News Northern Municipalities To Assume Additional Responsibilities SHARE ON: Nick Birnie, contributor, Thursday, Mar. 30th, 2017 Photo Credit: FONOM Northern municipalities will now be responsible for inspection of their apartments and septic systems. The most recent meeting for FONOM focused on a number of issues including responsibility of apartment rentals, inspections and how to reduce fossil fuel use. FONOM President and Kapuskasing Mayor Alan Spacek also says municipalities will now be taking on a few different responsibilities. //www.mykapuskasingnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Spacek-FONOM-1.wav Spacek says the provincial government should be the ones assuming these responsibilities. //www.mykapuskasingnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Spacek-FONOM-2.wav He says FONOM is not happy with their added responsibilities, as well as added costs.