Waste Collection Victoria Day Long Weekend 2018

Waste collection schedule for Victoria Day Weekend 2018 (pdf – 157KB)
Monday, May 21, 2018

Please note the following:

Recycling Collection:
Victoria Day (May 21) Collection as usual.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact BFI at 705-742-4268.

Garbage Collection:
Victoria Day (May 21) Monday Garbage Collection is moved to Tuesday and Tuesday Garbage Collection is moved to Wednesday.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact M&M Disposals at 705-652-3505.

The Township of Douro-Dummer wishes everyone a safe and happy May long weekend!

Halls Glen Transfer Station is open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.  Hall’s Glen Transfer Station Hours are unaffected by the Victoria Day Long Weekend.

Part-time Employment Opportunity – Municipal Building Custodian

The Township of Douro Dummer has a part time position- Municipal Building Custodian (pdf – 181KB)– available effective September 1, 2018.

This is a contract position for a term of 2 years with the option of renewal.

A detailed description of the position is located here (pdf – 90KB) and each applicant is encouraged to review this prior to submitting an application.

The successful candidate will be required to sign a “Fee for Services Contract” with the municipality.
As a contract position, no benefit package is provided by the municipality.
The current wage rate is $14.84 per hour.

Applicants are invited to submit a detailed resume’ including references, clearly marked “Application for Custodian Position” to the municipal office by 12:00 noon on Friday, June 8th, 2018.

David Clifford, CAO
Township of Douro Dummer
894 South Street, P.O. Box 92
Warsaw, Ontario K0L3A0

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.

Warsaw Cruise Night Returns May 23, 2018

The 2018 season of Cruise Night returns to the Warsaw Lions Park this month. This weekly community get together starts on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 with the gates opening at 5:00 p.m.

Everyone is invited to enjoy the classic cars, music of the 50’s and 60’s, 50-50 draws and prizes. The Lions Club’s BBQs will also be ready to go with great food. Special treats are also on hand for the kids.

Classic Cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome.

Admission is free, with a voluntary donation at the entrance gate. All money raised goes to worthwhile Lions Club community projects.

Everyone is welcome…Every Wednesday Night throughout the spring and summer.

The Lions Park is located at 905 South Street in Warsaw, Ontario.

For more information contact:

J. Murray Jones
P: (705) 652-6325
E-mail J. Murray Jones

Gary Dunford
P: (705) 743-8526
E-mail G. Dunford

Notice of Construction at County Road 36 and Highway 28

Please be advised that Smiths Construction, a division of the Miller Group Inc., will be performing road work on Highway 28 as per Ministry of Transportation of Ontario Contract # 2017-4039.
Starting May 7, 2018 Smiths Construction will begin milling asphalt at the junction of County Road 36 and Highway 28, going northerly for approximately 18.5 km.
Speed limits will be reduced and traffic will be controlled by flag persons in the active work zone, weekdays from Monday to Friday.
Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact:

Craig Angus, G.Sc
Sr. Project Manager/Estimator
Smiths Construction Company (A Division of the Miller Group Inc.)
276 Madawaska Blvd., P.O. Box 218
Arnprior, Ont. K7S 3H4
P: (613) 623-3144

Candidate Nomination Period Opens May 1st, 2018

Are you considering running as a candidate in the 2018 election?

The nomination period starts May 1, 2018. Nomination packages for the 2018 Municipal Election are available on the Township website, or in hard copy from the Municipal Office.

2018 Douro-Dummer Information for Candidates – Revised 2018 04 30 (pdf – 118KB)

It is recommended that you make an appointment with the Clerk/Election Returning Officer to file your nomination papers to ensure staff is available to assist you as this process may take a half hour or more.

For more information please visit the Candidates page on the Township website or contact the Returning Officer:

Crystal McMillan, Returning Officer
Clerk/Planning Coordinator
705-652-8392 Ext. 205
Email Contact

Are You on the List to Vote in 2018?

The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is responsible for collecting the data to create the Voters List.

To ensure accuracy, eligible electors are encouraged to check and edit their personal information, as needed, at www.voterlookup.ca

For any questions regarding the 2018 Municipal Election, please feel free to contact the Returning Officer.

