Lexington Fayette Urban County Council


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. 

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council passed a measure Thursday that would affect through traffic in the neighborhood streets around the new Kroger on Euclid Avenue.

The Urban County Council gave first reading to several notable measures at Thursday night's council meeting. 


With a new year comes new additions to the Lexington Fayette Urban County Council, and Tuesday was their first official work day.   While each of them has varying levels of experience, they are led by veteran councilmember and newly elected Vice Mayor Steve Kay.