Neskantaga First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Public Works Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
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 plant when running; community has been on the longest standing boil water advisory for over 22 years as of 2016 
  • Repairs and upkeep of community buildings and residential homes  
  • Snow removal  
  • Upkeep of public spaces and grounds 
  • Garbage collection and maintenance of landfill site
 
Capital Planning
 
Provides assistance in project management services and community development and planning
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Neskantaga First Nation
Eligibility Members of Neskantaga First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Band Office 807-479-2570 
Water Treatment Plant 807-479-2594
Fax 807-479-1138
Primary Executive Chris Moonias, Public Works Manager; Phone: 807-479-2570 ext 29; Email: chris.moonias@neskantaga.com
Alternate Executive Wilfred Sakanee, Water Plant Operator; Email: wilfredsakanee@knet.ca
Site Location Community is 180 km NE of Pickle Lake, 560 km N of Thunder Bay, on S shore of Attawapiskat Lake
Located In Community Neskantaga First Nation
Address Lansdowne House, ON P0T 1Z0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Public Works 
PO Box 105 
Lansdowne House, ON P0T 1Z0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)