Posts Categorized: Covid-19

Building Department Business Continuity Plan

Building Department Business Continuity Plan during the COVID-19 Pandemic, current as of May 19, 2020: The Township of Douro-Dummer Building Department functions to administer and enforce the regulation of the Ontario Building Code. This includes the issuance of Building Permits for construction projects, as well as the inspection of these Permits. Due to COVID-19, we… Read more »

Ontario Community Support Program

From the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility: “Protecting the health and well-being of all Ontarians is our government’s top priority, especially during the COVID-19 outbreak. On March 30th, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health recommended that individuals over 70 years of age to self-isolate. We need to do everything we can to protect our seniors… Read more »

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 ontario.ca/covid19…. 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 »

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 »

Important Public Statement from the Mayors Within Peterborough County

The Mayors of the municipalities within Peterborough County today issued a statement about the current health and economic challenges being experienced by the residents of their townships. Residents of our communities, like those across Canada, are facing serious health risks as a result of COVID 19. Each of us has an obligation to lessen the… Read more »

Douro-Dummer Declares State of Emergency

Township of Douro-Dummer – At 11:00 a.m. on March 25, 2020, a state of emergency was declared in the Township of Douro-Dummer in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. This State of Emergency has been declared under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act and the Notice of Emergency was executed by Mayor, J. Murray Jones…. Read more »

Community Care is an Essential Service

Community Care is Still Open and Still Functioning. In light of recent announcements made by the Premier of Ontario, Warden of Peterborough County and Mayor of Peterborough, all declaring a state of emergency and requiring non-essential services and business to close, Community Care remains open as is deemed an essential service under the health care,… Read more »

Service Suspended at the Halls Glen Transfer Station

To help protect the health and safety of our staff and community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Township of Douro-Dummer is suspending operations at the Halls Glen Transfer Station effective Tuesday, March 24, 2020 until further notice. Residents are encouraged to use curbside waste & recycling collection services, which continue to be offered. Thank you… Read more »