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Issue details

A Business Improvement District for York: York Business Improvement District (BID)

Purpose of Report: The report seeks to update the Executive on the progress made in the development of the York Business Improvement District (BID) area proposals

Executive are asked to
• Lend their support to the proposed BID for York
• Provide a commitment to maintain provision of statutory services relevant to the BID in the city centre
• Approve the arrangements for the Council to operate the ballot and act as the collection agent for the levy
• Consider the financial implications of the BID and how the Council manages any costs incurred whilst assisting the establishment of the BID.

Decision type: Non-Key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: Fishergate Ward; Guildhall Ward; Micklegate Ward;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/06/2015

Decision due: 30/07/15 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Economic Development and Community Engagement (Deputy Leader)

Lead director: Director of Communities & Neighbourhoods

Department: Directorate of Communities & Neighbourhoods

Contact: Phil Witcherley, Policy Officer 01904 553343 Email: phil.witcherley@york.gov.uk, Penny Nicholson Email: penny.nicholson@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

The recommendations have been developed with City Team York which represents businesses in the city centre.

Making Representations: Contact report author


Agenda items


  • A Business Improvement District for York: York Business Improvement District (BID)  


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