In preparation for its renewal ballot next year, York BID is conducting a consultation with levy paying businesses. Please take this opportunity to share your views with us by completing the survey below. Your feedback will  help us to develop a business plan for the new BID term and establish priorities for the next 5 years.

We would appreciate it if you would also fill in the section at the end of the form which asks for details of where a ballot paper should be sent.

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* 1. The following sector best describes my business:

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* 2. My business is:

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* 3. I have been trading in the city for:

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* 4. Please rate how valuable you feel the following York BID Appearance & Environment projects and services have been to your business and the city.

  Not very valuable Very valuable
Street Cleaning
Rapid Response Service
Summer Floral Displays
Street Art Projects
Window Dressing for vacant shops

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* 5. Please rate how valuable you feel the following York BID Events & Festivals projects and services have been to your business and the city.

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York Restaurant Week
Yorkshire Day
Hospitality Conference
Sponsorship for Fossgate Festival
Sponsorship for York Fashion Week
Sponsorship for Micklegate Run Soapbox Challenge
Sponsorship for York Ice Trail
Sponsorship for Bloom! horticultural festival

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* 6. Please rate how valuable you feel the following York BID Safe & Secure projects and services have been to your business and the city.

  Not very valuable Very valuable
Street Rangers
Taxi Marshals
Cycle Initiatives
First Aid Training
Safe Places Scheme

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* 7. Please rate how valuable you feel the following York BID Business Support projects and services have been to your business and the city.

  Not very valuable Very valuable
York Gift Card
Business Cost Savings service
Trade Waste
Sponsorship for Indie York
Town Crier
Mince Pie FM Radio (promoting the city centre at Christmas)

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* 8. Please order the following objectives by priority of 1 to 6, with 1 being the most important and 6 as least important.

  1-Most Important 2 3 4 5 6-Least Important
Representing the business community (support trade associations, networking, input on city developments)
Appearance (cleanliness, working with landlords/agents to improve vacant shops, floral displays)
Encouraging the experience economy (support events programme, street art, family friendly, Christmas lights)
Promote green and sustainable initiates (more recycling, accessibility, green spaces/pocket parks)
Promoting city to local audiences (using smart data and targeted marketing)
Safety (street rangers, lobby for better policing of footways, work with partners to reduce ASB)

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* 9. Please share any other activities or projects you would like York BID to consider during term 2.

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* 10. Any other comments?

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* 11. The BID currently generates approximately £800,000 a year from a levy charged to businesses based on 1% of the rateable value on their property. The cost of delivering BID projects and services increases each year due to inflation. With this in mind would you support a small increase to the levy rate?

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* 12. Based on your understanding of York BID to date, please indicate how you intend to vote in the upcoming ballot.

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* 13. Your details

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* 14. Voter details (if different)

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