Incorporated in 1993 as a non-profit tribal council entity, serving the First Nations communities of Dokis, Henvey Inlet, Magnetawan, Wahnapitae Nipissing and Wasauksing.
Office is located on the Henvey Inlet First Nation 100km north of Parry Sound on Highway 69. WBAFN mandate is to provide advisory and technical services, working in conjunction with local leaders, officials, technicians, to enhance the quality of life for the members of the communities we serve.
Executive Director- Irvin George Receptionist/Bookkeeper- Norma Martin
Infrastructure Specialst N- Derek McGregor Infrastructure Specilast S - Randy Roy Infrastructure Database Technician - Ruby Cooper The Tribal Council provides advisory services on AANDC funded capital programs.
Advisory services are provided on the annual reports submitted to AANDC. These include but are not limited to: -Minor Capital projects (5 yr. investment plans) -Operations & Maintenance -Integrated Capital Management System (ICMS) Fire Prevention – Safety - Protection
Major Capital Projects – including subdivision development, and other projects estimated at over $1.5 m. -project definition -terms of reference for professional project manager -terms of reference for consultants work -project team participation -preliminary project approval, effective project approval -operations and maintenance program HOUSING- Assist in development of 5 year housing plans
Review and approve housing plans, perform code compliance inspections, advise and train First Nation staff on housing
Conduct Housing assessments (conditions, energy efficiency, etc.)
MANDATORY INSPECTIONS ON NEW CONSTRUCTION- Plans review - Before bidding Site Inspection – Before any construction Excavation Inspection – Before concrete Foundation Inspection – Before backfill Framing Inspection – on completion of all mechanical rough in Insulation and Vapour Barrier Inspection – Before drywall installation Final Inspection – Before occupancy OTHER INSPECTIONS Inspections for renovations RRAP Inspections IAQ Investigations Conditional assessments Mechanical inspections Home inspections for buying and selling