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Business Improvement Levy


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Public Notice is hereby given that the Common Council of The City of Saint John has been requested by the Board of Directors of Uptown Saint John Inc. and intends to consider approving a budget for the designated Business Improvement Area, at its regular meeting to be held in the Council Chamber on January 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm. 


The proposed budget for the Business Improvement Area is as follows:



Special BIA Levy                                 $ 481,997.00




Advocacy                                                    5,000.00

Beautification                                             9,700.00

Clean & Safe Programs                           21,334.00                

Marketing & Communications               129,789.00

Operations & Administrative Exp.         291,174.00

Urban Design & Development                  25,000.00                         


TOTAL                                                 $ 481,997.00


The proposed levy to be imposed on non-residential property within the designated business improvement area is 16 cents per $100.00 of assessment for 2019.


Pursuant to the Business Improvement Areas Act the said proposed budget shall not be approved if objections in writing are filed with the undersigned not later than January 14, 2019 jointly or independently by one-third or more of all non-residential users or by non-residential users who would together be liable to pay one-third or more of the amount to be raised by a levy. 


Jonathan Taylor, Common Clerk


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