M'Chigeeng First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Capital Projects and Public Works Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Manitoulin Island Treaty 
 
Garbage collection is contracted to Corbiere Enterprises; refuse and recyclables taken to Transfer Station (owned by Corbiere Ent) and then transported off Manitoulin Island; all residents pay $78.00 per year for garbage collection service
Description (Service)
  • Oversees the operations and maintenance of community infrastructure and related services 
  • Maintains a public works garage 
  • Assists in building designs (such as Elder's Complex) and construction of community houses 
  • Manages the Arena/Complex facilities 
  • Works to control dog population through a dog by-law officer and activities such as a community spay and neuter service 
  • Participates as a member of the Manitoulin Good Roads Association
 
Performs a variety of tasks and maintenance operations including: 
  • Road maintenance including culverts  
  • Brushing of all road sides 
  • Landscaping and community beautification  
  • Street lighting  
  • Maintenance of equipment and operation of the water treatment plant and sewage treatment lagoons 
  • Delivery of community water to residents with holding tanks 
  • Repairs and upkeep of community buildings and residential homes 
  • Upkeep of hiking trails, parks and playgrounds  
  • Snow removal
 
Capital Planning  
  • Provides assistance in project management services and community development and planning
Hours Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served M'Chigeeng First Nation
Eligibility Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Band Office 705-377-5362 
Public Works Garage 705-377-4015 
Water Delivery 705-377-6047
Fax 705-377-4980
Website www.mchigeeng.ca
Primary Contact Kayla Paul, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 705-377-5362 ext 209; Email: kaylap@mchigeeng.ca
Primary Executive Earl Debassige, Capital Projects and Public Works Department Manager; Phone: 705-377-5362 ext 206; Email: earld@mchigeeng.ca
Alternate Executive Elvis Debassige, Water Treatment Plant Operator; Phone: Water Treatment Plant 705-377-5981; Email: elvisd@mchigeeng.ca
Site Location Community of M'Chigeeng is located in the center of Manitoulin Island at the base of West Bay and at the intersection of Hwy 540 & 551
Located In Community M'Chigeeng First Nation
Address 53 Hwy 551
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Capital Projects/Public Works 
PO Box 333 
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)