Public Works & Housing

The OKIB Public Works and Housing Department manages and maintains the infrastructure and buildings on the reserve.


Services include the following:

  • Maintenance of all water systems to ensure safe potable water for all members on OKIB water systems (7 separate systems);
  • Maintenance and upkeep of all Band parks;
  • Maintenance of all Band roads;
  • Maintenance of all Band buildings to ensure a safe work place for all staff;
  • Provide housing for Band members;
  • Future housing – working with INAC/CMHC for future developments;
  • Working with INAC on current and future capital projects – be that housing/infrastructure/water;
  • Subdivision development;
  • Working with members to secure mortgages through Band approved lenders.

Capital Projects

Each year the Public Works and Housing Department undertakes major projects to improve the housing and infrastructure in the community. This year, the following projects are in the planning stage or are underway. Please follow the links for details on each project:

Okib South2
BC Housing 4-plex architectural rendering
Arbor1
Cultural Arbor is scheduled for completion in 2022

Policies and Applications

Housing

Facility Rental


Updated Information