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Grow Smart in Your Neighborhood!

What does Smart Growth mean? What does it look like in your neighborhood? Join Fayette Alliance for a discussion on how growing Lexington in a sustainable and equitable way makes an impact on our everyday lives. We know that updating our city’s policies on how we use our land can change lives for the better,...

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Grow Smart 101

Grow Smart 101 is a free, four-week program created by Fayette Alliance, designed to educate UK students on land-use planning and its relationship to our community’s economic development, environment, and quality-of-life and empower them to be active citizens. Local community leaders and experts speak on issues ranging from our infrastructure, like transportation and sewer systems,...

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Mayor’s Neighborhood Summit- 2020

Mayor Linda Gorton will host a virtual Mayor’s Neighborhood Summit, Tuesday, November 17 through Thursday, November 19. This is the second annual Mayor’s Neighborhood Summit for Lexington neighborhoods, but the first time it will be virtual (due to COVID-19 restrictions).  A virtual format will still allow the City to provide information, and to answer pre-submitted...

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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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