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Hannah LeGris- 2020 General Questionnaire

Running for: 3rd District Council Campaign Website: https://www.hannahforcouncil.com/ 1. What do you see as the single most important issue facing your district, and what is your plan to address it? In the coming year we have to overcome an economic crisis and budgetary shortfall. As we work to maintain essential operations, I want the city...

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Rare OFC 1993 Bourbon Raffle

Enter to win a bottle of ultra-rare, 25-year-old OFC 93 Bourbon, made under the watchful eye of legendary Master Distiller Elmer T. Lee.  Raffle tickets will be sold October 20, 2020 through November 4, 2020 at noon Eastern OR until sold out. Only 250 raffle tickets at $100 per ticket are available for this bottle...

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2020 Voter General Election Guide

CivicLex and Fayette Alliance have partnered with eleven local community organizations to provide a voter information center for the upcoming 2020 elections in Lexington-Fayette County, available online at Lex.Vote. This voter center includes a ballot generator based on address, a candidate questionnaire distributed to the all LFUCG Council candidates (for both contested and uncontested seats),...

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Planning Commission 101

The Planning Commission for LFUCG approves subdivision plats and development plans and makes recommendations to the Urban County Council for zone change requests. The Commission also reviews and adopts the community’s comprehensive plan. The Planning Commission is made up of 11 residents of Fayette County. Commissioners are appointed by the Mayor. Two-thirds of the Commission...

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Creating a Neighborhood Association

A neighborhood association is a group of homeowners, renters, apartment dwellers, and representatives from neighborhood businesses, churches, and schools who organize to improve conditions in the neighborhood. When you start a neighborhood association, the people in your neighborhood get a chance to decide what needs to be done and work together to make it happen....

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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. Read about your voting options in Lexington-Fayette County.

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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.