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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 »

Warsaw Public Works Yard Leaf Bin is back!

A bin is now available to Douro-Dummer residents at the Warsaw Public Works Yard for the disposal of leaf, brush and yard waste. The bin will be available through-out September and October. Lumber, garbage and other waste needs to be taken to one of the following locations: Halls Glen Transfer Station (Douro-Dummer residents only) 1951… Read more »

Request for Quotation: 2019 – Computers

The Township of Douro-Dummer has released a Request for Quotation for computer equipment. For full details please read RFQ: 2019 – Computers (pdf – 374KB) Requests for clarification must be made prior to submission and shall be requested through: Darlene Heffernan, Treasurer Phone: (705) 652-8392 Ext 203 E-mail D. Heffernan  If Darlene is not available… Read more »

Telecare Distress Centre Recruiting

The Telecare Distress Centre of Peterborough is recruiting people to take their fall training for new phone volunteers, training starts September 25th. For more information please visit, e-mail or call (705) 745-2273.

Municipal Office Closed on Labour Day

The Municipal Office will be closed Monday, September 2, 2019 for Labour Day; it will re-open at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. For after-hours Public Works emergencies please visit the Township Public Works page for contact numbers.

No Change to Waste Collection on Labour Day

Curbside recycling and garbage will be collected as usual on the holiday Monday of the Labour Day long weekend (pdf – 178KB), Monday, September 2, 2019. If your regular collection day is on Monday, collection will still take place on Monday; if your regular collection day is Tuesday, collection will still take place on Tuesday. Please… Read more »

Nexicom Celebrates Program Funding for Support of Rural High-Speed Fibre

From the media release “Nexicom Inc. Celebrates ISED CTI Program Funding in Support of New Rural High-Speed Fibre Optic Cable Internet Networks” released August 21, 2019 from Nexicom Inc.: It is with great excitement and heart felt gratitude that Nexicom announces it will be receiving $2,887,738 of federal funding in support of the installation of… Read more »

Development Charges in the Township of Douro-Dummer

The municipality adopted By-law 2019-40 on August 6, 2019, which imposes development charges on new development. Development charges are fees collected from new development to offset the capital cost of providing existing levels of service to that development. For more information please read the information pamphlet Development Charges for the Township of Douro-Dummer (pdf -86KB)… Read more »