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How to Vote: 2020 General Election

Secretary of State Michael Adams and Governor Andy Beshear have released their plan for voting this election. 1. Absentee Ballot: Absentee Ballots will be accepted for anyone concerned with COVID-19. The Absentee Ballot request portal is open now through October 9. Ballot drop boxes will be available at County Clerk discretion if you’re concerned about mailing...

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Fayette Alliance Welcomes New Director of Education and Governmental Affairs

August 25, 2020 (Lexington, Ky.)- Fayette Alliance, a non-profit dedicated to achieving smart and equitable growth in Lexington-Fayette County through land-use advocacy, education, and research, has named Ashleigh McGuire their new Director of Education and Governmental Affairs. “We are thrilled to welcome Ashleigh to the Fayette Alliance team,” said Fayette Alliance Executive Director Brittany Roethemeier....

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Parking ZOTA Position Statement

UPDATE: PLN-ZOTA-20-00003: ARTICLE 8 and 16 was approved by the Planning Commission in July 2020 and will go to the LFUCG Council next. Fayette Alliance submitted a position statement on July 21, 2020 with respect to PLN-ZOTA-20-00003: ARTICLE 8 and 16, a petition for a Zoning Ordinance text amendment to revise parking requirements for mixed-income...

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Citizens’ Planning Academy 2020 Resources

Citizens’ Planning Academy is a free, four-week program that educates participants about the importance of land-use planning and its relationship to economic development, the environment, and quality-of-life issues in our community.

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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 by the Planning Commission. On August 28, the ZOTA went before LFUCG Council for a second reading. Council decided to delay voting on the issue in order to hear additional feedback from the community. Council will vote on approving the ZOTA on September 24th. To offer...

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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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