Bethesda Beat wrote a terrific story (even with the misspelling of the FOWF’s executive director’s name) about the enabling legislation passed by the state to allow BIDS to be formed, including in the Pike District.
Forming White Flint Urban District Could Get Boost from New State Legislation
A BID could act as “cheerleader” for Pike District, local advocate says
BY BETHANY RODGERS Published:
White Flint advocate Amy Ginsberg daydreams about holding 5K races and happy hours in the area’s Pike District.…
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The following letter was provided to the Montgomery Country Delegation, the Honorable Nancy King and the Honorable Shane Robinson, by the the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee on December 5th, 2016.
Dear Senator King and Delegate Robinson,
I am writing to you on behalf of the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee to express the Committee’s strong support for MC 12-17, to alter the approval requirements to create and expand a Business Improvement District (BID) in Montgomery County.
It was all about the BID, not the bass, at Tuesday’s White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee meeting. Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) have a wide variety of names, structures, funding mechanisms, reporting requirements, and missions, but all BIDs are connected to their local government to varying degrees and provide essential services to their area, including branding, economic development, maintenance, and community building.…