Lexington Fayette Urban County Council


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.

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

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


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


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


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.


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. 


Wages and their effect on business were a major debate at the Lexington Urban County Council’s Budget, Finance and Economic Development Committee Meeting Tuesday. 


A Lexington Urban County Councilmember is about to take the reigns of a major city department. 


Officials with the University of Kentucky presented a $5 million construction plan to the Lexington Fayette Urban County Council Tuesday on improving Alumni Drive.