Hey there, you probably just saw a sticker and were curious…
A B.I.D. is short for a “Business Improvement District”, it’s a special taxing district that will rob power, tax dollars and representation from Rochester’s people and put it in the hands of wealthy landowners.
- The future of Rochester is everyone’s business.
- The BID structure robs power, tax dollars, and representation from Rochester’s people.
- The RDDC, a self-serving special interest group, undermines community relationships with their bullying for a BID.
- Stopping the BID legislation is crucial since the structure and format of a BID cannot be altered by council.