February 6th 2017 Council Meeting Clerk Shawn Boggs announced the declaration
deadline date for the 2018 municipal election. He indicated that if Council
wished to change the current voting method by-law (phone/internet) it has until
May 1st 2017 to rescind it and pass a new voting method by-law for use in the
October 22nd 2018 municipal election.
Zulak launched the discussion by advocating a return to "traditional ballot box
only" voting [...]
The 2016 Reeve's report includes excerpts from the 2015 Reeve's
report, a review of what has been accomplished in council's one year action plan for
2014-15, an update of the Reeve's report to MLCA members in July 2016, and a look
at suggested projects and plans for the next two years.
Introduction: Thank You.
The last two year's would not have been possible without the support
and effort of our excellent staff [...]
exhibition of artwork inspired by the landscapes around Georgian Bay. You
have heard of flash dances, flash music events, flash poetry readings, etc. Well, here's a flash fine art exhibit
featuring twelve local artists. Stop by to see
artists at work.
artists: Gordon Bowbrick, Don Corbet, Jack Elliot, Katherine Fetwell, Edith
Fullerton, Mary Jane Gomes, Jane Jones, Debbie McGibbon, Myrhanda
McKay, Pierre AJ Sabourin, Jessica Vergeer and Bert Weir [...]
At the October 17th Council meeting the
president of MLCA expressed concern that residents had not been informed about the
proposed construction of ground-based solar panel installations in the Township
and requested Council convene a public meeting to enable the proponent company the
opportunity to explain the benefits and impacts that solar panel sites would
have in the community. Council supported the request and a well-attended public meeting was held on November 3rd [...]
The Board of Directors of Manitouwabing Lake
Community Association is pleased to introduce a new committee that has been
formed to compliment the ongoing services provided by the association. The Public Affairs Committee (PAC) will be
comprised of MLCA members and its mandate is to keep both members and
non-members abreast of matters relating to the Township of McKellar.
On a monthly basis the committee will report via this website on aspects of
McKellar community news, bringing issues of importance to the attention of the
public; review and sometimes explain the workings and decisions of McKellar Council
as they affect all ratepayers; and relay details of regional, provincial and
federal initiatives that influence our Township [...]