Decision details

We are Waterloo Business Improvement District (BID) Renewal Ballot Proposal

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for the Voluntary Sector and Leisure

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


A cabinet member decision is required to ‘formally consider the We are Waterloo BID proposal and instruct the Returning Officer to hold the necessary renewal ballot’.

The council is statutorily bound to consider the BID proposal and hold a ballot on the BIDs behalf unless the proposal conflicts any formally adopted and published policy by the council or it is likely to have a significantly disproportionate financial burden on any person or class of persons.



1.         To authorise a renewal ballot for WeAreWaterloo BID.


2.         To request that the Chief Executive as Returning Officer and “Ballot Holder” holds a ballot for WeAreWaterloo BID at a cost of £4,000.


3.         To authorise the Director of Legal & Governance to delegate authority to the appropriate officer complete the necessary legal agreements required for the operation of the WeAreWaterloo BID levy, the ballot and service arrangements, and any other matters required for the WeAreWaterloo BID proposals in consultation with the appropriate officers.


Publication date: 18/11/2020

Date of decision: 26/11/2020

Effective from: 04/12/2020

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