Red Lake (Municipality of)

Site: Municipal Office

Service: Public Works

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Description & Services
Public Comments
  • Landfill is located on Hwy 125 between Balmertown and Red Lake 
  • Public Works garage is located at 3 Nugget St in Red Lake
Description (Service) Oversees the operations and maintenance of city infrastructure and related services
Roads and Transportation 
  • Maintains and repairs local roads, curbs, sidewalks and ditches 
  • Responsible for snow removal, sanding and salting roadways and sidewalks 
  • Responsible for street lighting and traffic signals
Sewer and Wastewater 
  • Provides and maintains sewer and wastewater services 
  • Provides inspections for new homes that have sewer lines connected to the municipal system; requires initial internal piping inspection by building inspector
Waste and Recycling Management (Landfill) 
  • Responsible for residential and commercial waste and recycling collection 
  • Contracts Chukuni Sanitation Inc for regular curbside collection 
  • Posts waste and recycling collection schedules online 
  • Disposal of recyclables available at no charge at the Recycling Transfer Station (Landfill) 
  • Provides household hazardous waste disposal at landfill  
  • Provides online lists for acceptable hazardous waste and recyclable products
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Landfill: Tue-Sat 10 am-4 pm 
Hazardous waste drop off at landfill: Sat 9 am-4 pm 
Public Works Garage: Mon-Fri 7:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Balmertown ; Red Lake
Eligibility Waste and Recycling Management (Landfill) 
  • Waste disposal tickets are required for using the landfill site 
  • Tickets available at the Municipal Office
Application Sewer and Wastewater 
  • Must schedule appointment for post inspection hook up 
  • Operation Supervisor is based at the Public Works garage in Red Lake; contact him to book appointment as walk-ins only available if time permits
Languages English
Fees Service
Additional Service Sites
NVT - Internal Notes from Field Chukuni Sanitation fax: 807-727-1905
Contact Information
Office Phone Municipal Office 807-735-2096 
Public Works 807-727-2597 
Chukuni Sanitation 807-727-7234
Fax 866-681-2954
Primary Contact Todd Olson, Infrastructure Development Coordinator; Phone: 807-735-1286 * 807-735-2096 ext 232; Email:
Alternate Contact Noel Dumontier, Operations Supervisor; Phone: 807-735-2096 ext 226; Email:
Located In Community Balmertown
Address 2 Fifth St
Balmertown, ON P0V 1C0
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Intersection Fifth St and Lassie Rd
Mailing Address c/o Public Works 
PO Box 1000 
Balmertown, ON P0V 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town ; Fees - Service