Open Forums

Discuss with us what matters to you

2017 Open Forum Event Details

RAHB is back on the road with our Open Forums this fall! Come discuss with us what matters to you over a continental breakfast and enjoy engaging presentations from local guest speakers. Plus, this Full RAHB Members-Only event is absolutely free! Seating is limited, so be sure to register with kathyr@rahb.ca.

Guest Speaker: Mike Evers

Guest Speaker: Mike Evers

Manager, Planning & Development, Haldimand County

Join us for a presentation featuring a development update with a focus on the large Empire (Avalon) residential development in Caledonia, including some insights into the people moving into the community. Highlights include a high-level summary of recent permit activity and an overview of other programs in the Planning department, including Haldimand’s Community Improvement Plan, work on the new zoning bylaw, updating the official plan, and Haldimand’s economic development strategy.

Caledonia Open Forum

Date:
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Place: Grace United Church
174 Caithness Street East, Caledonia, N3W 1C2

Cost: FREE
(RAHB Members Only)

Time: 9:30 a.m. registration
10 a.m. meeting

Parking: Free (On-site)

To register: kathyr@rahb.ca

Sponsored byWabisa Mutual Insurance Company – Don McEvoy

Guest Speaker: Michael Seaman

Guest Speaker: Michael Seaman

Director of Planning, Town of Grimsby

Join Michael for an overview the current development projects in Grimsby such as the high-density developments in the west-end “Grimsby on the Lake” neighbourhood, the waterfront trail, downtown façade improvement programs, and more!

Grimsby Open Forum

Date:
Friday, September 8, 2017

Place: Trinity United Church
100 Main Street West, Grimsby, L3M 1R7

Cost: FREE
(RAHB Members Only)

Time: 9:30 a.m. registration
10 a.m. meeting

Parking: Free (On-site)

To register: kathyr@rahb.ca

Sponsored by: Verico Mortgage Brokers Network – Margo Wynhofen

Guest Speaker: Mike Evers

Guest Speaker: Mike Evers

Manager, Planning & Development, Haldimand County

Join Mike for an overview of all of the County’s urban communities, with a focus on some recently completed and in-process large residential and commercial projects. Highlights include a high-level summary of recent permit activity and an overview of other programs in the Planning department, including Haldimand’s Community Improvement Plan, work on the new zoning bylaw, updating the official plan, and Haldimand’s economic development strategy.

Dunnville Open Forum

Date:
Friday, September 15, 2017

Place: Grace United Church
301 Broad Street East, Dunnville, N1A 2X5

Cost: FREE
(RAHB Members Only)

Time: 9:30 a.m. registration
10 a.m. meeting

Parking: Free (On-site)

To register: kathyr@rahb.ca

Guest Speaker: Mary Lou Tanner

Guest Speaker: Mary Lou Tanner

Chief Planner & Director of Planning & Building, City of Burlington

Learn all about Burlington’s “Grow Bold” strategy and how the city plans to build up, build smart, and build beautiful. This session will also cover Burlington’s 25-year strategic plan and progress to date, with a look at targeted intensification, mobility hubs, complete streets and complete neighbourhoods. Finally, Mary Lou will conclude with an overview of incentive programs and how Burlington REALTORS® can become engaged and contribute to the community.

Can’t attend the Burlington Open Forum? No problem! Members can also watch the event remotely via Facebook Live. You must belong to RAHB’s Members-only Facebook group to see the feed.

Burlington Open Forum

Date:
Friday, September 29, 2017

Place: Appleby United Church
4407 Spruce Avenue, Burlington, L7L 1L9

Cost: FREE
(RAHB Members Only)

Time: 9:30 a.m. registration
10 a.m. meeting

Parking: Free (On-site)

To register: kathyr@rahb.ca

Sponsored by: Eade Mortgages

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