Stirling City Centre Improvement District 2015

Ballot Result

The results of the ballot to establish a Business Improvement District in Stirling City Centre have been announced.

They are as follows:

Number of votes cast 217    
Aggregate rateable value of each relevant property in respect of which a person voted in the ballot £10,852,775    
Number in favour:  101    
Number against:  107    
Aggregate rateable value of each relevant property in respect of which a person voting in the ballot has voted in favour of the proposed Stirling City Centre Business Improvement District  £4,943,200    
Aggregate rateable value of each relevant property in respect of which a person voting in the ballot has voted against the proposed Stirling City Centre Business Improvement District  £5,909,575    

The % turnout was 38% (spoilt 9)

Therefore, the proposal to establish a Business Improvement District in Stirling City Centre has not been approved.  A majority of the Business ratepayers in the proposed BID area who voted, voted in against of the proposal, both by aggregate rateable value and numbers voting.

The total number of ballot papers rejected was as follows:

9Unsigned, unmarked or void for uncertainty

The ballot was run independently by Stirling Council Elections Office.

The Ballot Holder

Stirling Council

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Stirling FK8 2ET