Posts Categorized: Public Works

Spring Thaw – Roads and Potential Flooding

Spring is on its way in the Township of Douro-Dummer! With the days getting longer and daylight-saving time taking effect on March 8th, 2020, the Township would like to remind residents and business owners to take precautions regarding spring flooding and changing weather conditions. Temperature fluctuations and major rain and snow events may create challenging… Read more »

Half Loads In Effect March 1, 2020

Please note that half load restrictions will be in place on all Township roads starting March 1, 2020, and will remain in place until further notice. Please see the County of Peterborough’s website reduced load restrictions on County Roads https://www.ptbocounty.ca/en/living/reduced-load-restriction.aspx For more information please contact: Harold Nelson Manager of Public Works Township of Douro-Dummer (705)… Read more »

Part-time Seasonal Employment Opportunities at the Township

The Township of Douro-Dummer has seasonal employment positions available (pdf – 63KB)! All applicants must possess a valid Driver’s Licence (minimum “G” level) and have their own transportation to and from work. Hours of work will vary depending on the nature of the work assigned. All successful proponents will be required to provide a Criminal… Read more »

Employment Opportunity: Manager of Public Works (12-month contract)

As a result of an upcoming retirement, the Township is seeking a Manager of Public Works who will, as part of the Management Team, be responsible for the efficient and effective planning, development, administration and budget management of the Public Works Department. In addition to managing the operation of the Public Works Department, this position… Read more »

Retirement of Long-Time Manager of Public Works Announced

Douro-Dummer, ON – Long-time Manager of Public Works Harold Nelson has recently announced his retirement. “It is with regret that the Township of Douro-Dummer announces the retirement of our Manager of Public Works, Mr. Harold Nelson” said Mayor J. Murray Jones. “Harold has been a member of our Management Team for some 15 years and… Read more »

New 24-Hour Public Works Emergency Phone Number

The Township of Douro-Dummer and the Douro-Dummer Public Works Department are pleased to announce the launch of the new Public Works Emergency Phone Number: (705) 926-0214. For more information, please see Launch of 24-Hour Public Works Emergency Phone Number (pdf – 47KB)