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Imagine Lexington’s Public Engagement Toolkit

While we came together as a community to express our vision and goals for growth in Lexington, the hard part, implementation of the policies that make this vision a reality, is what we currently face. With zone changes, public opposition, op-eds, and conversations happening around the city around our infill and re-development strategy, it’s important...

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New Imagine Lexington Website Launch

On February 28, 2020, the one year anniversary of the adoption of Lexington’s Comprehensive Plan, LFUCG Division of Planning unveiled a new website at www.imaginelexington.com. The goal of the site is to encourage citizens to “increase accessibility, transparency, and public awareness”, and provide a user-friendly way for the public to dig in and interact with the Plan...

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Op-Ed: Community Dinners Again On The Table

This op-ed was originally posted in the Lexington Herald Leader on March 10, 2018.  Last year, thousands of people gathered in small groups all over Fayette County to connect and discuss issues that are important to our community. With nearly 12,000 participants representing every zip code in Fayette County, the inaugural “On The Table” initiative...

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2018 Mayoral Public Forum

As part of our voter education program, we’ve partnered with AARP, Kentucky Thoroughbred Association, Fayette County Farm Bureau and the Fayette County Neighborhood Council to sponsor a free, public forum featuring Lexington’s Mayoral and At-Large Council Candidates this fall.

On The Table 2018

At Fayette Alliance, we know that EVERY voice matters which is why we were a co-sponsor for On The Table 2018 on March 28, 2018. This year, On The Table focused on civic engagement; implementing ideas to create real solutions for our city.

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Rural Land Management Plan Update Approved by Planning Commission

Thursday, the Planning Commission adopted the update to the Rural Land Management Plan. This landmark document was first created and adopted in 1999 to manage our invaluable rural assets. No significant policy changes were included in the update. Work by Long Range Planning to update the 1999 Rural Land Management Plan has been ongoing since...

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Supporter Profile- Liza Purcell van Dissel

Name: Liza Purcell van Dissel Occupation: Commercial Real Estate Agent Proudest moment: The moment I was able to share how great Kentucky is with my friends and acquaintances, who did not have the privilege of being from Kentucky. The first tip off was the “Kentucky Kicks Ass” campaign by Kentucky for Kentucky. If that doesn’t get your attention,...

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Fayette Alliance Announces New Director of Education and Governmental Affairs, Director of Communications

LEXINGTON, Ky., August 2, 2017- Fayette Alliance, a sustainable growth, land use advocacy group, announced today the hiring of Ashley C. Smith as Director of Education and Governmental Affairs and Madeline Vied as Director of Communications, reporting directly to Executive Director Susan Speckert. “Hiring these new positions will allow the Fayette Alliance to clarify communications,...

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2014 LFUCG City Council Election Results

Our City Council representatives determine the planning and zoning laws that define our community.  During this election we focused our attention on educating Lexington’s citizens on where our future leaders stand on key growth issues. We hosted a public forum and distributed candidate questions. We want to thank everyone who participated in the 2014 LFUCG...

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