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Pause on ZOTAs in the Rural Service Area Until the RLMP is Updated

Pause on ZOTAs in the Rural Service Area Until the RLMP is Updated We and the undersigned organizations are calling on the Urban-County Council and the Mayor to support an update to the Rural Land Management Plan (RLMP) and pause Zoning Ordinance Text Amendments (ZOTAs) in the Rural Service Area. Over the last twelve months, the...

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Goal 4 Report – The Future of the USB

The Future of the Urban Service Boundary: Goal 4 Work Group LFUCG is currently having the most important conversation related to the Urban Service Boundary since its inception in 1958. The efforts of a stakeholder group called the Goal 4 Workgroup will help to inform decisions made by the Planning Commission and the Urban County...

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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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LFUCG’s Sustainable Growth Study Envisions a Bright Future for Lexington-Fayette County

The Urban Service Boundary protects what makes our part of Kentucky unique–the thriving city of Lexington and the lush countryside and farmlands that make up Fayette County. The boundary was established in 1958 to protect these spaces for current and future residents and businesses by increasing the development of urban spaces while allowing rural areas...

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Urban Infill

Productive Rural Areas: Preserving What Makes Lexington Unique

  Sustainable Lexington, one of the most visible results produced from the urban service boundary, exemplifies the unique character of the county and is one of the major draws for residents and tourists alike. This charm, this atmosphere—whatever you might call it—is centered on the natural environment around us and the abundance it produces for...

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Here’s the Dirt on How We Can Protect our Special Soils and Environment

  All Lexingtonians know that our region is home to legendary farmland. Fayette County and the Bluegrass Region is world-renowned for its horse farms, thriving agricultural crops, and bourbon production. None of these remarkable features would be possible without the nationally significant, prime soils that underly our area’s farms. Importantly, this soil is a major...

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Join Our Team

Join Our Team Apply below to join the Fayette Alliance team as our Communications Manager. Compensation Salary range of $50,000-$60,000, dependent on qualifications and experience  15 days of paid time off plus holidays and an end-of-year holiday break  Competitive benefits including insurance (medical/dental/vision) with company-paid contribution and company-paid percentage match retirement benefits Flexible work schedule:...

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Election 2022 Candidate Questionnaire – Kenya Williams

Running for: Council District 8 Question: What brought you to Lexington-Fayette County? What do you love about our community? Upon graduating from Georgetown College, I moved to Lexington to begin my professional career. I love the closeness of Lexington and I feel like it is a great place to raise a family. My wife and...

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Soccer Complex Updates

Soccer Complex Updates Last Thursday, September 22nd, Lexington Sporting Club withdrew its efforts to develop a soccer stadium and parking complex in the Economic Development (ED) Zone off of Newtown Pike and is exploring other, more suitable options for bringing additional soccer opportunities to our community. The zoning ordinance text amendment (ZOTA) proposed to reverse...

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Election 2022 Candidate Questionnaire – Josh McCurn

Running for: Council District 2 Question: What brought you to Lexington-Fayette County? What do you love about our community? Lexington is a beautiful city that has a blend of diverse cultures and backgrounds but also has a feel for urban and rural life. Lexington has opportunities to offer for college students to raising a family...

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