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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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State of the City Address 2020

Fayette Alliance was proud to attend the 2020 State of the City address by Mayor Linda Gorton at a luncheon hosted by the Lexington Forum, a local civic group. Progress and successes in many areas were reported, including public safety, infrastructure and sanitary sewer projects, economic and workforce development, gigabit fiber and quality of life...

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SRA 2019-1: Amendment to Article 6: Sidewalks and Shared Use Paths

UPDATE: On October 10, 2019, the Council approved the proposed update to the Subdivision Regulations discussed below. The Division of Engineering published Standard Drawing and Roadway Manual updates reflecting those changes last week, and pursuant to questions regarding the effective date of said changes, it has been determined that the requirements will apply to any...

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Expedited Zoning Process (ZOTA 2019-2)

This ZOTA would change the current zone change process in the following ways: Planning Commission’s (“Commission”) action relating to a proposed zone change shall become final and the zone change shall be automatically implemented unless, within 21 days after the final vote by Planning Commission: Any “aggrieved person” files a written request with the Commission...

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Equine Industry a Leading Sector in Central Kentucky

Our irreplaceable Bluegrass assets–the prime soils and farmland that surround Lexington–significantly impact not only our quality of life, but serve as an important economic engine in our community. Research shows that in Fayette County alone, agriculture has a $2.3 billion economic impact. In addition, 1 in 12 jobs in Fayette County are supported by agriculture....

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ADU Text Amendment Position Statement

UPDATE 10/21/2019: The revised ADU ordinance was passed unanimously by Planning Commission at a Special Hearing on Monday, October 21, 2019.  Pursuant to community feedback and an extended period for additional public comment, Planning Staff provided creative and innovative text as potential updates to the original proposed ADU ordinance language. The amended ordinance language was...

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CPA 2.0 Alumni Events

We invite Citizens' Planning Academy alumni, plus guests and prospective CPA attendees, to join Fayette Alliance for an evening of conversation with a local land-use expert, networking, and local issue discussion at our CPA 2.0 events.