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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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Fayette Alliance Board Member Stan Harvey Named AICP Fellow

Fayette Alliance Board Member Stan Harvey, Lexington principal of the Atlanta-based urban planning firm Lord Aeck Sargent, was recently named a 2020 American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Fellow. This is the AICP’s highest honor and recognizes Stan’s outstanding achievements in urban planning. Fayette Alliance is so grateful for Stan’s continued dedication to smart growth...

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Imagine Lexington’s Public Engagement Toolkit

While we came together as a community to express our vision and goals for growth in Lexington, the hard part, implementation of the policies that make this vision a reality, is what we currently face. With zone changes, public opposition, op-eds, and conversations happening around the city around our infill and re-development strategy, it’s important...

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New Imagine Lexington Website Launch

On February 28, 2020, the one year anniversary of the adoption of Lexington’s Comprehensive Plan, LFUCG Division of Planning unveiled a new website at www.imaginelexington.com. The goal of the site is to encourage citizens to “increase accessibility, transparency, and public awareness”, and provide a user-friendly way for the public to dig in and interact with the Plan...

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Citizens’ Planning Academy 2019 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.

CPA Attendees from 2018

Citizens’ Planning Academy

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.

CPA Attendees from 2018

Citizens’ Planning Academy Application 2019

Submit an application to attend Citizens’ Planning Academy, July 16, 23, 30, and August 6 at the Red Mile Clubhouse, below. Attendees that complete all four weeks of CPA will receive a free General Admission ticket to Railbird Festival, August 10-11, 2019 at Keeneland. Applications for Citizens’ Planning Academy are no longer being accepted. Acceptance...

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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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