipal Office in Warsaw or printed from our website.

Preference may be given to candidates who live closest to the fire stations.

Completed applications, must be returned to the Municipal Office by 4:00 pm on November 4th. For further information please contact Fire Chief Chuck Pedersen, by phone 705 652-8392 x 207 or by email

Are you looking for an exciting career with the Township of Douro-Dummer?


The Township of Douro-Dummer is looking for an Equipment Operator to join it’s team!

Duties include operating machinery such as graders, backhoes and other pieces of equipment. This position requires a Class “A” driver’s license with “Z” endorsement. Proven chainsaw operation, propane handling certificate and Surface Miner Training Certificate (basic) are required.

This position may require unusual hours to handle emergency or poor weather conditions.

See attached Job Description and Manual for more information:

Equipment Operator – Job Description

Equipment Operator – Job Manual


Family Day at the Market

Healthy Kids Community Challenge is holding a Family Day at the Market on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This free event will be held in the Morrow Building (Roger Neilson Way beside Memorial Centre). Children’s activities, refreshments and freebies* will be available.

See poster for more information:

Healthy Kids Community Challenge


*while supplies last