Public Works & Housing

Bart Kendel

Director of Housing and Public Works

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306-845-7028
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306-845-0007

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306-845-7539

(639) 844 7883

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 600
Turtleford, SK, Canada
SOM 2YO

Phone: 1 (306) 845-4300
Fax: 1 (306) 845-3869
Toll-free: 1 (866) 395-8888

Brief (Programs) : What Services are Offered

  • Road maintenance: Grader, Backhoe, Gravel Truck
  • Sanitation Services: Sewer Pump outs, Garbage pick up
  • Fire Protection: Fire truck, Fire fighting
  • Water treatment plants - 115B and 115C
  • Plumbing repairs and maintenance: Community Buildings/Band/CMHC Housing
  • Electrical repairs contracted out to various individuals or companies
  • Community Buildings - Maintenance, Custodial services and security
  • Water delivery services

Application Process & Follow Up

Request for minor maintenance forms are required to be filled out, this form includes the name of the tenant, house number, date, priority, type of work required, description of work required

When maintenance personnel attend to these requests they fill in the follow up notes, as to what was done and what steps were taken to remedy the problem, and if outside agencies were called

Once forms are completed and dealt with satisfactorily, these forms are then filed in the householder's file

Housing Department

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Bart Kendel

Director of Housing/Public Works

Cell: 639-844-7787

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 600
Turtleford, SK, Canada
SOM 2YO

Phone: 1 (306) 845-4300
Fax: 1 (306) 845-3869
Toll-free: 1 (866) 395-8888

Brief (Programs) : What Services are Offered

  • Band Housing - houses built by band
  • CMHC Housing - house built by band but with a CMHC loan
  • Renovations - major or minor renovations band housing
  • Renovations - major renovations for CMHC housing are done with funds from replacement reserves, application must be made to CMHC to access these funds
  • RRAP Projects - applications for renovations, are made to CMHC on behalf of individuals who reside in band houses. Band houses are only eligible for RRAP Renovations once in the lifetime of the house. CMHC houses are only eligible for RRAP renovations in special circumstances
  • Custodial and maintenance services for the following
    • Chief and Council Offices
    • Thunder Oil
    • Lands Office
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Classrooms
    • Residence

Application Process & Follow Up

  • Applications are filled out by the individuals who are applying for new housing or renovations. Deadline for applications is on Febuary 28th of each year
  • All applications must be updated yearly
  • All applications require the applicants name, current address and phone number, number of dependents, ages of dependents, where applicant is residing at the time of application, condition of current residence if applicable, date of application and to specify whether applying for new housing or renovations
  • Applications are reviewed and recipients of new housing or renovations are selected as per criteria set out in the Thunderchild First Nation Housing policy
  • All applicants are informed by letter as to whether or not their application for new housing or renovations has been approved
  • All applicants are informed by letter as to whether or not their application for new housing or renovations has been approved
  • Applications for units in residence must be filled out at the housing office
  • All requests for maintenance must go through the Public Works office
  • Custodial staff must be given adequate notice for meetings
  • Custodial staff must be informed when there is a vacancy in the residence