Monthly Archives: March 2012

Lexington Downtown Development Authority

The Lexington Downtown Development Authority (DDA) was founded in December of 2001 to direct redevelopment initiatives in the downtown.  Its goals are to implement and update the Downtown Master Plan, coordinate information, and serve as a resource.  During my Council Comments … Continue reading

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Crime Statistic Information

Residents can now find out more information about crimes in their neighborhoods and even sign up for alerts about recent crime activity on RAIDS Online.  Data from the LFUCG Police Department is uploaded daily and you can search by distance, crime … Continue reading

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The Budget Process

The budget process is starting now for FY 2013.  Currently, the Mayor’s office is conducting budget hearings in which the Department of Finance meets with all divisions of government to review their proposed budgets.  This year, as last year, the reviews reflect challenging economic … Continue reading

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Fresh Food is coming to the Government Center!

Good news!  Starting in May, the Lexington Farmer’s Market will have a stand in the lobby of the Government Center selling fresh fruits and vegetables to Government employees.  The details are being hammered out but a resolution should come before … Continue reading

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Food trucks moving forward

There has been some good news on the food truck front.  The subcommittee working on a pilot program for the downtown core believes they have an agreement that meets the various needs and concerns expressed.  Under the proposal, food trucks … Continue reading

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First Open Meeting

I held my first Open Meeting on Tuesday, February 28th at the Downtown Library.  Over 20 people attended.  Thank you to all  who came. Those who attended identified topics of interest at the beginning of the meeting and we managed … Continue reading

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