• About BID Council

    San Diego’s Business Improvement District (BID) program is a precedent setting collaboration between the City of San Diego and San Diego’s small business community. For over 20 years, San Diego’s BID system has sponsored various activities designed to improve business conditions in San Diego’s older business districts.
    Learn more »

  • Micro District Program

    What is the Micro District Program?

    The City of San Diego recognizes that not all neighborhood business districts may qualify to become a BID, because they lack a “critical mass” of business tax certificate (business license) holders. The smallest BID in the current system has at least 300 assessed
    Learn more »

  • Tree Means Business

    The BID Council runs an urban forestry program by the name of “Trees Mean Business”. An urban forest is a collective mass of trees found within a community’s boundaries, including street trees, privately owned trees, and trees growing on public land such as parks, schools, and institutional grounds.
    Learn more »

Events

    • Thursday
    • April
    • 24

    Board of Directors Meeting

    Little Italy Association, 2210 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA, United States

    BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING APRIL 24, 2014 8:00am Little Italy Association Offices 2210 Columbia Street BID COUNCIL AGENDA 1. Introductions 2. Public Comment 3. Additions to Agenda (5 minutes) INFO ITEM 4. Industry Partners Reports (20 minutes) INFO ITEM a. Economic Development/Office of Small Business - Meredith Dibden Brown b. BID Advocate, Liz Studebaker c. SDG&E- Jane Verbeek Groth d. Accion San Diego- Nick Miluso e. City of San Diego EV program-10 minutes 5. Consent Agenda (5 minutes) ACTION ITEM a. Executive Committee Minutes March (attached) b. Financial Reports March (attached) c. Special Events/ Leg committee meeting 6. Board Meeting Minutes (5 minutes) ACTION ITEM 7. Employee Handbook Update (20 minutes) ACTION ITEM 8. Budget for FY 15 (15 minutes) 9. Form an Ad-Hoc subcommittee on Bylaws ACTION ITEM 10. Presentation on CPC and CP 600-24 changes from Joe LaCava CPC Chair (10 minutes) INFORMATION 11. Form an Ad-Hoc subcommittee on CPC Alcohol issues ACTION ITEM 12. Public Relations Boot Camp/Check Up ( 30 minutes) INFORMATION THIS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE IN ALTERNATIVE FORMATS UPON REQUEST. To request an alternative format, or to request a sign language or oral interpreter for the meeting, please contact the Meeting Coordinator at least five (5) working days before the meeting at (619) 239-2437 to ensure availability. Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) are available for the meeting upon request.

    • Thursday
    • April
    • 24

    NORTH PARK CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

    CVS PARKING LOT S/W CORNER FROM HERMAN ST TO NORTH PARK WAY

    MARKET MANAGER: Catt Fields-White 619 233-3901 INFO@SDWEEKLYMARKETS.COM

    • Saturday
    • April
    • 26

    Old Town Saturday Artisans Market

    Learn more about this event at: www.oldtownsandiego.org

    • Saturday
    • April
    • 26

    PACIFIC BEACH CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET

    4150 MISSION BLVD BETW REED & PACIFIC BEACH BLVD

    MARKET MANAGER: MARY HILLEBRECHT 760 741-3763 PBFARMERSMARKET@AOL.COM

    • Saturday
    • April
    • 26

    CITY HEIGHTS FARMERS' MARKET

    ON WIGHTMAN ST BTN FAIRMOUNT AND 43RD ST ADJACENT TO MID-CITY CAMPUS OF THE CONTINUING EDUCATION SDCCD

    MARKET MANAGER:MALLORY COCHRANE 619 534-1738 mallory@sdfarmbureau.org