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Executive Director Knox van Nagell Joins UK HealthCare Later this Month

Knox Van Nagell, Fayette Alliance Executive Director, to Join UK Healthcare We announce that Knox van Nagell is joining UK Healthcare after nearly ten years of service as the founding executive director of the organization. As Senior Director of Development, Knox will advance the mission of UK Healthcare through broad-based, collaborative, and strategic philanthropic initiatives....

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Fayette Alliance Awards

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the Fayette Alliance Awards Reception.  In case you missed the fun, we want to congratulate all of our award winners and announce the 2015 People’s Choice Award recipient — The Arboretum! Read more below about the awards and this year’s recipients.   Join us for the Fayette Alliance...

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Legacy Trail Plans Will Be Discussed Open House

Legacy Trail Open House Tuesday, August 25th at 7 pm Lyric Theatre 300 East Third St. Fayette County: Discuss Legacy Trail plans at open house Staff Report, 8.24.15, Kentucky.com The preliminary plans for the next phase of the Legacy Trail are complete and the public is invited to attend an open house at 7 p.m....

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Fayette Alliance Sponsors Art for Oliver Lewis Way Bridge

Through our community grants program, Fayette Alliance is contributing $1,000 to the transformative public art project for the Oliver Lewis Way bridge. Christopher Weed’s art installation “Origins” will be unveiled during Breeder’s Cup, and will be a catalytic investment for urban infill occurring in the Manchester Street area of downtown. We are proud to join...

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2014 LFUCG City Council Election Results

Our City Council representatives determine the planning and zoning laws that define our community.  During this election we focused our attention on educating Lexington’s citizens on where our future leaders stand on key growth issues. We hosted a public forum and distributed candidate questions. We want to thank everyone who participated in the 2014 LFUCG...

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Video of LFUCG Mayoral & At-Large Candidate Forum

Video of LFUCG Mayoral & At-Large Candidate Forum Released! As part of our voter education program, we partnered with Fayette County Farm Bureau and the Fayette County Neighborhood Council to sponsor a public forum featuring Lexington’s Mayoral and At-Large Council Candidates on September 4, 2014. If you were unable to attend the forum, you’re in...

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District 9 Candidate Victoria Fath

District 9 Candidate Victoria Fath: Election Questionnaire Responses What is the biggest challenge and opportunity facing your district and the city of Lexington as a whole? The biggest challenge facing District 9 as well as the city as a whole is the struggle between spending tax dollars on economic development projects versus spending money on...

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Presentation on Homelessness and Affordable Housing Program Development

On April 15th, Planning Commissioner, Derek Paulsen, gave a presentation to the Planning Committee of Urban County Council on the next steps to developing a robust program on homelessness and affordable housing. Topics covered in the presentation include an overview of the Homelessness Fund and Affordable Housing Fund; proposed organization and coordination for these two...

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Citizens Planning Academy 2015

Fayette Alliance is proud to present the Citizen’s Planning Academy, an 8-week course that will educate and engage citizens of Fayette County on the importance of land-use planning, and its relationship to economic development, the environment, and quality-of-life issues in our community. Mondays: March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; April 6, 13, 20 Graduation: Thursday,...

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