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    BIDS refuse to give details

    A BID does not like to give details about its spending. You can get general items BUT never specific details. I have been asking the Chinatown BID in NY for specific details on services only to be stone walled. I have spoken to and emailed numerous times for information: Thank you – this is boiler plate information – every BID has the same line items. I want the details please.i.e.Who is paid for sanitation and the breakdown, What marketing – breakdown, Office expenses – ratio of expenses to income – itemized operating expenses WHY? The answer is simple. A BID need to survive. It does so by blowing the proverbial…

  • Stop the Coney Island BID
    3rd Ave BID,  Discussions

    STOP the Coney Island BID

    Seems We are not the only ones AGAINST a BID. Once the costs and the non-value is realized, People are against a BID! Its akin to making us purchase a product we don’t need for want – is that American? Why is it that always a few, want to impose their will on the many? If they believe an idea is GREAT, than they SHOULD fund it themselves and PROVE to us the value with REAL numbers showing how well it works. They will STOP the Coney Island BID and we MUST STOP the 3rd ave BID STOP THE CONEY ISLAND BID! Some merchants on Mermaid Avenue are petitioning to…

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