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Matt Miniard- 2018 Primary Candidate Questionnaire

Running for: Urban County Council At-Large 1. What is the biggest challenge and opportunity facing the city of Lexington and your district (if applicable)? SOCIAL EQUALITY; LACK OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING, SOCIAL JUSTICE, LACK THEIR OF 2. The newly adopted Goals and Objectives of the 2018 Comprehensive Plan prioritize infill/redevelopment as a primary strategy to accommodate...

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Ike Lawrence- 2018 Primary Candidate Questionnaire

Running for: Mayor of Lexington View Candidate Website: https://www.ilikeikeformayor.com/ 1. What is the biggest challenge and opportunity facing the city of Lexington and your district (if applicable)? The biggest challenge is addressing the murders of 25-30 youth on the North End and the 70 overdoses, also mostly on the north end of town. 2. The newly...

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Kevin O. Stinnett- 2018 Primary Candidate Questionnaire

Running for: Mayor of Lexington Candidate Website: https://www.stinnettformayor.com/ 1. What is the biggest challenge and opportunity facing the city of Lexington and your district (if applicable)? Crime, and specifically the opioid crisis, is the biggest challenge facing Lexington today. Our number one responsibility in local government is to preserve and protect the safety of our homes,...

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Harry Clarke- 2018 Primary Candidate Questionnaire

Running for: Urban County Council At-Large Candidate Website: https://clarkeforcouncil.com/ 1. What is the biggest challenge and opportunity facing the city of Lexington and your district (if applicable)? Lexington’s expected growth in population in the next few years will demand some of the most critical and controversial decisions our Lexington/Fayette County government has considered since its charter....

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Arnold L. Farr- 2018 Primary Candidate Questionnaire

Running for: Urban County Council At-Large Candidate Website: https://arnoldfarr.com/ 1. What is the biggest challenge and opportunity facing the city of Lexington and your district (if applicable)? There are several challenges with are also opportunities facing Lexington. First, the city is growing at a rate of twenty thousand persons per year. The challenge here is accommodating...

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Adrian Wallace- 2018 Primary Candidate Questionnaire

Running for: Urban County Council At-Large Candidate Website: http://www.wallaceforlexington.com/aboutadrian.html 1. What is the biggest challenge and opportunity facing the city of Lexington and your district (if applicable)? The greatest challenge and opportunity facing Lexington today is the number 83. 83% of our entire General Fund budget comes from payroll taxes. Approximately 75% of the General Fund...

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David Jones- 2018 Primary Candidate Questionnaire

Running for: Urban County Council 11th District Candidate Website: http://www.davidisbetter.com/ 1. What is the biggest challenge and opportunity facing the city of Lexington and your district (if applicable)? We must create more and higher paying jobs so that we can grow our payroll tax based revenues without increasing taxes as a city. For the 11th district,...

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Jennifer Reynolds- 2018 Primary Candidate Questionnaire

Running for: Urban County Council 11th District Candidate Website: http://reynoldsfor11th.com/ 1. What is the biggest challenge and opportunity facing the city of Lexington and your district (if applicable)? As I converse with people in my community, I have noticed that each resident has a very personal idea of what the most important challenge is facing Lexington...

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Charles A. Lloyd- 2018 Primary Candidate Questionnaire

Running for: Urban County Council 11th District Candidate Website: https://www.facebook.com/Charles-A-Lloyd-for-District-11-Council-157987814909130/ 1. What is the biggest challenge and opportunity facing the city of Lexington and your district (if applicable)? Probably the largest threat to Lexington, KY is a lack of reasonable paying jobs. This has led to a disparity of housing between super high end housing, and...

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Sandy Shafer- 2018 Primary Candidate Questionnaire

Running for: Urban County Council 11th District Candidate Website: http://www.electsandy.com/ 1. What is the biggest challenge and opportunity facing the city of Lexington and your district (if applicable)? The 11th District is a very diverse district. The biggest challenge for the district are safe and affordable housing, jobs, and education for ALL its people; and yet...

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