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Tag: Agriculture

Opposition to Soccer Complex in Agricultural Zone

Opposition to Soccer Complex in Agricultural Zone Update as of 6/29/22: A BIG THANKS to each of you for your efforts – whether it was reaching out to Planning Staff, Board of Adjustment members via email or attending the (very long!) Board of Adjustment hearing yesterday afternoon and evening. Despite our best efforts, the conditional...

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Infill and Redevelopment Creates More Housing Choices in Lexington

A shortage of affordable housing is approaching a crisis across the US for many low to middle-income residents.  Housing is defined as affordable when the occupant is paying no more than 30 percent of their gross income for housing costs. City and county governments, city planners, and policymakers are painfully aware that the limited housing...

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Here’s the Dirt on How We Can Protect our Special Soils and Environment

All Lexingtonians know that our region is home to legendary farmland. Fayette County and the Bluegrass Region is world-renowned for its horse farms, thriving agricultural crops, and bourbon production. None of these remarkable features would be possible without the nationally significant, prime soils that underly our area’s farms. Importantly, this soil is a major driver...

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Election 2022 Candidate Questionnaire – Kate Savage

Running for: 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 married a Lexingtonian and moved here from London, England in my early twenties as a bride of two-weeks. So I guess you could...

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Housing & Jobs in Lexington

Lexington’s Urban Service Boundary (USB) is a nuanced topic, complicated by many variables. The most discussed consideration is the implication of the USB on the housing market. Is the USB limiting growth in Lexington? Will expanding the boundary solve that problem? These are important questions, but they aren’t the only questions we need to consider....

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Election 2022 Candidate Questionnaire – Arnold Farr

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? I did my graduate work at UK in the 1990s. I finished my Ph.D. in 1996 and was hired by St. Joseph’s University in...

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Election 2022 Candidate Questionnaire – Charlie Rowland

Running for: District 6 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 am fortunate to have been born in Lexington and raised in Central Kentucky. After living away after college for five years I knew...

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2022 Voter Guide

2022 Voter Guide Welcome to Fayette Alliance’s 2022 Voter Guide! Each election, we educate voters through candidate questionnaires, to ensure everyone has access to where each candidate for Mayor and Urban County Council stands on smart growth issues. We have placed candidate questionnaires for those with a primary election on May 17 at the top...

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Election 2022 Candidate Questionnaire – Rahsaan Berry

Running for: District 1 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 am a native of Lexington Kentucky and have always resided in the 1st District. There are plenty of reasons to love Lexington, Kentucky....

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