Monthly Archives: June 2015

Minimum Wage Increase Delayed

The Budget, Finance, and Economic Development Committee discussed minimum wage yesterday (6/23/15), following a meeting on March 17th, 2015 and an opportunity for public comment on June 8th, 2015.  The committee packet from the June 23rd meeting is available for reference … Continue reading

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Final FY 16 Budget Update

Today, Thursday, June 18th, 2015, the final budget for the city of Lexington will be on the docket for its second reading before Council.  You can watch it live at 6 pm EST by clicking here.  After a final vote … Continue reading

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Design Excellence Advances from Committee

On  June 9th, 2015, the Planning & Public Safety Committee voted to move the proposed Downtown Design Excellence Standards & Guidelines on to consideration by the full Council.  You can review the meeting materials by clicking here.  The video from the meeting will … Continue reading

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Public Comment Opportunity for Minimum Wage

On Monday, June 8th, 2015 Council will hold a special Committee of the Whole meeting to hear public comment on raising the minimum wage in Lexington.  The meeting will be from 5:00 to 8:00 pm in Council Chambers on the … Continue reading

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Bluegrass Double Dollars Launches This Week (with video)

As readers of my blog know, Bluegrass Double Dollars is a new pilot project sponsored by the Blue Grass Community Foundation in partnership with LFUCG’s local food program, Bluegrass Farm to Table.  Double Dollars helps low-income families double their purchasing power … Continue reading

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