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Gogama, Ontario - Services

Gogama, Ontario - ServicesLocal Services Board

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Gogama Local Services Board

Telephone : 705-894-2555
Facsimile  : 705-894-2555
Email:glsb10@ontera.net

Website: Gogama Local Services Board

Hours of Operations:Monday to Friday--9 AM to 12 noon

Mandate : The Gogama Local Services Board (GLSB) is comprised of five publicly elected members and a Secretary/Treasurer. The board is responsible for Water, Sewer, Fire Protection, Garbage Collection, Street or Area Lighting, Recreation and Library services. These services are provided on a pay for service system by means of applying user fees for the individual services.

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Fire Protection

Telephone : 705-894-2030

Mandate : First established in 1978, the Gogama Volunteer Fire Protection Team (G.V.F.P.T.) is a volunteer based organization that provides fire protection sevices within the administrative boundaries of the Gogama Local Services board. For fire emergencies call: 1-888-571-3473

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Policing

Our police force consists of a detachment of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) based in South Porcupine. They are responsible for providing law enforcement services to the surrounding area . The OPP can be contacted by telephone at 1-888-310-1122

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Ambulance

The Gogama area emergency ambulance service is staffed by trained personnel and can be contacted by telephone at 1-877-351-2345

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Gogama Nursing Station

The GNS is a sattelite primary care facility sponsored by the "Centre de Santé Communautaire de Sudbury". It is situated in the Gogama Community Center complex. It has a full time nurse practitioner specializing in primary care. Presently, local physicians visit the nursing station to offer extended medical care on an as needed basis. The nursing station's operating hours are from Mondays to Thursdays between 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. The telephone number at the station is 705-894-2005.

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Gogama Local Roads Board

The local roads board is comprised of three publically elected persons whose duties include the overseeing and maintenance of town streets/roads and signs. A road tax based on property assessment is also levied on all property owners within the administrative boundaries of the Gogama Local Roads Board to pay for services provided.

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Gogama Public Library

Hours of Operations: Evenings from7:00p.m. to 9p.m.- Monday to Friday

The Gogama Community Library is a non-profit organization, operated by volunteers to encourage reading in the area. It offers a wide selection of reading material for young and old alike: books and videos (fiction and non-fiction) in English, French, Polish and Spanish. This library also provides photocopying, faxing and inter loan services. As Well, it hosts a Community Access Point (CAP) that provides free public use of a computer and free access to the Internet. These services are accessible seven days a week during regular library hours: evenings (Mon-Fri) and afternoons (Sat-Sun). During the summer the Cap services are also available Monday to Friday Evenings 7pm - 9pm

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