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Support Organizations Making Lexington Extraordinary!

As a non-profit, we recognize that these are challenging times for everyone: our supporters, our neighbors, our government, and other nonprofits that are stepping up to make our community better. We challenge you to be a part of the solution and take a moment to make a donation to a Lexington community organization. Nourish Lexington...

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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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Council Resolution Affirms Support of PDR Program

For the first time since its inception, there is no funding for the Purchase of Development Rights program in the FY19 Budget adopted unanimously by the Council on June 21, 2018. The rationale is that there is a significant backlog in pending applications and sufficient funds available to process those applications, as well as new...

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LFUCG Federal TIGER Grant Application

Fayette Alliance supports LFUCG’s Federal TIGER grant application for the Town Branch Linear Park, as this project is an important step in sustainably growing our city and promoting our farms in Lexington. If secured, the $13,180,620 federal grant will combine with $10,970,000 in budgeted, local matching funds to finance $24,150,620 in transportation infrastructure for Town...

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Sewer Fee Increase

On Tuesday, March 17, 2015 LFUCG Urban County Council voted to approve the proposed sewer fee increase for FY 2016 & FY 2017. While no one wants a sewer fee increase, we applaud council on taking responsible to action to ensure we have the funds to cover the estimated $700 million it will take to...

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2015 LFUCG Budget

On June 10th, City Council voted to approve several changes to the FY 2015 budget, including increasing funding for several important rural and urban projects. Following these changes City Council fully adopted the budget unanimously on Thursday, June 19th. The new budget will go into effect on July 1st, 2014. The newly updated budget includes...

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We Support 21c Museum Hotel’s Loan Request

On Thursday, June 5th 2014, City Council voted to accept the $6 million Section 108 HUD Loan for the 21C Museum Hotel development. A special thanks to all of our supporters who wrote to council and came to meeting to show their support of this funding. Join us in support of 21C Museum Hotel’s Loan...

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