1st Feb 2016 Steering Group Meeting

The Steering Group met on 1st February 2016 to discuss the next step of development of the Barrhead Business Improvement District. Minutes are noted below.

Venue: Bluestone Design

Date: 1st Feb 2016

Attendees: Laura Molloy, Paul Santi, Sara Park Patterson, Jeanette Park Paterson, John Park, Bud Gauld, Doreen Rennick.

Presenter: John Hamilton East Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce

Agenda 

• Legal structure
• Consultation of Next Steps document
• Timetable of BID

Legal Structure

John Hamilton, ERCC, presented the existing legal structure of the other BIDs in East Renfrewshire (Clarkston and Giffnock)

The Steering Group were able to ask questions on this and discussed the options for Barrhead.

Options discussed following the presentation were;

  • as a subsidiary of East Renfrewshire BIDs company
  • as a subsidiary of ER BIDs Co but with Directors from Barrhead appointed
  • as an independent BID

The Steering Group felt further information was required and LM will arrange legal advice at the next meeting

Next Steps

This final consultation before the draft business plan is being developed by LM. The projects and indicative costs were presented to the members at the last meeting. The levy required to finance the BID projects was established and the levy bands have undergone further discussion and have been agreed as the following levy bands to be put to consultation in the Next Steps document;

£ NDRV's

Band no.

LEVY BY BAND

Cost per month

Cost per day

no. of businesses in band

0-9999

1

 £             250.00

 £               20.83

 £                 0.68

98

10-14999

2

 £             400.00

 £               33.33

 £                 1.10

26

15-19999

3

 £             550.00

 £               45.83

 £                 1.51

13

20-29,999

4

 £             700.00

 £               58.33

 £                 1.92

9

30-39,999

5

 £             850.00

 £               70.83

 £                 2.33

5

40-49,999

6

 £         1,000.00

 £               83.33

 £                 2.74

3

50-99,999

7

 £         1,500.00

 £             125.00

 £                 4.11

2

100-149,999

8

 £         1,700.00

 £             141.67

 £                 4.66

1

150 - 299,999

9

 £         5,000.00

 £             416.67

 £               13.70

1

300 - 499,999

10

 £       10,000.00

 £             833.33

 £               27.40

3

500+

11

 £       13,000.00

 £         1,083.33

 £               35.62

1

This information will be sent to the BID area businesses and organisation for consultation in the Next Steps Document to be sent out early Feb. Results will be put into the draft business plan which shall be submitted for scrutiny to BIDs Scotland on 28th Feb 2016.

Timetable of the BID

LM presented the timescales for the Barrhead BID to the group and are as follows;

Feb 1st – 19th Next steps consultation

29th Feb – 120 days

21st Mar – 98 days

16th May – 42 days ballot papers out

27th June – Ballot date.

Details of each stage and what it entails are summarized in this document.

Next Meeting

Thursday 11th February

Bluestone Design

 

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