Urban County Council


The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council approved the budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year at their regular meeting Thursday. 

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council approved the fiscal year budget Thursday night, but during deliberation, there was controversy over spending on the County Courthouse. 

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


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. 

A ten-year franchise agreement between Lexington and Time Warner Cable was approved Thursday by the Urban County Council. 

Lexington's Urban County Council will be a mix of old and new faces.

Funding to construct a parking garage at Lexington’s CentrePointe property may come via the Kentucky League of Cities. 

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Lexington Urban County Council is weighing transparency and practicality as it considers a change in what items need to be publicly addressed at a full council meeting.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Candidates running for election in three Urban County Council districts that make up downtown Lexington sounded off Thursday on issues ranging from public safety, economic development, and local entertainment.