Tag archives: CBID

The CBID and I: Local Businesses Talk Expectations, Issues, and Unity along CVR
By Charles Rous   |   September 27, 2022

The businesses that run up and down Coast Village Road (CVR) make up a neighborhood brimming with pride. There are old, fabled institutions like Lucky’s, generational property owners à la Jeff Harding, and small business owners who took leaps of faith and ended up with dreamy storefronts such as the folks atWhiskey & Leather. The […]

Change is Coming to CVR
By Montecito Journal   |   August 16, 2022

To the Santa Barbara City Council: Change is coming to Coast Village Road (CVR). Good changes that will enhance and beautify CVR to the standards for which Montecito is known worldwide. Coast Village Road is the commercial lifeblood of Montecito. This remnant of old Highway 1 has changed over the years from the sleepy 1950s […]

Coming to Coast Village Road: A More Welcoming Look and Feel, and FUN!
By Sharon Byrne   |   August 9, 2022

Things are looking up on Coast Village Road. Not that the area was faring poorly, by any means, but merchants will get a new boost with a newly formed and approved Community Business Improvement District (CBID). This has been in the works for a couple of years, the brainchild of former Coast Village Association President […]

Coast Village Association Secures CBID
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   June 14, 2022

In a unanimous vote on Tuesday, the Santa Barbara City Council voted to establish and form the Coast Village Community Benefit Improvement District (CBID), an idea that has been in the works since November 2020, brought forth by the Coast Village Association (CVA). The resolution came after a tallying of votes cast by Coast Village […]

CBID Moves Forward for Coast Village Road
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   April 12, 2022

Last week, the Santa Barbara City Council voted unanimously to endorse the Coast Village Community Benefit Improvement District (CBID), an idea brought forth by the Coast Village Association (CVA) nearly two years ago. Earlier this year, 94 property owners on the road received a formal petition for the proposed CBID, the goal of which is […]

Coast Village Road News
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   February 15, 2022

Last week property owners on Coast Village Road – 94 of them to be exact – received a formal petition for the proposed Coast Village Community Benefit Improvement District (CBID), an idea brought forth by the Coast Village Association (CVA) nearly two years ago. The goal of the CBID, which is funded by property owners […]

A New Path for the Revitalization of Coast Village Road
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   June 10, 2021

After more than a year helping many of their business constituents navigate through catastrophic blows to business, the Board of Directors of the Coast Village Association has one primary goal for 2021: To form a Community Benefit Improvement District, or CBID, in order to take control of the street’s aesthetics, safety, and marketing ventures.  “We’re […]