June 2 Council Meeting

June 2 Council Meeting

Since the pandemic began and a State of Emergency was declared by the Township, we’ve adapted to how business of the municipality is conducted. A big part of this was moving our Council meetings to video conference while live streaming them on YouTube. Until...
Public Meeting on 2020 Budget

Public Meeting on 2020 Budget

On May 5th, we will be holding a public meeting on the Municipal Budget. The budget has been presented to Council a handful of times in the Council Chambers since January but due to the State of Emergency our budget deliberations were stalled. Now that Council is...

Greater Transparency at Council Meetings

History was made in Douro Dummer as we held our first video Council Meeting. As well, it was the first time the meeting was live streamed on YouTube. First let me say that since being elected I have pushed for greater access to Council meetings. Granted, these...
April 21 Council Meeting (Virtual)

April 21 Council Meeting (Virtual)

Council will be resuming our regular Council meeting schedule on April 21, 2020 after temporarily suspending our meetings due to COVID-19. The last Regular Council meeting was held on March 3, 2020 however Council did hold an Emergency Meeting on March 16, 2020 where...
A Little Greener in Douro-Dummer

A Little Greener in Douro-Dummer

As originally published in the Lakefield Herald on January 17, 2020 by Terry McQuitty For a small municipality the Township has taken great strides to lessen their carbon footprint. In October 2016 the township passed a resolution to support the Greater Peterborough...