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Tag: Infill and Redevelopment

Urban Infill

Productive Rural Areas: Preserving What Makes Lexington Unique

  Sustainable Lexington, one of the most visible results produced from the urban service boundary, exemplifies the unique character of the county and is one of the major draws for residents and tourists alike. This charm, this atmosphere—whatever you might call it—is centered on the natural environment around us and the abundance it produces for...

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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...

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Election 2022 Candidate Questionnaire – Kenya Williams

Running for: Council District 8 Question: What brought you to Lexington-Fayette County? What do you love about our community? Upon graduating from Georgetown College, I moved to Lexington to begin my professional career. I love the closeness of Lexington and I feel like it is a great place to raise a family. My wife and...

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Soccer Complex Updates

Soccer Complex Updates Last Thursday, September 22nd, Lexington Sporting Club withdrew its efforts to develop a soccer stadium and parking complex in the Economic Development (ED) Zone off of Newtown Pike and is exploring other, more suitable options for bringing additional soccer opportunities to our community. The zoning ordinance text amendment (ZOTA) proposed to reverse...

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Election 2022 Candidate Questionnaire – Josh McCurn

Running for: Council District 2 Question: What brought you to Lexington-Fayette County? What do you love about our community? Lexington is a beautiful city that has a blend of diverse cultures and backgrounds but also has a feel for urban and rural life. Lexington has opportunities to offer for college students to raising a family...

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Election 2022 Candidate Questionnaire – Jennifer Reynolds

Running for: Council District 11 Question: What brought you to Lexington-Fayette County? What do you love about our community? I grew up in Central Kentucky, spending time in Lexington daily, and started my adult career in Lexington 21 years ago. After going to school, I traveled extensively and lived in Mexico for 4 years. When...

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Election 2022 Candidate Questionnaire – James Lombardi

Running for: Council District 9 Question: What brought you to Lexington-Fayette County? What do you love about our community? I chose to work here because I chose to live here. Question: Like the rest of the nation, Lexington faces critical challenges around developing adequate Affordable housing for low-income families and increasing attainable missing middle housing...

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Election 2022 Candidate Questionnaire – Preston Worley

Running for: Council District 7 Question: What brought you to Lexington-Fayette County? What do you love about our community? Like many central Kentucky natives, I came to Lexington for college and decided to stay, settle down, and raise a family here. I love that Lexington feels like a small town, but has the resources and...

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Election 2022 Candidate Questionnaire – Linda Gorton

Running for: Mayor 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 of Nursing. I earned my degree and am still a registered nurse.  I...

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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 sent our questionnaire to all Mayoral and Urban County Council candidates and we have posted their responses exactly as...

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