Monthly Archives: April 2014

Lexington’s Distressed Urban Forest

 My aide, Leah Boggs, recently toured Lexington’s Urban Forest.  Here is her report: The tour was sponsored by the Lexington Tree Foundation and the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.  Parts of the tour were depressing because … Continue reading

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Senior Center Design Presented

Commissioner Beth Mills presented the design for the new Senior Center at the Council Work Session on Tuesday.  EOP Architects and Catlin Petrovick Architects designed the building after a collaborative process that included public meetings and design charrettes.  The design addresses the three most important aspects of … Continue reading

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Dedicated Funding for Affordable Housing

At the Council Work Session on Tuesday, April 15 I moved to put a resolution on Council’s next meeting docket that would provide a dedicated funding stream for the Affordable Housing Fund starting in FY 2016.  Council previously approved funding for FY … Continue reading

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The Mayor’s 2015 Proposed Budget

The Mayor presented his proposed budget on Tuesday, April 8th.  You may find a copy of the budget address and the proposed budget here, you can watch the budget address here, and you can read an article about it here. The highlights include a … Continue reading

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Code for America Call for Participants

Code for America would like to better understand the behaviors, motivations, and needs of Lexingtonians who use city services by interviewing people they haven’t met before.  If you live in Lexington and are interested in particpating in a paid 60 … Continue reading

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Downtown Needs Your Input

The Lexington Downtown Development Authority, the Downtown Lexington Corporation, and the Lexington Parking Authority are asking citizens to participate in a survey about downtown Lexington.  The survey should take about 10 minutes and your answers are anonymous.  You can find … Continue reading

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