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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 »

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 »

Unattached Patients and Access to Care During COVID-19

From the Peterborough Family Health Team: We are happy to share that we have received funding for the continuation of our unattached patient clinics beyond March 31, 2020. Although a formal announcement has yet to be made, this means that the Peterborough Virtual Care Clinic (PVCC) in Peterborough City and the PFHT Clinic located in… Read more »

Waste will be collected as usual on Family Day Monday

Waste (garbage and recycling) will be collected as usual on Family Day. For questions regarding garbage collection contact Waste of Connections of Canada (705) 742-4268 For questions regarding recycling collection contact Emterra (705) 742-3139 or the County of Peterborough (705) 775-2737 x 0      

Sustainable Development Program in Douro-Dummer

Reducing emissions of one detached dwelling is equivalent to taking up to 13.5 cars off the road each year! On October 18, 2016, The Township of Douro-Dummer Council Resolution was passed to adopt and support the Greater Peterborough Climate Action Plan, with the goal of reducing Community Sector greenhouse gas emissions by 29% by 2031… Read more »

Garbage Tonnage Decrease in 2018/19

It has been 2 years since the Township of Douro-Dummer implemented its Clear Garbage Bag Program and residents continue to shine when it comes to diverting household waste away from landfill. “It has made a real difference and Douro-Dummer residents should accept a large helping of thanks. Keeping material out of the landfill results in… Read more »

2020 Draft Budget Review

The Council of the Township of Douro-Dummer has started their review of the 2020 Budget. Please refer to this post for updates regarding draft documents. All Budget meetings will be listed on the Events calendar and the meeting agendas can be found on the Meetings and Agendas Page.  Budget as presented February 18, 2020 (pdf… Read more »

Request for Proposal (RFP): ES-2020-01 Curbside Waste Collection and Transporting Roll-Off Bins with Addendums and Notice of Extension

RFP for ES-2020-01 Curbside Waste Collection and Transporting Roll-Off Bins The Township of Douro-Dummer is requesting qualified bidders to submit a Request For Proposal (RFP) for Curbside Waste Collection and Transporting Roll-Off Bins. Sealed tender plainly marked “ES-2020-01 Curbside Waste Collection and Transporting Roll-Off Bins” will be received by the undersigned up to 12:00 noon… Read more »