Keewaytinook Okimakanak

Site: Balmertown - 8 Mine Rd

Service: Public Works Unit

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides advisory and technical services with respect to all aspects of community infrastructure 
  • Assists with minor and major infrastructure projects related to electrical, roads, water and sewer, and residential and community-owned buildings 
  • Includes assistance with completion of forms for consulting services, capital project applications and various Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) reporting requirements 
  • Provides support with operations and maintenance related record keeping and evaluation of capital assets 
  • Assists in applications for sources of funding of community assets 
Advisory and technical services provided for the following areas:
Community Capital Planning
Provides services for the development of capital databases and monitoring systems
Policy and Housing Inspection
Assists in the application of codes and standards and retaining technical expertise and consultants
Project Management
Provides management expertise in the areas of housing, major and minor capital projects, water and wastewater management, power generation and distribution, telephone services and transportation
Technical Training and Development
Assists in gaining access to skills and expertise for maintenance programs
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Deer Lake First Nation ; Fort Severn First Nation ; Keewaywin First Nation ; McDowell Lake First Nation ; North Spirit Lake First Nation ; Poplar Hill First Nation
Eligibility Must belong to one of the member First Nations within Keewaytinook Okimakanak Territory
Application Services are accessed at a local level, contact Band Office
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Balmertown Office: 807-735-1381
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-3740
Fax 807-735-1383
Primary Contact Heather Huntus, Public Works Secretary; Phone: 807-735-1381 ext 1292; Email:
Alternate Contact Bill Hutchinson, Assistant Manager of Public Works; Phone: 807-735-1381 ext 1662; Email:
Located In Community Balmertown
Address 8 Mine Rd
Balmertown, ON P0V 1C0
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Mailing Address c/o Public Works Unit 
PO Box 340 
Balmertown, ON P0V 1C0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)