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01 March 2019

Salisbury Business Improvement District (BID) Ballot Result

Salisbury BID (the proposer) put forward a proposal to renew a Business Improvement District in Salisbury.

The ballot was conducted entirely by post by the agent of the ballot holder (Wiltshire Council), Electoral Reform Services.

  • The timetable for the ballot was:
  • Notification of Ballot Thursday 17 January 2019
  • Despatch of Ballot Papers Wednesday 30 January 2019
  • Proxy Appointment Deadline Monday 18 February 2019
  • Close of Ballot Thursday 28 February 2019
  • Issue of Result Friday 1 March 2019

The Notice of Ballot was published on Thursday 17 January 2019 and can be viewed at the bottom of this page.  This notice details the geographical area of the ballot and explains who was eligible to take part.

The ballot took place on 28 February 2019.

For a BID ballot to be successful there must be a majority of those voting in favour both in terms of numbers voting and also the rateable value represented by those voting.

Ballot papers were counted on 1 March 2019 and the result of the ballot is as follows:

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 2003
BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS (ENGLAND) REGULATIONS 2004
BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT FOR SALISBURY
DECLARATION OF RESULT 01/03/2019

As an agent of the ballot holder for the Salisbury Business Improvement District ballot I certify as follows:

Total number of votes cast in the ballot, excluding any given on ballot papers rejected: 339

Aggregate rateable value of each hereditament in respect of which a person voted in the ballot: £16,319,300

Total number of votes cast in favour of the proposed Business Improvement District for Salisbury: 307

Aggregate rateable value of each hereditament in respect of which a person voting in the ballot has voted in favour of the proposed Business Improvement District for Salisbury: £15,115,050

I hereby declare that the proposal to renew a Business Improvement District for Salisbury is approved. A majority of the Business ratepayers in the proposed BID area who voted, voted in favour of the proposal, both by aggregate rateable value and numbers voting.

William Olive
Deputy Manager, Electoral Reform Services

Notes:
The total number of ballot papers rejected was as follows:
6 Unsigned, unmarked or void for uncertainty
Total: 6

Last updated: 1 March 2019 | Last reviewed: 1 March 2019

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