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Grow Smart Academy Resources

Grow Smart Academy

Grow Smart Academy is a free, four-week program designed to educate Fayette County residents on land-use planning and its relationship to our community’s economic development, environment, and quality-of-life. Local community leaders and experts speak on issues ranging from our sewer systems and green space to local land use and housing affordability. Below, you will find resources from the 2020 Grow Smart Academy.

Planning 101

Promoting Our Farms

Responsible Infrastructure

Growing Our City

Planning 101 Resources

Planning 101 Terms
Public Engagement Toolkit
2018 Comprehensive Plan
Segregated By Design
Zoning Codes
Housing Access Amidst and After Pandemic
Growth and Resevelopment in Nashville
YIMBY for Housing Equity

Promoting our Farms

Agriculture Terms
Fayette County Ag Impact Study
Economic Impact of Equine Industry in Kentucky
Black Soil:Our Better Nature
Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky
FCFB: Clark Family Farms
The Chronicle of African Americans in the Horse Industry
Seedleaf Year End Report
Kentucky Double Dollars

Responsible Infrastructure

View Recording of Session
View LexTran Presentation
View Transportation Presentation COMING SOON
View Livable Centers Initiative Presentation
Responsible Infrastructure Terms
Lexington Area MPO Traffic Studies and Reports
LFUCG Infrastructure and Streets
Cost of Community Services Study
Livable Centers Initiative
Safe Streets
LexTran Bus Routes
MPO Seeking Public Input
Town Branch Commons
EPA Consent Decree
Lexington Watersheds
Lexington City Parks
Extensive Sanitary Sewer Construction On Euclid Avenue Now Finished

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Growing our City

View Recording of Session
Growing Our CIty Terms
Segregated By Design Video
Join an LFUCG Board or Commission
Lexington Infill Projects
Office of Affordable Housing
Lexington Community Land Trust
LFUCG Resident Suport
LFUCG Office of Economic Development
Lexington Redlining During New Deal America
Want More Housing? Ending Single-Family Zoning Won’t Do It.
The YIMBY Act Can Be a Catalyst for Housing Equity
Zoning for Equity: Raising All Boats
Making the Case For More Housing Diversity, Density
The Music City Miracle: Growth and Redevelopment of Nashville, Tennessee
Solutions to Ensure Housing Access Amidst and After a Pandemic