Monthly Archives: October 2019

Public Meeting – Sewage Re-Inspection Program UPDATE

The Public Meeting date regarding Sewage Re-Inspections in the Township of Douro-Dummer has been moved to Thursday, November 21st, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. in Council Chambers (lower level, 894 South Street, Warsaw). If residents and interested parties are unable to attend, they may submit questions by e-mail ahead of the meeting. The purpose of the… Read more »

2019 Christmas Hamper Registration

2019 CHRISTMAS HAMPER REGISTRATION Tuesday, November 12th to Friday, December 6th Monday – Friday 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Salvation Army Church building Entrance across from Greyhound Bus on Simcoe St. Required to Register… • Personal identification for ALL family members living in the household • Proof of address • Current Government Assistance Cheque… Read more »

Santa Claus Parade: Call for Floats!

The Douro-Dummer Parade committee, Township staff and many community volunteers have already started planning this exciting event. If you’re interested in including your float in the parade we would love to have you do so. Please contact one of the names listed below for more information. The parade will depart from the Public Works Depot… Read more »

Temporary Road Closure – Douro Ninth Line

Please be advised that Douro Ninth Line between County Road 4 and Nassau Road will be closed to all through traffic beginning October 21st, 2019 for approximately 2 weeks. Please see map for road closure limits. As this is outside work and weather dictates when we can do such, these dates are only approximate. This… Read more »

Annual Fall Dam Draw Down

Otonabee Conservation will be conducting the annual fall dam draw down in the Otonabee Region watershed on or after October 15, 2019. Shoreline residents can expect changing water levels above and below structures including the Warsaw Dam. For more information please read the Media Release: Annual Fall Dam Draw Down to happen after Thanksgiving long… Read more »

Public Notice – Thanksgiving Day Weekend

Public Notice – Thanksgiving Day Weekend (pdf – 218kB) The Municipal Office will be CLOSED Monday, October 14, 2019. There are NO CHANGE to the collection of Recycling or Garbage as a result of the Thanksgiving Day Long Weekend. Please put your garbage and recycling out on your regular day. If your regular collection day… Read more »

Fire Prevention Week Home Visits 2019

This year’s fire prevention week theme is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” To help ensure our residents are notified of smoke or carbon monoxide in their homes, the Douro-Dummer Fire Services will be conducting door to door visits to Douro-Dummer residences on Saturday October 19th and 26th, 2019. Fire… Read more »

Advisory from ORCA: 20% Water Conservation Urged as Level 2 Low Water Condition Declared

The Otonabee Region Water Response Team (WRT) is issuing a Level 2 Low Water Condition declaration for the entire watershed area. The WRT had declared a Level 1 Low Water Condition on September 11, 2019.  On the same date, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry reported that all Conservation Authorities east of Otonabee Conservation also had… Read more »