Precincts working on membership fees to fund improvement plans

Pilot Business Improvement Districts have to collect from its stakeholders membership fees before funding the precinct improvement initiatives.
Pilot Business Improvement Districts have to collect from its stakeholders membership fees before funding the precinct improvement initiatives.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

Pedestrian-friendly commercial hubs, art exhibitions and farmers' markets are among ideas thrown up for the nine precincts.

But before these can become a reality, each pilot Business Improvement District (BID) has to collect from its stakeholders membership fees to fund the precinct improvement initiatives.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 18, 2018, with the headline 'Precincts working on membership fees to fund improvement plans'. Print Edition | Subscribe