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Category: Advocacy

Rare OFC 1993 Bourbon Raffle

Enter to win a bottle of ultra-rare, 25-year-old OFC 93 Bourbon, made under the watchful eye of legendary Master Distiller Elmer T. Lee.  This raffle has ended. The raffle drawing will be at 4 PM on November 4th. To watch, please go to the raffle website or to Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/TheFayetteAlliance. Just 822 bottles...

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Planning Commission 101

The Planning Commission for LFUCG approves subdivision plats and development plans and makes recommendations to the Urban County Council for zone change requests. The Commission also reviews and adopts the community’s comprehensive plan. The Planning Commission is made up of 11 residents of Fayette County. Commissioners are appointed by the Mayor. Two-thirds of the Commission...

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How to Vote: 2020 General Election

Secretary of State Michael Adams and Governor Andy Beshear have released their plan for voting this election. Read about your voting options in Lexington-Fayette County.

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Fayette Alliance Welcomes New Director of Education and Governmental Affairs

August 25, 2020 (Lexington, Ky.)- Fayette Alliance, a non-profit dedicated to achieving smart and equitable growth in Lexington-Fayette County through land-use advocacy, education, and research, has named Ashleigh McGuire their new Director of Education and Governmental Affairs. “We are thrilled to welcome Ashleigh to the Fayette Alliance team,” said Fayette Alliance Executive Director Brittany Roethemeier....

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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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Floor Area Ratio Position Statement

UPDATE: PLN-ZOTA-20-00002 was unanimously approved on June 25, 2020 by the Planning Commission. On August 28, the ZOTA went before LFUCG Council for a second reading. Council decided to delay voting on the issue in order to hear additional feedback from the community. Council will vote on approving the ZOTA on September 24th. To offer...

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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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Support Organizations Making Lexington Extraordinary!

As a non-profit, we recognize that these are challenging times for everyone: our supporters, our neighbors, our government, and other nonprofits that are stepping up to make our community better. We challenge you to be a part of the solution and take a moment to make a donation to a Lexington community organization. Nourish Lexington...

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State of the City Address 2020

Fayette Alliance was proud to attend the 2020 State of the City address by Mayor Linda Gorton at a luncheon hosted by the Lexington Forum, a local civic group. Progress and successes in many areas were reported, including public safety, infrastructure and sanitary sewer projects, economic and workforce development, gigabit fiber and quality of life...

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