Frequently Asked Questions

A business improvement district (BID) is a defined area within which businesses are required to pay an additional tax (or levy) in order to fund projects within the district’s boundaries.

The BID formally incorporated on May 30, 2013.

The North Battleford Business Improvement District covers an area that includes all of 100th and 101st Street properties south of 14th Avenue, extends east to include 102nd Street properties south of 13th Avenue and east to include the south end of 103 rd Street, the properties at the corner of 103 rd Street and Railway Avenue

The NB BID operates with a volunteer Board of Directors, an Executive Director and a seasonal clean team.

The mission of the North Battleford Business Improvement District is to champion the transformation of Downtown North Battleford through investment attraction, signature events and partnerships. Our vision is to make Downtown the place to be; active and inviting boutique shopping destination with a mix of retail, restaurants and events.

A BID can offer many different things to the downtown businesses including but not limited to the following:
 Advocate and lobby on behalf of downtown businesses
 Plan and host activities and programs to attract, develop and retain both new and existing businesses
 Special events and festivals
 Provide welcoming services for public spaces “ambassadors”
 Beautification of the area/ streetscape
 Cleaning services for the area (clean team)
 Façade improvement funding
 Encourage tourism
 Marketing the BID area
 Area branding and promotion

You can contact Misty Lavertu @ 306-481-6243 or email info@downtownnb.ca

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