Decision details

Banbury Business Improvement District (BID) Renewal Ballot

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To seek the necessary officer delegations for the ballot process (including delegation of authority to a senior officer for casting votes in the ballot); and also seek the Member/officer delegations to establish, via a series of officer and member meetings, CDC’s voting position




(1)           That the steps required in the process leading to Banbury BID’s renewal ballot be noted.


(2)           That authority be delegated to the Assistant Director – Growth and Economy; the Assistant Director – Finance, and the Council’s Monitoring Officer to review the draft Business Plan submitted by the BID in order to enable the Plan to be approved as compliant with the relevant BID legislation within the required timescale; or reject it, in which case, it would not be possible to proceed with the renewal ballot.


(3)           That authority be delegated to the Assistant Director of Finance, as the Council’s s.151 officer, to determine the Levy Collection Fee per annum for the next five year term and negotiate as required with the BID.


(4)           That authority be delegated to the Assistant Director - Growth and Economy, in conjunction with the Assistant Director of Finance and the Council’s Monitoring Officer, to enter into and amend any agreements, legal or contractual, between the Council and the BID, including the Operating Agreement; Data Sharing Agreement; and Baseline Statement.


(5)           That it be agreed that all of the Council’s Eligible Votes be used to vote in favour of the Banbury Bid at the forthcoming ballot.


(6)           That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director - Communities to cast the votes on behalf of the Council in the renewal ballot.


Corporate Priorities : An enterprising economy with strong and vibrant local centres;

Reason No Public Access: No

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: nO

Contact: Robert Jolley, Assistant Director Growth & Economy Email: Tel: 01295 221688.

Report author: Robert Jolley, Philippa Tatham

Publication date: 10/01/2023

Date of decision: 09/01/2023

Decided at meeting: 09/01/2023 - Executive

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