Returning Officer:
Crystal McMillan, Clerk/Planning Coordinator
705-652-8392 Ext. 205
Email Contact

Link to Voterlookup.ca

Tax Sale – Updated April 24, 2018

Notice First Posted on March 23, 2018 and revised on April 9 and 24, 2018

TAKE NOTICE that tenders are invited for the purchase of the land(s) described below and will be received until 3:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at the Township Office, 894 South Street, P.O. Box 92, Warsaw, Ontario, K0L 3A0. The tenders will then be opened in public on the same day at 3:15 p.m. at the Township Office, 894 South Street, Warsaw, Ontario, K0L 3A0.

According to the provisions of the Municipal Tax Sales Act, the Municipality is authorized to proceed with Tax Registration on properties if taxes remain unpaid for three or more years.

For further information, please contact: Darlene Heffernan, Treasurer at 705-652-8392 Ext. 203

2018 Tax Sale Package (pdf – 1.1MB) – Revised on April 9, 2018

Copy of Unofficial Results of Tender Opening (PDF – 101 Kb)

Construction on Douglas Bridge

Please be advised that the rehabilitation of the Douglas Bridge, approximately 0.8 km east of Warsaw in the Township of Douro-Dummer, will commence the week of April 16, 2018.

The bridge will remain closed to all traffic for the estimated duration of construction (up to twelve (12) weeks). Detour routes are available during this lane closure.

Work on weekends may be undertaken to accommodate completion of the project within the established construction schedule.

For more information see the Notice of Construction (pdf – 237KB) or contact:

Ms. Kendra Reid, C.E.T.
Sr. Engineering Technologist
Engineering & Design
County of Peterborough
310 Armour Road
Peterborough, ON K9H 1Y6
Phone: (705) 775-2737 x 3202
Fax: (705) 749-2551
Email: Kendra Reid

Mr. Tashi Dwivedi, P.Eng.
HP Engineering
400-2039 Robertson Road
Ottawa, ON K2H 8R2
Phone: (613) 695-3737
Fax: (613) 680-2626
Email: Tashi Dwivedi

UPDATE: 2018 Leaf and Yard Material Collection/Drop-off

Collection of leaf and yard materials will occur in Donwood during the weeks of May 7, 2018 and May 28, 2018. Collection originally scheduled for the week of April 23rd has been cancelled due to the late winter storm.

Please have leaf and yard materials out by 7:00 a.m. on the Monday of your collection week. Collection is not necessarily on Monday or on your usual recycling or garbage day.

Collectors will pick-up leaves, plants, brush, hedge and tree clippings in paper bags or reusable containers. Please bundle branches no larger than 1 m x 30 cm (3’ x 1’).

There are no limits and no tags required for leaf and yard materials.

Residents may drop off their leaf and yard materials in the bin located at the Douro-Dummer Public Works Garage, 1422 County Road 4 (north of the Hamlet of Warsaw) starting Easter weekend. Leaf and brush material only, no plastic bags.

The collection/drop-off poster, map, and calendar are available here (pdf – 436KB)

Thank You to our Public Skating Sponsors!

With the ice out of the arenas and the next season underway we want to take a moment to thank the generous groups and businesses that sponsored public skating during the 2017/2018 season:

Alf Curtis Home Improvements Inc.

Catholic Women’s League

Clearview Cottage Resort

Dave Webster Excavating Inc.

Douro and District Optimist Club

Douro-Dummer Public Library

Douro Seniors

Drain Electric Ltd. – Call (705) 745-4371 or E-mail Drain Electric

Dreams 2 Designs.ca

DueNorth Boarding Kennels

DueNorth Dog Training

Dummer News

Ellwood Hamilton Bus Lines – Call (705) 652-6090 or E-mail Ellwood Hamilton Bus Lines

Healthy Kids Community Challenge

Heffernan First Aid

Herod Financial Services

Jim Kerr Excavating 

Kawartha Buttertart Factory

Knights of Columbus

M & M Disposal


McLeod’s Ecowater

National Sanitation

Noyes’ Repair Service

Peterborough Truss & Floor Ltd.

Pine Vista Resort

Ray Johnston Heating – Call (705) 652-7578

S & B Food Market – Call (705) 652-8381

Steve’s Auto Repair

Strafra Feed

TF Graphics

The Township of Douro-Dummer

Tim Horton’s

Toms Contracting

Towns & Leahy Mercantile

TriLine Electric

Wantasa Resort

Warsaw and District Lions Club

Please contact the Municipal office if you are interested in sponsoring public skating or need more information:
Phone: (705) 652-8392
Email the Township of Douro-Dummer