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FY 2015 LFUCG Budget, June 19th, 2014

City Council fully adopted the FY 2015 budget unanimously on Thursday, June 19th, 2014. The new budget will go into effect on July 1st, 2014. The newly updated budget includes all of Fayette Alliance’s recommendations.

FY 2015 LFUCG Budget, June 19th, 2014

Council Member Voting AGAINST Voting FOR Absent
Chris Ford
Shevawn Akers
Diane Lawless
Julian Beard
Bill Farmer, Jr.
Kevin Stinnett
Jennifer Scutchfield
George Myers
Jennifer Mossoti
Harry Clarke
Peggy Henson
Ed Lane
Chuck Ellinger II
Steve Kay
Linda Gorton
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FY 2016 & FY 2017 Sewer Fee Increase

On Tuesday, March 17, 2015 LFUCG Urban County Council voted to approve the proposed sewer fee increase for FY 2016 & FY 2017. While no one wants a sewer fee increase, we applaud council on taking responsible to action to ensure we have the funds to cover the estimated $700 million it will take to fix our sewer system and bring it into compliance with the Federal Clean Water Act standards.

FY 2016 & FY 2017 Sewer Fee Increase

Council Member Voting AGAINST Voting FOR Absent
Vice Mayor Steve Kay
At-Large Kevin Stinnett
At-Large Richard Moloney
1st District Chris Ford
2nd District Shevawn Akers
3rd District Jake Gibbs
4th District Susan Lamb
5th District Bill Farmer, Jr.
6th District Angela Evans
7th District Jennifer Scutchfield
8th District Fred Brown
9th District Jennifer Mossotti
10th District Amanda Mays Bledsoe
11th District Peggy Henson
12th District Ed Lane
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Accepted Section 108 HUD Loan for 21C Development, June 5, 2014

LFUCG Urban County Council approved Resolution 14, accepting a $6 Million Section 108 HUD Loan for 21C’s adaptive re-use of the First National Building on Main Street.

Accepted Section 108 HUD Loan for 21C Development, June 5, 2014

Council Member Voting AGAINST Voting FOR Absent
Chris Ford
Shevawn Akers
Diane Lawless
Julian Beard
Bill Farmer, Jr.
Kevin Stinnett
Jennifer Scutchfield
George Myers
Jennifer Mossoti
Harry Clarke
Peggy Henson
Ed Lane
Chuck Ellinger II
Steve Kay
Linda Gorton
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Allowing Hospice Facilities in the ED Zone

LFUCG Urban County Council approved ZOTA 2013-2  allowing hospice facilities in the Economic Development Zone.

Allowing Hospice Facilities in the ED Zone

Council Member Voting AGAINST Voting FOR Absent
Julian Beard
Tom Blues
Bill Farmer, Jr.
K.C. Crosbie
Chuck Ellinger
Diane Lawless
Doug Martin
Ed Lane
George Myers
Jay McChord
Steve Kay
Kevin Stinnett
Peggy Henson
Linda Gorton
Chris Ford
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Showprop Lexington’s TIF Application for Angliana Ave. Development

The Fayette Alliance supports Showprop Lexington’s TIF application which was approved by the LFUCG Council 14-1 on Thursday December 3rd. Once Mayor Newberry signs the TIF application, it will go to Frankfort for review. We will keep you posted of all progress, and thank you for supporting our town, our farms, and our future. The Council approved the application 13-1

Showprop Lexington’s TIF Application for Angliana Ave. Development

Council Member Voting AGAINST Voting FOR Absent
Jim Gray
Linda Gorton
Chuck Ellinger
Andrea James
Tom Blues
Diane Lawless
Julian Beard
Cheryl Blanton Fiegel
Kevin Stinnett
K.C. Crosbie
George Myers
Jay McChord
Doug Martin
Peggy Henson
Ed Lane
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Pedestrian Oriented Business Districts, October 11, 2012

LFUCG Urban County Council approved ZOTA 2012-12, allowing city council to reduce off-street parking requirements for “Pedestrian Oriented Business Districts.”

Pedestrian Oriented Business Districts, October 11, 2012

Council Member Voting AGAINST Voting FOR Absent
Julian Beard
Tom Blues
Bill Farmer, Jr.
K.C. Crosbie
Chuck Ellinger
Diane Lawless
Doug Martin
Ed Lane
George Myers
Jay McChord
Steve Kay
Kevin Stinnett
Peggy Henson
Linda Gorton
Chris Ford
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2012 Comprehensive Plan, Goals & Objectives

The newly adopted Goals & Objectives specify no expansion of the Urban Service Boundary or Rural Activity Centers into more farmland for development. This measure will preserve our precious Bluegrass landscape in Fayette County, while also encouraging innovative development on roughly 12,000 acres of under-used, vacant, and blighted land inside our current city limits. The Council unanimously adopted.

2012 Comprehensive Plan, Goals & Objectives

Council Member Voting AGAINST Voting FOR Absent
Chuck Ellinger
Steve Kay
Chris Ford
Tom Blues
Diane Lawless
Julian Beard
Bill Farmer, Jr.
Kevin Stinnett
K.C. Crosbie
George Myers
Jay McChord
Doug Martin
Peggy Henson
Ed Lane
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6-Month Moratorium on Big-Box Additions in the 3rd District- October 15th, 2009

Council adopted a 6-month moratorium on “big box” additions that are greater than 25% of the original structure for residential properties in the 3rd District. Neighborhoods surrounding the U.K. campus will be heavily impacted. The Fayette Alliance supported the moratorium for the entire I/R Area (including the 3rd District) as a measure to get all stakeholders–including U.K., developers, neighborhoods, property owners, landlords, and greenspace advocates–around the table to determine long-term solutions to responsibly increasing density in established neighborhoods. Infill redevelopment must and can be a win-win for the entire community. The Council adopted the measure 13-1.

