Nipissing First Nation

Site: Public Works Building - 45 Semo Rd

Service: Public Works Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson Huron Treaty 
  • Household Hazardous Waste disposal site available free of charge at 112 Patton St in North Bay; open year-round Wed-Sat 8 am-5 pm 
  • Building Maintenance Supervisor: Brian Stevens, 705-753-2050 Ext 1252; Assistant: Karen Penasse, 
  • Landfill inquiries: Contact Facilities Assistant Shayla Brunet: 705-753-6970 or
Description (Service) Oversees the operations and maintenance of community infrastructure and related services 
Performs a variety of tasks and maintenance operations including: 
  • Road maintenance 
  • Landscaping and community beautification  
  • Street lighting  
  • Maintenance of equipment and operation of the water treatment and sewage treatment plants in Garden Village and Duchesnay 
  • Repairs and maintenance of community buildings and residential homes  
  • Snow removal  
  • Upkeep of public spaces and grounds 
  • Garbage collection and maintenance of landfill site 
  • Participates in a Blue Box recycling program 
  • Posts garbage and recycling collection schedules on website
Capital Planning  
Provides assistance in project management services and community development and planning
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm 
Mukwa Miikan Landfill: Sat-Tue 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Nipissing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Nipissing First Nation
Application Mukwa Miikan Landfill Site 
  • Nipissing First Nation members are required to provide proof of residency (status card, driver's license, utility bill) upon entry for free use of landfill 
  • Non-members may use site upon paying tipping fees
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees Service - Disposal of Freon appliances and tires at landfill ; None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-753-4167
Crisis Phone Tom Sawyer 705-471-7009 
Pat Stevens 705-498-2519
Fax 705-753-6703
Primary Contact Sarah Lafantaisie, Public Works Clerk; Phone: 705-753-4167 ext 4000; Email:
Alternate Contact Terry Lariviere, Public Works Supervisor; Phone: 705-753-4167 ext 4001; Email:
Site Location Community is approx 37 km W of North Bay off Hwy 17 at Dutrisac Rd, Sturgeon Falls
Located In Community Garden Village
Address Public Works Building
45 Semo Rd
Garden Village, ON P2B 3K2
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)