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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

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.

Citizens’ Planning Academy 2019 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.

Keeneland Bluegrass International Cup & An Evening in the Gardens

For the 14th year, Fayette Alliance and the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Foundation will join forces to present the Keeneland Bluegrass International Cup at breathtaking Mt. Brilliant Farm, as well as the 9th Annual Evening in the Gardens the evening prior. More than 600 people attend these annual events to support our world-class city, farms, and healthcare in Lexington, Kentucky.

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LFUCG 2020 Budget Position Statement

Mayor Gorton’s Fiscal Year 2020 Proposed Budget was read for the second time at the Council meeting on Thursday evening, June 20, 2019, and is a difficult budget in light of the fact that Fayette County expenses are rising faster than its revenue. As such, Mayor Gorton has referred to this as a “continuation budget”,...

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CPA Attendees from 2018

Citizens’ Planning Academy

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.

CPA Attendees from 2018

Citizens’ Planning Academy Application 2019

Submit an application to attend Citizens’ Planning Academy, July 16, 23, 30, and August 6 at the Red Mile Clubhouse, below. Attendees that complete all four weeks of CPA will receive a free General Admission ticket to Railbird Festival, August 10-11, 2019 at Keeneland. Applications for Citizens’ Planning Academy are no longer being accepted. Acceptance...

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Brittany Roethemeier Named New Executive Director of Fayette Alliance

March 20, 2019 (Lexington, Ky.)- Lexington-Fayette County land use advocacy non-profit Fayette Alliance announced the hiring of Brittany M. Roethemeier, J.D., as the organization’s next Executive Director, effective immediately. Most recently, Roethemeier was an attorney in the real estate practice group at McBrayer PLLC. “We could not be more thrilled that Brittany is taking the position...

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