About the BID

About the BID

On June 2, 2020, the Omaha City Council approved the North 24th Street Business Improvement District (BID) from Meredith Ave to Cuming Street, the first of its kind in North Omaha.

The North 24th Street BID is the 2nd largest BID in the city of Omaha, 2.3 miles from North to South.

North 24th St. Bid Land Use

What Does a BID Do?

As outlined in the Nebraska State Legislature Statutes 19-4015 to 19-4038, a BID can plan, fund, and facilitate infrastructure projects including:

Maintenance

  • Litter removal
  • Snow removal
  • Weed control
  • Graffiti abatement

Beautification

  • Façade improvement
  • Landscaping
  • Streetscapes
  • Historic signage

Promotion

  • Festivals
  • District banners

Parking

  • Acquisition
  • Operation of parking facilities

Lighting

  • Holiday lights
  • Security

Properties in the BID Area

  • 192 commercial
  • 71 city of omaha
  • 177 residential
  • 65 tax-exempt

505 total properties*
*Includes owners with multiple properties within the defined area.

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BID Board Members

Maranda Adams, Blair-Freeman Group Board Member
LaVonya Goodwin, Goodwin’s Spencer Street Barbershop Board President
Ralph Kleinsmith, Lozier Corporation Secretary
Dr. Ralph Lassiter, Mt. Moriah Church Board Member
Michae Maroney, Omaha Economic Development Corporation Treasurer
Carmen Tapio, North End Teleservices Board Member

BID Association Board Members

Gary Ballard, Assembly of the Saints Board Member
LaVonya Goodwin, Goodwin’s Spencer Street Barbershop Executive Director
Ralph Kleinsmith, Lozier Corporation Secretary
Dr. Ralph Lassiter, Mt. Moriah Church Board President
Ben Swan, Carnation Ballroom Treasurer
Doysa Whitaker, Prince Hall Grand Lodge Assistant Treasurer
Todd DeFreece, Creighton University Medical Center – Bergan Mercy Board Member
Dylon Young, Saint Paul Baptist Church Board Member

The North 24th Street BID Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation with the mission of funding and supporting the BID’s activities.