What’s Happening Around Town
We want to hear from you!The Reading Downtown Improvement District is working with the City of Reading on implementing Reading’s Main Street program strategy to … Continue reading
Catch this year’s Reading Holiday Parade on BCTV and Comcast!This year’s Holiday Parade in downtown Reading — which was taped by Comcast on Saturday, November 22 — will … Continue reading
Coming in January! Reading Fire & Ice Fest!Get ready! Get set! For the first-of-its-kind wintertime festival in this area! Reading Fire & Ice Fest will make its debut … Continue reading
New! Financial Resources Guide for Downtown BusinessesThe City of Reading has published a new brochure that lists financial, technical and educational resources to start or grow … Continue reading
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Check out “Destination: Downtown Reading!”“Destination: Downtown Reading!” is a new publication of the Reading Downtown Improvement District. This edition includes an article on the … Continue reading
Downtown Improvement District to help with security at Reading Royals gamesRead the Reading Eagle article here.
Reading Downtown Improvement District running scarecrow contestRead the Reading Eagle article here.
Starting a Business in Downtown ReadingCity Pilot Program Provides Extra Incentive for Small Businesses to Open in Downtown Reading
Two new members join the DID Board of DirectorsThe Reading Downtown Improvement District has two new members who have joined its Board of Directors. Catherine J. Cadwell, Gilbertsville, … Continue reading
New Benches Installed in Downtown ReadingTwenty-six new metal benches have replaced decades-old worn wooden ones in the area of Sixth and Penn streets in downtown … Continue reading
A Walk Through History — Reading Quaker Meeting HouseThis view is looking southward to the Reading Quaker Meeting House that stood from 1765 to 1868 at the southwest … Continue reading
Reading Bridge WorkButtonwood Street Bridge Duration: Fall 2014 – Fall 2016 Scope: Bridge will be closed throughout project Alternative: Use Penn Street Bridge as … Continue reading
DID Ambassador Escorts AvailableIf you need a DID Ambassador to escort you while in downtown Reading, please call 484-955-0315. Please be prepared to … Continue reading
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2014 Assessment Information
ONLY E-Check (ACH) payments are accepted at this time, Credit card payments are not available. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause. Checks and money orders should be made payable to: Reading DID
Payment due dates:
2% Discount If paid by April 30, 2014
Flat Rate If paid by June 30, 2014
10% Penalty If paid after June 30, 2014
Optional Installment Plan:
Installment #1 Due by April 30, 2014
Installment #2 Due by June 15, 2014
Installment #3 Due by July 31, 2014
Installment #4 Due by August 15, 2014
Installment payments include a $5.00 administrative fee per payment. Late installment payments are subject to penalties.
D.I.D. Authority Board Meetings
Reading Main Street/Downtown Promotion & Marketing Meetings
The Reading Downtown Improvement District Authority, together with the Reading Main Street Program, routinely hold Downtown Promotion & Marketing meetings to promote downtown Reading.
These meetings, which are held the third Tuesday of each month at 7:45 am., are open to anyone interested in promoting downtown Reading.
The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 18 at 7:45 a.m. at the Outside In, 601 Penn Street, 2nd floor.