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Independent First Nations Alliance

Tech Services

Community and Capital Planning

The Technical Services Department provides technical advisory services to member First Nations related to Community and Capital Planning as follows:

  • Assist in the development of the Five Year Annual Minor Capital Plan
  • Assist in the preparation of preliminary costs associated with the plan
  • Assist in the preparation of a variety of project Terms of Reference
  • Assist in the review of technical proposals, designs, cost estimates and specifications
  • Advise and assist in the tender of construction projects
  • Reviewing minor capital funding submissions
  • Assist in the completion of progress and completion certificates for minor capital projects


In addition to the above, the Technical Services Department can also serve as a project representative for minor capital projects by:

  • Assisting in the development of the required documentation for project submissions
  • Identifying the availability of local resources, labour, material, equipment and contractors and suppliers
  • Monitoring projects by attending project meetings, reviewing plans and specifications and performing site inspections
  • Assisting with the preparation of project status reports and completion certificates