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Benson BID to Meet Jan. 9


The Benson Business Improvement District will meet Friday, Jan. 9, from 11:30am to 1:00pm at the Benson Community Center. The agenda is as follows: – Review and approval of minutes – Review of financial statement – 2015 streetscape project update – New economic development project in Benson: Chris Erickson from City Ventures – Sunco bid […]

Benson BID to meet Dec. 5


The Benson Business Improvement District will meet Friday, Dec. 5, from 11:30am to 1:00pm at the Benson Community Center. The agenda is as follows: – Review and approval of minutes – Review of financial statement – Report on banner design ideas – Annual report – 2015 budget – Other business The public is welcome to […]

Benson BID to Meet Nov. 14


The Benson Business Improvement District will meet Friday, Nov. 14, from 11:30am to 1:00pm at the Benson Community Center. The agenda is as follows: 1. Review and approval of minutes 2. Review of financial statement 3. Banner design 4. Merchants parking lot 5. 2015 budget 6. Letter re: police patrol in Benson 7. Farmers Market […]

BBA Elects Officers for 2015


The Benson Business Association elected its 2015 slate of officers at its Oct. 21 meeting. They are: President Samantha Blackwell Parlour 1887 First Vice President D’Ann Lonowski Mint Design Group Second Vice President Shaunna Boley Immanuel Lutheran Church Secretary Brian Fitzpatrick Edward D. Jones Treasurer Steve Berggren Bank of the West The Benson Business Association […]

Public Meeting on Streetscape Project Oct. 29


The City of Omaha and the Benson Business Improvement District will hold an informational meeting on the proposed renovation of Maple Street Wednesday, Oct. 29. The event will be held from 6:30 to 7:30pm at the Benson Community Center, 6008 Maple St. The renovation project, set to begin in the spring of 2015, will include the […]

BBA to Meet Oct. 21, 2015 Officers to Be Elected


The Benson Business Association (BBA) will meet Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the Benson Library from noon to 1:00pm. The agenda will include the election of officers for 2015 by a members-only vote. Nominations for the following positions are currently being accepted: President Duties: (run monthly meeting, organize agenda and arrange for speakers) Time commitment: 2 […]

Funding Secured for Business District Renovation


Omaha City Council President Pete Festersen and the Benson Business Improvement District (BID) have announced that the $1.3 million needed to complete the Benson Business District renovation has been secured. As a result, the project will be constructed in the spring of 2015. “This takes the momentum we’ve created in Benson to the next level and […]

BID Meeting Oct. 3


The Benson Business Improvement District (BID) will meet Friday, Oct. 3, from 11:30am to 1:00pm at the Benson Community Center. On the agenda: Update on funding for Maple Street renovation Police patrol in Benson Benson page in the Omaha Visitors Guide Purchase of bottom brackets for banners Green Business Challenge Downtownbenson.com web site Neighborhood smart […]

Benson BID Honored with 2014 Civic Leaf


The Benson Business Improvement District (BID) is the 2014 recipient of Omaha by Design’s 2014 Civic Leaf. The honor recognizes an individual, organization or business that has worked to define and improve the metropolitan area’s civic places and public image. It was presented to representatives of the group at the May 21 meeting of the […]