Housing Employees - Duties and Responsibilities
Housing Manager - Scott Desmoulin - (807) 876-2292 Ext. 229
Addresses and acts upon all housing issues and related requests
Ensures that housing issues are effectively managed
Housing Assistant - Michelle Ossibens
Partly responsible for facilitating minor housing repairs
Administering the housing program as established by the approved policies and procedures of Long Lake #58 First Nation
Maintenance - Water/Sewer - Dionne Legarde
Manages water filtration purification process and pumping operations
Schedule and oversees the maintenance of plant equipment
Prepare report on water supply and water quality
General Labour – Joseph Towegishig, Robert Sabourin, Raymond Messon, Desmond Legarde, Don Shebagabow
Perform a variety of tasks of all kinds of construction sites
Tasks that require little skill or tasks that require experience or training
Often required to work in all kinds of weather conditions
Housing Committee Members
Our committee members are people we have selected to help us with making recommendations to the Chief and Council. These people have taken time away from their family and work to help us in this field with no honorarium. They sit for a long period of time to come up with recommendations.
Wendell Abraham – Housing Portfolio
Angeline Britt – Housing Portfolio
Henry Davey – Housing Portfolio
Karen Ossibens – Chair Person
Louise Dore – Committee Member
Trina Ferris – Committee Member
George Muckaday – Committee Member
Misty Dore – Committee Member
Martina Waboose – Committee Member (spare)
Sharon Karhunen – Committee Member (spare)
Our First Nation continues to work with service providers to improve access to services at our First Nation. Local phone services are provided by Bell Canada while cellphone services are provided by TBayTel. Local internet services are available to members through our local phone provider.
Internet services are provided at the First Nation’s Administrative office and at our local school.
Additional media access is provided through local, regional and national newspapers as well as through local and regional radio and television coverage.
Fire protection is provided to the First Nation by the town of Longlac through a fire services agreement, while police services are provided through the Greenstone detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police including offices in both Geraldton and Longlac.
The First Nation is also in the process of updating its emergency response plan and will be engaging both TransCanada Pipeline and Canadian National Railway in the weeks and months ahead as it makes amendments to its plan.