The ballot

Ballot timetable

Activity TIME (if applicable) Date
Notice of Ballot published and sent out to voters 19 February 2018
Ballot pack and Business Plan sent out to voters 5 March 2018
Proxy appointment deadline 5pm 30 March 2018
First day to apply for a replacement for a lost/not received ballot paper 3 April 2018
Proxy cancellation deadline 5pm 4 April 2018
Last day to apply for a replacement spoilt ballot paper 4 April 2018
Day of ballot (Last day to receive ballots) 5pm 9 April 2018
Result of ballot 10 April 2018

The Notice of Ballot is to be published on 19 February and can be downloaded from the link at the bottom of this page.  Also available for download is the geographical area of the ballot which explains who is eligible to take part.

The last day to receive ballot papers will be the 9 April 2018. The votes will be counted and the results announced on the 10 April 2018.

The count of ballot papers

For a BID to be successful there must be a majority of those voting in favour both in terms of numbers voting and also the rateable value represented by those voting.

Ballot papers will be counted on 10 April 2018 and the results declared shortly after.  Results will be displayed on this website.

Notice of ballot

Morpeth BID area