The Urban County Council is the legislative branch of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, with the power to establish budgets, set policy and levy taxes, subject to limits set by the Charter and state laws. The Urban County Council consists of 12 District Council Members and three At-Large Council Members. District Council Members are elected for two-year terms and may serve up to six consecutive terms. At-Large Council Members are elected for four-year terms and may serve up to three consecutive terms. The At-large member who receives the most votes in the general election becomes the Vice Mayor. In the absence of the Mayor, the Vice Mayor is the presiding officer.
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FOR YOUR INFORMATION
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2016 Council Calendar
Council Meeting Dockets
Council Meeting Minutes
All council work sessions/meetings will be held in the Council Chamber on the second floor of the Government Center and shall be open to the public. There is public comment time at both of these meetings.
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE WORK SESSION
Committee of the Whole Work Sessions are informal meetings held every Tuesday at 3:00 pm. The Council decides what actions will be taken at its formal meeting on Thursday nights.
Council Meetings are formal meetings in which previously discussed ordinances and resolutions are legally enacted by the Council. These meetings are held twice a month on Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm.
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