Proposed renewal of the Inverness Business Improvement District
A ballot is to be held on the proposal to renew the Business Improvement District (BID) for Inverness city centre for a third term for a further 5 year period from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2023.
A notice of election has been published today (Thursday, 25 January 2018) and a copy of the notice will be issued by post to all eligible owners and tenants for all the properties they own or lease in the BID area.
Ballot papers will be sent to 652 eligible voters arriving no later than Thursday 8 February 2018 for return to Electoral Reform Services by no later than 5pm on Thursday 22 March 2018.
The count will take place on Friday 23 March 2018 and the result will be announced at 2.30pm that day.
The ballot will be conducted entirely by post on behalf of the Ballot Holder, Steve Barron, who is Chief Executive of The Highland Council, by the independent scrutineer, Electoral Reform Services, London.
The BID arrangements and proposals will be described in detail in the BID Business Plan, which will be issued to those eligible to receive a ballot paper, and copies will also be available on request from Inverness BID Ltd, 17 Queensgate, Inverness, IV1 1DF; email email@example.com or phone 01463 714 550.