• 3rd ave bid budget
    3rd Ave BID

    The BID Budget – no details!

    The 3rd ave BID – follow the money. Their budget shows $45,600 for ADVOCACY. Does that mean we will be paying off our politicians? NOW we know why “they” ARE for the BID They need to prove to us – the people paying for this – hence We need a detailed budget with contracts, vendors and exactly what this will be spent on – we have been asking – if they want out tax money forever – we deserve to know exactly where our money will go. Always follow the money – $155,000 for salaries! $150,000 for trash removal – are you kidding us! A BID IS A TAX –…

  • Discussions

    A BID cannot rent our stores

    Article on PATCH.com – many vacant store fronts in park slope and 5th & 7th – the point is that a BID cannot do anything to help rent those empty stores – they are an expensive powerless entities – A TAX THAT NEVER GOES AWAY AND PRODUCES NOTHING! Ask the HARD questions – how will a BID rent our stores? We want facts not feelings and maybes – show us the numbers of ANY BID that can rent a store for us – we keep our side walks clean, we advertise – WITHOUT A BID TAX! Let the restaurants pay for the festivals! VOTE NO for the 3rd ave BID…

  • Discussions

    Raising the bottle and can tax!

    Another TAX increase! Another TAX increase! Even the bottles we drink from! Whats next – the air – that seerms all thats left! A nun from Spain who founded a Brooklyn nonprofit that collects recyclable bottles and cans is leading the charge to get the state to raise the deposit on the items, which has been a nickel since 1982. This is ANOTHER TAX that allows our government to collect millions in unclaimed bottle deposits. Keeping people in bottle poverty. Who Pays? We do! STOP ANY NEW TAXES – STOP THE 3rd AVE BID TAX!

  • the bid busters
    3rd Ave BID

    The BID committee it speaks!

    Some facebook discussions we had with the BID committee. They Live! But alas no real person they hide behind facebook and will not meet to discuss. I gave them a chance – lets see….. Make a BID on Third Anthony, you are more than welcome to start your own Merchants Association. Create a structure, apply for nonprofit status, collect dues, file for permits, host events, pay for Christmas lights… have at it! No one is stopping you. Good luck. Like  ยท Reply  ยท 1d Anthony Pennacchio Perfect – STOP the BID TAX than! All of that can EASILY be done – we all have a LOT of experience in non profits, working…

  • the bid busters
    3rd Ave BID

    The BID Busters

    We, the people that would pay this BID TAX, welcomed councilman Brannan to 3rd ave and THANKED him for supporting a BID TAX on our properties and businesses! Our meeting with councilman Brannan had a large turnout and some of us posed for a picture. We say NO to the BID TAX. Thank you councilman Brannan.

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