Monthly Archives: April 2020

COVID-19 – Health Care Options and Access to Basic Needs

COVID-19 – Health Care Options and Access to Basic Needs The Township of Douro-Dummer is taking all necessary precautions in support of the Peterborough Public Health to flatten the curve of the Covid-19 pandemic. If you are experiencing any symptoms related to COVID-19, The Ontario Ministry of Health provides an online self-assessment tool at…. Read more »

Douro-Dummer Council Meeting Live on YouTube

On April 21, 2020, the Township of Douro-Dummer Council held a virtual meeting which was live-streamed on the Township’s YouTube Channel. Please monitor the website for agendas for upcoming meetings and subscribe to the Township’s YouTube Channel so you don’t miss any live-streamed events. For further information with respect to Council meetings please contact: Crystal… Read more »

Public Budget Meeting

Township of Douro-Dummer 2020 Budget Presentation The Township of Douro-Dummer will be holding an Electronic Public Meeting for the 2020 Budget Presentation on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. The presentation will be a synopsis of the budget, including the proposed tax rate which is available on the Township website For information or… Read more »

Garbage and Recycling Collection for Good Friday and Easter Monday

Friday: Residences that would normally have garbage collected on Friday, April 10th, 2020 will instead be collected on Thursday, April 9th, 2020. Recycling is unaffected by the holiday and will be collected as usual on Friday, April 10th, 2020. Monday: Monday garbage and recycling collection are unaffected by Easter Monday and will be collected as… Read more »

Township of Douro-Dummer Providing Financial Relief to Assist Ratepayers

At a special electronic Council meeting held on Thursday, April 2, 2020, Township Council approved financial relief options to help residents and businesses in recognition of the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. “All members of Council are unified in this decision to make things less stressful during this situation we find ourselves in. We… Read more »

Open-Air Fire Ban Effective April 3rd

Chief Fire Officials from the Townships of Douro-Dummer, Havelock-Belmont-Methuen, North Kawartha and Trent Lakes Declare an Open-Air Fire Ban Effective April 3rd at 19:00 (pdf – 115KB) In support of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) implementing a Restricted Fire Zone Declaration across the entire province, where these zones are applicable, the Townships… Read more »

Leaf and Yard Waste Collection – Donwood

The leaf and yard waste collection schedule has been released from the County of Peterborough. Residents in Donwood (Week B) can expect leaf and yard waste collection during the weeks of May 11th, May 25th, June 8th 2020. Instructions from Peterborough County’s website: Collect leaves, plants, brush and tree clippings in paper bags or reusable… Read more »

Outdoor Amenities – Closed until Further Notice

By Provincial Order under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, the Township of Douro-Dummer has closed all of our parks including the Back Dam Park, Clintonia Park, Daleview Road Park, Douro North and South Park, Maryvale Park, Millennium Garden, Warsaw Fire Hall Park and the Robert Johnston Eco-Forest Trail. Further, all play structures and… Read more »