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Election 2022 Candidate Questionnaire – Hannah LeGris

Running for: Council District 3 Does this candidate have a Primary Election on Tuesday, May 17, 2022? No Question: What brought you to Lexington-Fayette County? What do you love about our community? I first came to Lexington as an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer to do a term of service at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and...

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Election 2022 Candidate Questionnaire – Dave Sevigny

Running for: Council District 10 Does this candidate have a Primary Election on Tuesday, May 17, 2022? No Question: What brought you to Lexington-Fayette County? What do you love about our community? I moved to Lexington right out of college in 1985 and never wanted to leave. My wife, Paula, and I lived and raised...

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Election 2022 Candidate Questionnaire – Brack Marquette

Running for: Council District 4 Does this candidate have a Primary Election on Tuesday, May 17, 2022? Yes Question: What brought you to Lexington-Fayette County? What do you love about our community? I moved to Lexington in 1983 after joining Gov. Collins’ administration.. I am a native of Williamstown in No Kentucky, went to Georgetown...

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Election 2022 Candidate Questionnaire – Dan Wu

Running for: Council At-Large Does this candidate have a Primary Election on Tuesday, May 17, 2022? Yes Question: What brought you to Lexington-Fayette County? What do you love about our community? A job opportunity for my father at the University of Kentucky brought our family here in the late ‘80s. I moved away for about...

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Election 2022 Candidate Questionnaire – Linda Gorton

Running for: Mayor Does this candidate have a Primary Election on Tuesday, May 17, 2022? Yes Question: What brought you to Lexington-Fayette County? What do you love about our community? Like many people in our City, I originally came to Lexington to attend the University of Kentucky. It had, and still has, an excellent College...

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Thinking Outside the Box About Affordable Housing

Experts agree that the housing shortage in Lexington—and across the country—is primarily due to a lack of affordable, attainable housing. Proponents of expanding the Lexington Urban Service Boundary (USB) often want to claim more of Lexington’s productive farmland to build single-family detached housing, the sort of sprawling suburbs found in areas around Hamburg and off...

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Urban Service Boundary

10 FAQs About the Lexington Urban Service Boundary

The Lexington Urban Service Boundary, although frequently debated, is often misunderstood. It’s part of our mission to educate the community about how and why smart growth improves the quality of life for all residents. Here are 10 frequently asked questions about the Lexington Urban Service Boundary.   1. What is the Urban Service Boundary? First implemented...

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Infill & Redevelopment

The question is not if we grow, it’s how. With a dedication to long-term planning, we envision growth that’s thoughtful and equitable, with a sustainable approach that makes the most of the land we have through infill and redevelopment.   Infill and redevelopment within Lexington’s Urban Service Boundary (USB) is the growth strategy set forth in...

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Urban Service Boundary

The Urban Service Boundary and the Future of Lexington-Fayette County

If you asked ten people what makes Lexington-Fayette County such a special place, you might receive ten different answers. It’s bourbon country, horse country, home to great industries and educational institutions. Like any good bourbon, Lexington’s distinct appeal comes from its blend and balance, which is largely supported by a unique feature: the Urban Service...

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