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To: Eel Ground First Nation Community Members

Memo:  Re: Routine Water Maintenance:

Maintenance on the Eel Ground First Nation Water System has been scheduled from Monday, June 25th until Friday, June 29th, 2018.  Flushing of Fire Hydrants and the system throughout the community will occur during this time.

Some discolouration of water may occur during the flushing. Work will be carried out daily between 9am to 4pm

Thank you

Please take a few minutes to complete the survey at the link below from "Survey Monkey" regarding the feasibility of a Multi-Purpose Community Recreational Facility, focused on Health and Wellness for Eel Ground First Nation.

www.surveymonkey.com/r/EGFNRecStudy

This survey closes Saturday, June 30th, 2018.

If you have any questions about the study, please contact: Jim Ward, General Manager, North Shore Micmac District Council, (506) 627-4611 Ext. 109, jimward@nb.aibn.com during regular business hours.

Thank you for your participation in helping to plan for recreation within the community.

To: Eel Ground Residents

Re: Spring Garbage Collection “Big Garbage Day”

Dear members,

Please note, that the spring garbage collection for this year is scheduled for Thursday, May 31st, 2018. All household items such as appliances and furniture will be accepted.

Items that will NOT be picked up are as follows; paint cans, car parts, tires, propane tanks, Batteries, computers or any other toxic waste. *Tires can be returned to any tire dealer to be recycled.

Please note:

There will be a Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Collection: SATURDAY, May 26th, 2018 Time: 8:00 a.m. to 12 Noon. Location: Saint Mary's Catholic Parish, 360 Newcastle Blvd., Miramichi. You must transport your items to this location.

Examples of accepted items: E-Waste: Computers, Stereos, Televisions, Printers, Digital Cameras Household Hazardous Waste: Insecticides, Varnish and lacquers, Propane tanks, Pool chemicals, Batteries, CFL’s.

*If you would like to learn more about:  Recycling, Composting, Household Hazardous, Waste E-Waste etc. check out the "Greater Miramichi Solid Waste Services" Website at:

http://greatermiramichirsc.ca/en/solid-waste-services

Eel Ground Waste Transfer Station: Upon Completion of our Waste Transfer Station there will be an additional option for handling the disposal of White Goods, Recyclables, Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste. There will also be an area for leaf and yard waste composting. This facility will be for community use only. Details will follow closer to opening of the site. See our website for the site plan. www.egfn.ca  

 

 The Eel Ground First Nation Election for Chief and Council was held on May 10th, 2018. Please click the pdf link below for a clear copy of the results. 

 

Solid Waste Transfer Project:

Please see pdf link below for a clear copy of document.

Update on work being done by our First Nation Income Assistance Working Group for the 15 New Brunswick First Nations.

Please see pdf link below for a copy of document.

"We have been advised that our land Claim filed in regard to loss of lots from our original boundaries had been accepted by Canada to meet the minimum acceptable requirements (Standard Tribunal Wording, they don't give an inch). Canada will now have 3 years from September 2017 to decide if they will negotiate the claim. If they refuse then we will have the option to take it before the Claims Tribunal. We will schedule our Band Legal Rep. Rosalie Francis to come out in the coming months to explain the process."

- Chief George H. Ginnish

Please see pdf link below for a copy of documents.

 

The Band Council  Election of Eel Ground First Nation will be held on Thursday, May 10th, 2018.

If you wish to vote by mail-in ballot, you must complete this form and send it to the Electoral Officer by mail, fax or e-mail. The information appears below.

You must also include a copy of proof of identity, such as a copy of your Certificate of Indian Status, drivers license, health card, or another document that proves your identity. Do not provide the original identification.

If the Electrol Officer receives this request on or before Friday, May 4, 2018, a mail-in ballot package will be sent to you at the address provided. If you have any questions, please contact the Electoral Officer.

Warrren Tremblay (Electoral Officer)

56 McLaughlin St.

Perth-Andover, NB E7H 3B7

Telephone: (506) 273-1633

Fax:(506) 819-0195

E-mail:   warrentremblay@rogers.com

 

 

Please click link below for pdf file of Request for Mail-in Ballot FORM:

 

To Members of the Eel Ground First Nation

Re: Election for Chief and Council 2018

 Please see pdf link below for clear copy of documents.

All requests for mail out ballots must be directed to the Electoral Officer:

Warren Tremblay

56 McLaughlin Street

Perth-Andover, NB

E7H 387

The most efficient and timely method would be by telephone or email:

Telephone: 506-273-1633

Fax: 506-819-0195

Email:  warrentremblay@rogers.com

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Please be advised: Natoaganeg School, Headstart and Afterschool Program ARE closed today due to occurring freezing rain.  All Offices are closed until noon and will be re-evaluated then.  A Police advisory has been issued to stay off the roads if travel is not essential. - March 28th, 2018.

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