Lexington Fayette Urban County Council

Lexington’s Urban County Council approved a resolution Thursday that would raise the city’s hotel and motel tax rate from 6.5% to 8%. 

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It could soon take motorists longer to navigate some streets in downtown Lexington.  The Urban County Council is looking at reducing speed limits from 35 to 25 miles per hour on Jefferson, Third, Fourth, Upper, Limestone, Waller Avenue, Cooper Drive, Virginia Avenue, plus portions of High Street and Loudon Avenue.

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Lexington’s minimum wage ordinance was given first reading by the Urban County Council Thursday. 

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The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council held a second public hearing Monday on a measure that would increase the city’s minimum wage to $10.10 per hour over the next three years.

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Discussion of a proposal to raise the minimum wage in Lexington will continue Monday during a public hearing.

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Lexington Mayor Jim Gray held a public hearing Tuesday on his proposed 2016 budget, and received significant criticism from various social nonprofits. 

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Lexington’s Urban County Council approved the creation of the Downtown Lexington Management District Thursday. 

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Resurrecting a 2013 effort, a large group of downtown Lexington property owners have proposed creating a management district to improve the city center’s environment and services.  Reporter Chase Cavanaugh has the details on how it was presented at Tuesday’s Council Work Session.

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Lexington Mayor Jim Gray unveiled his proposed 2016 city budget in a speech Tuesday at Council.

Three measures given first reading at a previous council meeting were resolved Tuesday, with mixed results. 

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