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Category: Education

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City Launches Online Platform to Track Land Use and Building Information

The LFUCG Department of Planning recently launched Buildingeye, an online tool to track land use and development activities throughout Lexington-Fayette County. The system allows anyone to track building permits and planning applications. Additionally, Buildingeye allows users to set notification alerts when activity is occurring within a certain neighborhood, Council district, or along an individual block....

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Josh McCurn- 2018 Candidate Questionnaire

Running for: Urban County Council- District 2 Short Bio: I believe in the idea of a better 2nd District. An idea that has our neighborhoods brought together through unity, an idea that raises the bar for our education system instead of settling for the status quo, an idea that foresees safety for our homes and our...

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2018 General Election Voter Guide

It’s important for voters to understand where candidates stand on the most pressing growth issues facing our community. That’s why AARP Kentucky, Fayette Alliance, Fayette County Farm Bureau, Fayette County Neighborhood Council, Kentucky Thoroughbred Association, the Lexington Public Library, and WKYT partnered to help voters learn more about the candidates before the upcoming election on...

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Kathy Plomin- 2018 Candidate Questionnaire

Running for: Urban County Council- District 12 Short Bio: I am seeking a second term as Lexington’s 12th District’s Councilmember. For 21 years I was the Vice President/Sales / Marketing at WKYT-TV. At WKYT I served as the national Chair of the CBS Sales and Marketing Council. In 2000, I was named President/ CEO of the...

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Monteia Mundy Owenby- 2018 Candidate Questionnaire

Running for: Urban County Council- District 12 Short Bio: Monteia has lived in the 12th District for 24 years and fully understands its diverse nature. She grew up in the Hartland subdivision and currently resides on a small farm near Raven Run Nature Sanctuary. Monteia has been involved in her community since well before she could...

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Jennifer Reynolds- 2018 Candidate Questionnaire

Running for: Urban County Council- District 11 Short Bio: Jennifer Reynolds loves meeting new people and working with diverse populations. She is the outreach director with Bluegrass Youth Ballet and in 2013 started a bilingual outreach program in the 11th District’s Valley Park. Jennifer is also fluent in Spanish and a qualified medical interpreter. Jennifer grew...

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Sandy Shafer- 2018 Candidate Questionnaire

Running for: Urban County Council- District 11 Short Bio: I am Sandy Shafer, 11th District candidate for Councilmember. I am a lifelong Lexingtonian who has always been interested in the welfare of my community. I am a graduate of Clays Mill, Jessie Clark, Lafayette High School and attended UK. I still participate in the UK Alumni...

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Jennifer Mossotti- 2018 Candidate Questionnaire

Running for: Urban County Council- District 9 Short Bio: I have served on the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council representing the 9th District from 1997-2004 and from 2012 to the present. As the current Chairperson of the Council’s Planning & Public Safety Committee, I am keenly aware of the importance of smart growth, safer neighborhoods, clean, well-maintained...

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Jacob Glancy- 2018 Candidate Questionnaire

Running for: Urban County Council- District 9 Short Bio: Hi, i’m Jacob Glancy. I filed to run for Urban County Council for Lexington’s 9th District. I have lived on the south side of Lexington all of my life and recently moved to Stonewall with my wife and two young children. I am a family man, business...

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Christian Motley- 2018 Candidate Questionnaire

Running for: Urban County Council- District 8 Short Bio: Christian Motley has spent a career committed to education advocacy and community change with experience on the local, state and federal level. He got start as a student leader at Berea College leading a youth leadership program across the Commonwealth. Christian has served in the administrations of...

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