WILL A PBID IMPACT THE EXISTING IDA?
The existing Tulare Downtown Association is an already established district and is proposed to
remain in place to continue its services and will continue to be managed internally. Cooperation
and working relationship with the TDA is needed to make the PBID work successful.
Currently, Downtown marketing, special events and other promotional programs are producedby the Tulare Downtown Association. The PBID Board of Directors will work and integrate with
the TDA to continue and possibly contract certain agreed services. However, the PBID will
replace the TDA assessment charges. Only the PBID property assessment will be charged; not
both. The PBID Owner’s Association will be a new 501 (c) non-profit with a Board of Directors
consisting of property owners, merchants and members at large.One proposal is for the TDA to be contracted with the PBID Board; including a paid Director and
implement the collaborated goals, administration, marketing proposals, tenant relations and
special event programming for the Downtown district. The PBID Board will serve as the main
operating structure and source of the financing for the TDA. This final determination will be
developed by the PBID steering committee and final PBID Board of Directors.
WHAT ARE THE NEXT STEPS?
The next step by the PBID Steering Committee is to talk with you! Your input is needed. Once a
PBID is voted upon and approved, it is not a voluntary program. You will be required to participateand pay the assessment.
Your vote and opinion matters!
The PBID steering committee is working to secure funding for an Assessment Engineer. Once
funding is secured and contract facilitated, the Assessment Engineer will complete the
government compliance components necessary for a PBID Management Plan. All property
owners within the proposed district will be consulted, informed and provided complete materials
regarding the PBID formation and proposed assessments. Would you like to participate?
Once the Assessment Engineer completes the certified assessment report and the PBIDManagement Plan all documents will be presented to all property owners to review. The
Management Plan will be voted on by all property owners in the boundary areas. Government
agencies in the boundary have a vote as well. This election is facilitated through ballot by the City
The goal of the PBID Steering Committee is to contract with Kristen Lowell Inc. in January 2013.
Ballot voting will take place in late 2013. If approved, the goal timeline for the PBID assessment isanticipated to be implemented on tax rolls for mid-year 2014.
WOULD YOU LIKE MORE INFORMATION?
After reading this material we hope to have earned your interest in a PBID for Downtown Tulare.Additional materials are prepared to answer your questions. The project is not complete, so don’t
worry. Your cooperation is needed to put together a comprehensive Management Plan to what
exactly the PBID can do to meet the needs of Downtown property owners’ and final review of the
needed budget. This PBID is Downtown’s way to
Thank you for your time and review. For additional information feel free to give any one of the
steering committee members a call or email.
** A supplemental packet is available upon request