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Author: Fayette Alliance

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Parking ZOTA Position Statement

UPDATE: PLN-ZOTA-20-00003: ARTICLE 8 and 16 was approved by the Planning Commission in July 2020 and will go to the LFUCG Council next. Fayette Alliance submitted a position statement on July 21, 2020 with respect to PLN-ZOTA-20-00003: ARTICLE 8 and 16, a petition for a Zoning Ordinance text amendment to revise parking requirements for mixed-income...

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Citizens’ Planning Academy 2020 Resources

Citizens’ Planning Academy is a free, four-week program that educates participants about the importance of land-use planning and its relationship to economic development, the environment, and quality-of-life issues in our community.

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How to Find Planning Commission Meeting Results

Imagine Lexington, also known as the LFUCG Long Range Planning staff, has committed to making information about development projects more accessible to the public. This is based on feedback gathered during their work on the Public Engagement Toolkit. To fulfill that commitment, Imagine Lexington will begin sharing a summary of Planning Commission actions the day following...

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Floor Area Ratio Position Statement

UPDATE: PLN-ZOTA-20-00002 was unanimously approved on June 25, 2020. Dear Chairman Owens and Planning Commission Members, Please accept this letter on behalf of the Fayette Alliance with respect to PLN-ZOTA-20-00002: ARTICLE 8 – FLOOR AREA RATIO (FAR) UPDATES FOR R-3, R-4, AND R-5 ZONES, a petition for a Zoning Ordinance text amendment to update Article...

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Fayette Alliance Statement on Racism

We at Fayette Alliance stand in solidarity with the Black community, with those fighting for justice and equality, and against racism in all of its forms. We believe Black Lives Matter. We pride ourselves on responsibly growing our city and promoting our farms, and we acknowledge that deeply rooted in the institutions this work involves...

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LFUCG 2020-2021 Budget

Mayor Gorton’s budget address was much different than years past, as the city is currently facing a $40M projected revenue shortfall. A significant shortfall (approximately $9M) was already expected, but exacerbated by the impacts of COVID-19 on our entire community, and specifically, our businesses, from which comes the majority of city revenue. Cuts were made...

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Hannah LeGris- 2020 Primary Questionnaire

Running for: 3rd District Council Campaign Website: https://www.hannahforcouncil.com/ 1. What do you see as the single most important issue facing your district? The most important issue in our district is the same one affecting the entire nation. We will need to overcome a huge economic crisis and budgetary shortfall. Much of our work must focus...

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2020 Primary Voter Election Guide

CivicLex and Fayette Alliance have partnered with ten local community organizations to provide a voter information center for the upcoming 2020 elections in Lexington-Fayette County, available online at Lex.Vote. This primary voter center includes a ballot generator based on address, an eleven-question candidate questionnaire distributed to the primary LFUCG Council candidates, and a guide to...

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