Monthly Archives: August 2013

Diapers or Food – The Wage/Cost Gap continued

A recent study published by Yale University found that 30% of low-income mothers reported that they had trouble paying for diapers.  Diapers cost on average of $18 per week or $936 a year.  For a mother making minmum wage, this … Continue reading

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Senior Citizen’s Center Moves Forward

At the August 20th Work Session, Council approved building a stand-alone Senior Citizen’s Center located in the Idle Hour Park.  The anticipated timeline for construction is 18 months.  You can read the Herald Leader’s coverage here.  You can also read my previous blog on … Continue reading

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From Trash to Treasure

While the Council was on break, several of the aides took a tour of the Recycling Center.  Recycling not only saves landfill costs but Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government can sell the recycled material and make money. In FY 2012-13, the … Continue reading

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