To enable the set up of a Tourism Levy by
endorsing ballot proposals to establish an Accommodation BID. Also
for the Council to vote in favour of the ballot as a levy payer.
Also to collect the levy and accept a voting seat on the ABID board
for its initial 5 year term
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;
Decision status: For Determination
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/02/2024
Decision due: 6 Mar 2024 by Cabinet
Lead member: Deputy Leader of the Council and the Portfolio Holder for Connected Communities
Lead director: Chief Operations Officer
Contact: Andrew Emery, Resort Development and Strategic Planning Manager - Tourism Email: email@example.com.
Secretary of State and CEO of BCP Council
informed in writing of ABID proposal in October 2023, as per the
BID legislation. Hoteliers(levy payers) to be consulted upon in
February / March, led by the ABID Shadow Board. Ballot to form ABID
to follow in April
Key stakeholders: Hoteliers (BAHA),
Destination Management Board, 4 Business Improvement District &
BCP Council are all members of the ABID Shadow Board. Secretary of
State also to be informed of the ballot proposal.