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.

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. 

The Environmental Quality and Public Works Committee advanced a resolution Tuesday which expresses support for a forest research facility at the University of Kentucky. 

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. 


The Lexington Urban County Council is considering a 12% increase to the city’s sanitary sewer fee. 

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Wanted: someone who knows about the city of Lexington and local government, is a good listener, and is resourceful.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Financial statements for the Lexington Fayette Urban County Government are in good order, according a recently completed audit of last fiscal year. Finance Commissioner Jane Driskell says auditors with the accounting firm Dean, Dorton, Allen & Ford issued an unqualified opinion to the city.

“It’s unqualified in that we fairly represented our financials and that there was no major issue that would lead them to not give us a clean opinion.”