Housing and Infrastructure

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.

 

Arthur Shebagabow – Housing Portfolio

John Onabigon         – 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)

 

 

Services Offered


  • Housing

  • Municipal water

  • Sewer services

  • Road maintenance

  • By-law enforcement

  • Emergency

  • Communications

 

Communication


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.

 

Emergency


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.