Content Tagged 'Urban County Council'

Lexington Mayor's Budget Asks For $40 Million In Debt For Rupp Renovation
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray released his proposed 2015 budget on Tuesday. It called for the city to authorize $40 million in debt to renovate Rupp Arena and the adjacent convention center.
Lexington Raises Fine For Illegally Parking In Handicap Spot
The fine for illegally parking in a handicap spot in Lexington has gone up from $15-to-$250, following a unanimous vote Thursday by the Urban County Council.
Food Trucks Get Committee Vote
Tuesday, the Urban County Council Committee unanimously voted to extend a pilot program to allow food trucks until the end of the year. Video Video
Urban County Councilmember Kevin Stinnett To Seek At-Large Seat
Lexington Urban County Councilmember Kevin Stinnett will seek an at-large seat on the council.
UPDATE: Urban County Council Okays Construction Start For CentrePointe
Lexington's CentrePointe project could get off the ground in ten days. The Urban County Council approved a plan Tuesday night that allows work to start. Video Video
Vice Mayor To Step Down From Council At The End of 2014
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council vice Mayor Linda Gorton announced on Thursday that she will not run for re-election in 2014.
Urban County Council Takes Step To Sell Coldstream Lease
The Urban County Council on Tuesday took the initial step toward selling a long-term lease the city holds on 16-acres at Coldstream Research Campus, according to Mayor Gray.
Council Vote Means Lexington Brownouts Will End
Lexington can sleep easier knowing that the rolling 'brownouts' will be coming to an end. In a unanimous vote Thursday night, the Urban County Council approved a $640,000 plan to help staff the Fire Department. Video Video
Bill O' Mara Named Lexington's City Finance Commissioner
The longtime head of Lexington's Division of Revenue will become Finance Commissioner, pending Urban County Council approval.
Update: Urban County Council Still Deciding How To Spend Surplus Money
Lexington's Urban County Council could decide next Tuesday how to spend $4 million of a $12.4 million surplus.
Lexington: One Step Closer To Domestic Partner Employee Benefits
Lexington is a step closer to domestic partner benefits for city workers. The Lexington Herald-Leader says an Urban County Council Committee approved the change Tuesday.
Urban County Council To Finalize Budget Surplus Spending Plans
The Urban County Council on Tuesday is expected to finalize its list of projects to be funded by a budget surplus.
Update: Lexington's Budget Surplus Off Nearly $5 Million
Lexington's Urban County Council was told Tuesday that the city had nearly $5 million less in budget surplus money to spend than originally thought. Now what?
Funeral Arrangements Set For Former Vice-Mayor Of Lexington
Visitation for Ann Ross is scheduled for Tuesday, August 6th from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home - Harrodsburg Road in Lexington. Services will be Wednesday at 12:30 p.m., also at Kerr Brothers - Harrodsburg Road.
Lexington Neighborhoods Petition Against 'Re-Entry' Housing
Local Lexington neighborhoods are petitioning against the Bluegrass Area Development District's 're-entry' facility for recently released felons. Video Video
Fireworks Ban Approved In Lexington
The Urban County Council unanimously approved a fireworks ban Thursday night. Video Video
Urban County Council Asks State To Reverse Cuts In Child Care Assistance Program
Lexington's Urban County Council on Thursday voted unanimously on a resolution asking state lawmakers to reverse financial cuts made to the child care assistance program. Video Video
Urban County Council Okays Zone Change For Hotel
Lexington's Urban County Council on Tuesday approved a zoning change that would allow a hotel near the corner of Nicholasville Road and Southland Drive.
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