6-Month Moratorium on Big-Box Additions in the 3rd District- October 15th, 2009

Council Member Voting AGAINST Voting FOR Absent
Jim Gray
Linda Gorton
Chuck Ellinger
Andrea James
Tom Blues
Diane Lawless
Julian Beard
Cheryl Blanton Fiegel
Kevin Stinnett
K.C Crosbie
George Myers
Jay McChord
Doug Martin
Ed Lane
Peggy Henson
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Fiscal Year 2010 Purchase of Development Rights Program Budget Request- June 25th, 2009

Recently, the LFUCG PDR program became eligible to receive a $3 million federal allocation from the Federal Ranchlands and Protection Program. To receive this grant, PDR must receive $3 million in local “matching” funds. If accomplished, PDR would have a total of $6 million in its coffers to purchase conservation easements on Fayette County farms. The Council unanimously adopted.

Fiscal Year 2010 Purchase of Development Rights Program Budget Request- June 25th, 2009

Council Member Voting AGAINST Voting FOR Absent
Jim Gray
Linda Gorton
Chuck Ellinger
Andrea James
Tom Blues
Diane Lawless
Julian Beard
Cheryl Blanton
Kevin Stinnet
K.C. Crosbie
George Myers
Jay McChord
Doug Martin
Peggy Henson
Ed Lane
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Water Quality Fee- May 14th 2009

The Water Quality fee is a fundamental, good faith, and equitable first step in addressing our longstanding water quality and flooding problems in Fayette County—as required by the EPA Consent Decree and the 2009-2010 NPDES/MS4 permit. The fee will be $4.32 for single-family homes, duplexes, and farms. Commercial properties will pay $4.32 for every 2,500 square feet of impervious surface on the parcel. The water quality fee passed.

Water Quality Fee- May 14th 2009

Council Member Voting AGAINST Voting FOR Absent
Jim Gray
Linda Gorton
Chuck Ellinger
Andrea James
Tom Blues
Diane Lawless
Julian Beard
Cheryl Blanton
Kevin Stinnet
K.C. Crosbie
George Myers
Jay McChord
Doug Martin
Peggy Henson
Ed Lane
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Russell Cave Glen, February 19th 2008:

Zone change from an Agricultural-Urban zone to an Expansion Area Residential zone for 9 acres of land located at 2020 Russell Cave Road. Purpose of zone change was to construct 47 single family housing units on the property. The zone change failed.

Russell Cave Glen, February 19th 2008:

Council Member Voting AGAINST Voting FOR Absent
McChord
Lane
Myers
Beard
Crosbie
Ellinger
Stinnett
Blues
Gorton
Gray
James
Henson
Stevens
DeCamp
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Ellerslie Place, September 18th 2007

Zone change from a Neighborhood-Business zone to a Mixed-Use zone for approximately 5 acres of land located at 225 Walton Avenue. Purpose of zone change is to construct a $35 million infill project on the property. The zone change carried.

Ellerslie Place, September 18th 2007

Council Member Voting AGAINST Voting FOR Absent
McChord
Moloney
Stevens
Beard
Blevins
Blues
Crosbie
DeCamp
Ellinger
Gorton
Gray
James
Lanes
Stinnett
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Downtown Sanitary Sewer Collection System Study, July 11th 2006

Resolution to execute downtown sanitary sewer collection system study.The resolution carried.

Downtown Sanitary Sewer Collection System Study, July 11th 2006

Council Member Voting AGAINST Voting FOR Absent
District 1: George Brown, Jr.
District 2: Jacques Wigginton
District 3: Dick DeCamp
District 4: Linda Gorton
District 5: Bill Farmer, Jr.
District 6: Kevin O. Stinnett
District 7: Bill Cegelka
District 8: George Myers
District 9: Jay McChord
District 10: Sandy Shafer
District 11: Richard Moloney
District 12: Ed Lane
At-Large: Vice Mayor: Mike Scanlon
At-Large: Chuck Ellinger II
At-Large: David B. Stevens, MD.
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Quest Community Church, July 6th 2006

Text amendment to remove the square footage limitation on churches located in the rural services area of Fayette County. The text amendment failed.

Quest Community Church, July 6th 2006

Council Member Voting AGAINST Voting FOR Absent
District 1: George Brown, Jr.
District 2: Jacques Wigginton
District 3: Dick DeCamp
District 4: Linda Gorton
District 5: Bill Farmer, Jr.
District 6: Kevin O. Stinnett
District 7: Bill Cegelka
District 8: George Myers
District 9: Jay McChord
District 10: Sandy Shafer
District 11: Richard Moloney
District 12: Ed Lane
At-Large: Vice Mayor: Mike Scanlon
At-Large: Chuck Ellinger II
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Kingston Hall, March 7th 2006

Change Economic Development (ED) zone on Kingston Hall to allow residential development on the property.The zone change failed.

Kingston Hall, March 7th 2006

Council Member Voting AGAINST Voting FOR Absent
District 1: George Brown, Jr.
District 2: Jacques Wigginton
District 3: Dick DeCamp
District 4: Linda Gorton
District 5: Bill Farmer, Jr
District 6: Kevin O. Stinnett
District 7: Bill Cegelka
District 8: George Myers
District 9: Jay McChord
District 10: Sandy Shafer
District 11: Richard Moloney
District 12: Ed Lane
At-Large: Vice Mayor: Mike Scanlon
At-Large: Chuck Ellinger II
At-Large: David B. Stevens, MD.
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