Surprisingly, McKellar Council is considering a proposal (Resolution 14-77) to eliminate the 15-minute Public Forum that immediately precedes regular Council meetings because, in the view of at least one Councillor, "it's a waste of time."
Given that this Council was elected on promises of more open and transparent governance, it is frankly shocking that Council is considering eliminating the one opportunity taxpayers have to verbally question members of Council in a public forum about issues of concern or seek clarity on actions being proposed [...]
As we are all aware this winter has, to say the least, been unique. For snowmobilers it's been super. For our roads department plow operators it has been a real challenge and our school bus drivers have faced hazardous conditions.
Unfortunately, in a few locations within the Township, private plow operators have left blade residue ridges or have not fully pushed snow off the road/shoulder areas at the end of private driveways [...]
A family of award winning musicians playing new compositions as well as traditional Canadian, Irish and Scottish tunes with a little step dancing thrown in will provide an evening of great fun for all at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 1st 2014 at the Strawhouse Gallery, 3 Lakeside Drive, off Centre Road, McKellar.
The O'Schraves are certainly a McKellar favourite. We have been watching the kids grow and mature over the last five years [...]
Celtic and jazz singer/songwriters October Browne and Teresa Doyle are currently touring Quebec and Ontario with their "Raise the Dead of Wintertime" concert and will be performing at the Strawhouse Gallery, Lakeside Drive at Centre Road, McKellar, on Sunday, February 16th, at 2 p.m. Suggested donation twenty dollars. October and Teresa have a fabulous time together on the road sitting in on each other's music, sharing a lot of laughs and having fun with the audience [...]
Singer/songwriter Jay Aymar will be performing at the Strawhouse Gallery, Lakeside Drive and Centre Road, McKellar, at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 25th, 2014. Some of you will remember Jay from a couple of ears ago when we had a great concert with him. He is coming out of a songwriting hibernation in Nobel to give us this winter performance. Suggested donation $20. 705-389-9847. www.strawhousegallery.com www [...]