Transportation America’s 2009 Report on Kentucky

Lexington’s peak travelers experienced 38 annual hours of delay in 2005, while they only experienced 18 annual hours of delay in 1995. Kentuckians produce 8 metric tons of CO2 from transportation per capita, while the national average is only 6.9 metric tons. However, bus ridership in Lexington is up 11.5% from 2007-2008. Read more facts...

Read More

Alliance successfully protects rural landscape at BOA hearing

At today’s Board of Adjustment hearing, The Fayette Alliance opposed a conditional use permit submitted by Bharatiya Temple and Cultural Center, located at 3050 North Cleveland Road. The applicant aimed to construct a 6,000 square foot structure—complete with storage space and bathrooms—to their existing 10,000 square foot church building. The subject property is approximately 10-acres...

Read More

LFUCG Planning Commission gives initial approval for Krikorian development

At today’s LFUCG Planning Commission meeting, The Fayette Alliance conceptually endorsed George Krikorian’s proposed $70 million infill project in downtown Lexington. The proposal aims to revitalize roughly 18 acres of underutilized industrial property along Angliana Avenue. Using adaptive re-use and new construction, the project envisions a movie theatre, bowling alley, grocery store, residential, retail and...

Read More

On June 23rd 2009, the Council unanimously adopted the principles of the Downtown Masterplan.

The Alliance strongly supports the Downtown Masterplan, and aims to participate in those LFUCG discussions that will recommend ordinances and programs to the Council for adoption.  Such legislation will give the Masterplan “teeth” and establish a broad regulatory framework for redeveloping downtown.  We’ll keep you posted. Learn more about the Downtown Masterplan.

3rd Annual Bluegrass International Cup at Polo In The Park

The 3rd Annual Bluegrass International Cup at Polo in the Park, was held on Saturday, July 18th, 2009 to benefit the crucial efforts of Bluegrass Conservancy and The Fayette Alliance. Over 750 supporters attended the benefit at the Kentucky Horse Park’s scenic Man o’ War field, and watched an exciting polo match between Baroness’ Team U.S.A....

Read More

Fiscal Year 2010 Purchase of Development Rights Program Budget Request

Recently, the LFUCG PDR program became eligible to receive a $3 million federal allocation from the Federal Ranchlands and Protection Program. To receive this grant, PDR must receive $3 million in local “matching” funds. If accomplished, PDR would have a total of $6 million in its coffers to purchase conservation easements on Fayette County farms. The Council...

Read More

Alliance goes on Commerce Lexington’s Leadership trip to Madison, WI

Director Knox van Nagell attended the Chamber’s leadership trip to Madison, WI. Madison is a great city with a vibrant, human scale downtown.  It also has a thriving university, extensive bike trails, and a flourishing $9 billion agricultural economy… All it takes is innovative planning and visionary leadership!  Needless to say, The Alliance looks forward...

Read More

Dell Ridge Farm

DELL RIDGE FARM WAS FOUNDED 1999. Frank and Mattie Justice are the owners, and the Farm Manager is Desmond Ryan. Our entire operation is 800 acres of prime farmland, located on Winchester Road outside of Lexington, and in Bourbon County. Dell Ridge Farm East Dell Ridge boards, trains, breeds, races and sells Thoroughbreds. DELLA FRANCESCA,WISEMAN’S...

Read More