​​​​​​​Second term ballot on Visit Inverness Loch Ness Tourism Business Improvement District

A ballot is to be held on the proposal to renew the Visit Inverness Loch Ness Tourism Business Improvement District (BID) for a further 5 year period from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2024.

This is the second term that the BID is being proposed and the ballot will take place on Thursday 7 March 2019. The count will be held on Friday 8 March 2019 with the result announced at 2.30pm the same day.

The ballot will be conducted by post on behalf of the Ballot Holder, Donna Manson, who is The Highland Council’s Chief Executive, by the Independent Scrutineer, Electoral Reform Services (ERS) of 33 Clarendon Road, London N8 0NW.

The notice of election can be viewed on the Highland Council’s website at:


Ballot papers will be sent no later than Thursday 24 January 2019 to those eligible to vote, for return to ERS by no later than 5pm on Thursday 7 March 2019. 

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 area also available on request from Graeme Ambrose, Chief Executive Officer, Visit Inverness Loch Ness Ltd, c/o Forestry Commission, Tower Road, Smithton, Inverness, IV2 7NL; Email graeme@visitiln.com or tel 01463 219219.

Further information on Visit Inverness Loch Ness Tourism BID can be obtained from their web-site www.visitinvernesslochness.com/

10 Jan 2019
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