‘”Our community is not a mall:” Firestorm criticizes BID, calls for public forum’, says the headline on Mountain Xpress a community news site in Asheville, North Carolina.
In an open letter to their mayor community members express their concern about a new BID in their town.
We are writing to you as a downtown business and community space concerned by the proposed Asheville Business Improvement District (BID) that will be considered by City Council on June 12th. As part of a formative network opposed to the BID, we want to share our concerns and extend an invitation to our community forum, to be held on Tuesday, June 5th at 5pm.
Read more here.