Now is the time to get your tickets for the General Membership meeting. September 15 at the Kish Country Club from the hours of 5-7 pm. Join other members as we gather to hear George McCaskey of the Chicago Bears do a Q&A with us. George has graciously agreed to speak to us about the Bears and their upcoming season. Matt Duffy will be the moderator. Tickets are $50.00. With that you will be given a great dinner prepared by the chefs at the club. 20% of the proceeds will be given to Habitat for Humanity to help them with their mission to bring housing to DeKalb County. So mark your calendars for 9/15. Tickets can be purchased from Donna at Fox Title or Marcus at Resource Bank. Tickets are likely to go fast so get yours now. ... See MoreSee Less
Updates from Ken Andersen: Valued DCBDA members:
We have a very busy week coming up. Just wanted to let you know of some of the activities and if you want to attend you are most welcomed to show up at any of the meetings.
1st item of business is the city of DeKalb at their meeting at 5:00 pm the staff will be introducing to the council their new proposed Incentive Program for New Home construction. If you would like to see what the program is offering you can go to the city's website for all the details. It is good to see that DeKalb recognized the fact that something needs to be done to spur new home construction.
2nd item is the Planning Commission in Sycamore will be meeting tonight at the 7:00 pm to discuss the change to the ordinance that pertains to Impact Fees in Sycamore.
3rd item is the meeting Tues. morning 7:00 am at the Lincoln Inn. It will be a Meet and Greet for the new Building Inspectors for the city of DeKalb. The actual Meet and Greet will begin at 7:30. Breakfast is on your own. Hope you can make it.
4th item is the Building Board of Appeals meeting. They will be making the final changes etc. to the 2016 Building codes. The meeting is in the council chambers at 9:00 am. All are welcomed.
5th item is that this is the week that the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) will be voting for the DCBDA acceptance into their association. The membership committee votes on Tuesday and the full board on Thursday. We will then be officially chartered association of the NAHB and the HBAI.
I trust that you are having a good summer and keep watching for news from the DCBDA. We have some fun stuff coming up. ... See MoreSee Less
This Thursday 21st is our next Nail Pounders breakfast. Our guests for the meeting is the city of DeKalb. Fatty's at 0700 hrs. We will learn of an incentive program from the city on Impact and connection fees. We would like to hear from you on what you think. Don't be bashful. Speak your thoughts. RSVP's would be great. ... See MoreSee Less