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BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

BID Board Members

Kelli G Jenkins

kelligjenkins@gmail.com

208-989-0714

John McGee

johnmcgee@cableone.net

Warren Kouba

wkouba@sunwestbank.com

Reagan Rossi

rrossi@collegeofidaho.edu

 

Gregg Alger

greggalger@msn.com

Wendy McClain

wendy.mcclain@hcahealthcare.com

Scott Gipson

sgipson@caxtonprinters.com

Dan Norman

d2knorman@gmail.com

Tyler Morgan

tyler@cgidaho.com

What is a BID?

A business improvement district (BID) is a designated area within which property owners pay a fee in order to fund improvements within the district’s boundaries. It is administered by Destination Caldwell with a BID Board comprised of downtown property owners who have a vested interest in downtown.

 

 

The Downtown Caldwell BID  provides partial funding for the operations of Indian Creek Plaza, including, but not limited to, management and staffing, scheduling, marketing, beautification and programming of year-round events at the Plaza. It is estimated that Indian Creek Plaza will draw between 300-2000 people to downtown Caldwell 250 days of the year, or 330,000 patrons. Based upon projections, it is estimated the first full year of Plaza operation will result in an economic impact of $2.7 million to the Caldwell community from events and activities hosted at Indian Creek Plaza.


All properties within the Downtown Caldwell Business Improvement District are subject to an annual assessment from the City of Caldwell that will be passed through to Destination Caldwell for the management and operations of Indian Creek Plaza. Property owners located within the district’s boundaries will receive the assessment via the City of Caldwell. Assessments are billed in January and are due in full by March 1st.

Learn about Caldwell's BID here:

Services

  • Ongoing funding of operations at Indian Creek Plaza including management and staffing, scheduling, marketing, beautification and programming of year round events at the Plaza.

  • Promotion of public events taking place in downtown Caldwell.

Events

Indian Creek Plaza is a defining an active gathering place for the entire community, a family friendly attraction with entertainment for all ages, an outdoor venue for art, music and other events, and a critical mix of business for shopping, dining and entertainment.

Marketing

Destination Caldwell promotes downtown Caldwell as a shopping, dining, entertainment destination. This will include Explore Caldwell and Nampa Visitor Guide and the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce's business guide to be distributed to visitor outlets, hotels and downtown retail locations.

Communications

Destination Caldwell promotes downtown Caldwell and the Sunnyslope Wine Trail including shopping and dining opportunities, new business attractions, wine tours, and news and information. Destination Caldwell will send out quarterly newsletters to property owners within the District to include downtown updates and information relevant to doing business in downtown Caldwell. Email info@destinationcaldwell.com to get signed up!

Public/Private

Partnership

Destination Caldwell is recognized by Caldwell City Council and Caldwell Urban Renewal Agency as their partner in revitalizing downtown Caldwell. This enables Destination Caldwell to take a leadership role in issues that impact our community and downtown; for example parking, transportation, new business attractions, business retention, vacancy, noise, safety, beautification and other economic development issues.

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