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Christine Stanley – 2020 Primary Questionnaire

Running for: 3rd District Council Campaign Website: https://christineforlex.com/ 1. What do you see as the single most important issue facing your district? The most important issue facing the citizens in my council district is incentivizing developers to develop in this area while upholding parts of the comprehensive plan that seek to preserve and enhance existing...

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Charles Smith – 2020 Primary Questionnaire

Running for: 3rd District Council Campaign Website: https://www.charlieforthe3rd.com/ 1. What do you see as the single most important issue facing your district? The economic downturn is of particular concern to the 3rd district because of the many downtown projects still to be completed. Once finished, downtown activities will become more diversified, much more inviting and...

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Jessica Mohler – 2020 Primary Questionnaire

Running for: 3rd District Council   Campaign Website: https://jessicafordistrict3.com/ 1. What do you see as the single most important issue facing your district? Growth. The 3rd District feels a great brunt of Lexington’s growth, and as our city grows, so does the economic inequality. The racial wealth gap is widening. Neighborhoods are at risk of...

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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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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.