The Housing and Public Works department is responsible to operate and maintain all of the housing and infrastructure on band land. The band has 39 reserves and 20,000 hectares of reserve lands. In 2007 the community completed a Comprehensive Community Development plan, to guide the residential and commercial development on IR1 and IR#5.
IR#1 is located along the northwest shores of McLeod Lake and is used for housing and community purposes. Most of the on-reserve community members live on Indian Reserve (IR) #1.
There are 46 homes housing 110 members, the majority of homes are serviced by paved streets, a community water system, and individual septic systems.
The community's main administration building is a 7200 sq. ft. multi-purpose community building, containing the gymnasium, health wing and clinic, training room and Band administration offices. The community has another administration office across the street from the band office, a daycare, pump house, water tower, fire hydrants, and 3 public works buildings. Other services include high speed internet, a baseball diamond, a community garden, a playground and a gas bar which opened in 2014.
McLeod Lake I.R.#5 is located on the northeast shore of McLeod Lake approximately 5 km south of I.R.#1 and has an area of approximately 7 hectares. The reserve has five (5) houses on a 12 lot subdivision Services to the existing houses consist of a gravel road, overhead power, community water service, a community sewer collection and disposal field.
As part of the Administration team of the Band, this department strives to provide community members with quality housing as well as being part of the solution towards building a strong, vibrant, healthy and safe community.
The Housing program is responsible for all aspects of housing in relation to the on-reserve housing stock
Including, but not limited to the following:
As part of the Administration team of the Band, this department is responsible for the maintenance, repair and renewal /upgrading of community infrastructure, including: