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Citizens Planning Academy 2015


Fayette Alliance is proud to present the Citizen’s Planning Academy, an 8-week course that will educate and engage citizens of Fayette County on the importance of land-use planning, and its relationship to economic development, the environment, and quality-of-life issues in our community.

Mondays: March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; April 6, 13, 20

Graduation: Thursday, April 23

5:30-7:30 pm, The Plantory

See the course agenda outlined below for more details

We are currently accepting applicants for the 2015 Citizens Planning Academy.

Download a Registration Form

If you are interested in participating please download a registration form and return it to our Educational Programming Coordinator, Kathleen Burke, at kathleen@fayettealliance.com or 603 W. Short St. Lexington, KY 40508.

Class Date Topic
March 2 The Foundation: Planning Academy Goals & Objectives
March 9 Planning 101: History of planning in Lexington
March 16 The Question: It’s not if we grow, but how…
March 23 Hand in Glove: Economic Development & Land Use
March 30 Digging the Details I: Housing + Neighborhoods
April 6 Digging the Details II: Green Infrastructure
April 13 Trends: Population + Planning
April 20 Taking Action: Participating in Lexington’s Planning Process
April 23 Graduation

A special thanks to our sponsors who help make this program possible.