It's happening this Saturday, December 2nd, 2017!   There are Home Tours (four homes, two barns and a cabin) from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and a Christmas Tea, Dessert and Pageant from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the McKellar Community Centre.  $15 per person or two for $25.  Maps and tickets are available on Friday at the Township Office or at the Community Centre from 12:30 to 1:30 on Saturday.  For more information call Joyce at 705-389-2228 or email jhopkins@lycos [...]
November 30, 2017
It's a "go" for Rogers Corporation's new communications tower in McKellar!  A Rogers' representative contacted MLCA last week to confirm that the approved 35 metre monopine communications tower (looks like a pine tree) is on the "build list" for the spring of 2018 with preliminary site preparation beginning during the winter months.  The site for the new communications tower is at an elevation of 250 metres on Township land at the top of the peninsula north of Hurdville between Sunnyshore Park Drive and West Point Drive [...]
November 20, 2017
To support the Manitouwabing Lake Community Association Mission Statement "To maintain the recreational value of Manitouwabing Lake and its environs, an open discussion about residential rentals and their impact on the community took place at the July 9th 2016 MLCA Annual Meeting, where the following question was posed to Members: "Do you object to illegal use of lakeside properties in the Township of McKellar as commercially run rental units and wish the Council to promptly address this issue?"  Almost 93% agreed [...]
October 30, 2017
Concerned that McKellar Council could provide no news in respect to the Rogers communications tower contracted to be installed in 2016, 2017 or 2018 at the top of the Maplewood subdivision peninsula on Manitouwabing Lake, on August 28th 2017 MLCA sent a letter to Joe Natale, President & CEO, Rogers Corporation, with a copy to Arnold Abramowitz, Vice-President, Wireless Access Networks.  Here is their response.   "Thank you for reaching out about our planned cell tower in your community and your offer to help promote our services to your residents [...]
October 23, 2017
After such a roller coaster weather ride all summer long we're more than happy to celebrate some great summer weather at the start of fall!  Join us on Saturday, September 30th, for an "End of Season BBQ." We'll have the bar open by 5 p.m. (bar tickets will be available) and we hope you'll enjoy free hors d'oeuvres while the finishing touches on dinner are prepared.  We're keeping the menu deliciously simple - enjoy AAA N.Y. striploin steak plus all the sides [...]
September 23, 2017