Monthly Archives: October 2015

Minimum Wage of $10.10 Advances to the Council Docket

During yesterday’s work session (10/27/15), I voted with the majority to add the to the Council’s docket an ordinance proposing an increase in the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour over the next three years. Eight Councilmembers supported the motion, six Councilmembers … Continue reading

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Latest on Gigabit City

Status Update The city of Lexington has a project team working to make our community a gigabit city.  Being a gigabit city means that residents and businesses can access the Internet at download speeds of 1 gigabyte/second.  To download data … Continue reading

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Maintaining Our Urban Forest

The following is a guest post by Angela Poe, a Program Manager for Public Engagement with the LFUCG Division of Environmental Services. Lexington is invested in enhancing its corridors and medians.  Trees are an important part of that effort.  To keep our … Continue reading

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“Green Up for the Breeders’ Cup” Council Comment

The Breeders’ Cup begins on October 30th, 2015–just a few weeks away.  The city has been hard at work making sure Lexington’s signature beauty is at its finest not only for the upcoming festivities but long into the future as … Continue reading

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