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How to Find Planning Commission Meeting Results

Imagine Lexington, also known as the LFUCG Long Range Planning staff, has committed to making information about development projects more accessible to the public. This is based on feedback gathered during their work on the Public Engagement Toolkit. To fulfill that commitment, Imagine Lexington will begin sharing a summary of Planning Commission actions the day following...

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Floor Area Ratio Position Statement

UPDATE: PLN-ZOTA-20-00002 was unanimously approved on June 25, 2020. Dear Chairman Owens and Planning Commission Members, Please accept this letter on behalf of the Fayette Alliance with respect to PLN-ZOTA-20-00002: ARTICLE 8 – FLOOR AREA RATIO (FAR) UPDATES FOR R-3, R-4, AND R-5 ZONES, a petition for a Zoning Ordinance text amendment to update Article...

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Fayette Alliance Statement on Racism

We at Fayette Alliance stand in solidarity with the Black community, with those fighting for justice and equality, and against racism in all of its forms. We believe Black Lives Matter. We pride ourselves on responsibly growing our city and promoting our farms, and we acknowledge that deeply rooted in the institutions this work involves...

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LFUCG 2020-2021 Budget

Mayor Gorton’s budget address was much different than years past, as the city is currently facing a $40M projected revenue shortfall. A significant shortfall (approximately $9M) was already expected, but exacerbated by the impacts of COVID-19 on our entire community, and specifically, our businesses, from which comes the majority of city revenue. Cuts were made...

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Colby Khoshreza – 2020 Primary Questionnaire

Running for: 9th District Council Campaign Website: https://www.colbykforcouncil.com/ 1. What do you see as the single most important issue facing your district? The most important issue in the 9th district is the safety and wellbeing of the citizens in our neighborhoods. What is your plan to address this issue? As property crime seems to be...

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Willy Fogle – 2020 Primary Questionnaire

Running for: 9th District Council Campaign Website: http://www.fogleforcouncil.com/ 1. What do you see as the single most important issue facing your district? Public safety concerns. People should feel and be safe where they live, work, and play. It is exceedingly difficult to attract businesses, home buyers or other investors to cities and neighborhoods that have...

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Whitney Baxter – 2020 Primary Questionnaire

Running for: 9th District Council Campaign Website: https://www.whitneyforcouncil.com/ 1. What do you see as the single most important issue facing your district? Traffic in the 9th District is a huge concern of mine, especially regarding the areas around our schools. In my opinion, the most critical areas are Clays Mill Road at Jessie Clark Middle...

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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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